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Mission

To enable our young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential.

Purpose

To create a place for kids to have fun, develop character and discover their talents.

Core Program Areas

The Boys & Girls Club of Bartlesville is part of a nationwide movement of community-based, autonomous organizations and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) working to help youth of all backgrounds develop the qualities needed to become responsible citizens and leaders. It offers daily access to a broad range of programs in five core program areas:

  1. Character and Leadership Development
  2. Education and Career Development
  3. Health and Life Skills
  4. The Arts
  5. Sports, Fitness and Recreation

All programs are designed to drive positive outcomes for youth and reinforce necessary life skills.

 

Committed to Bartlesville’s Youth

Today, nearly 1,000 young people at risk and in need are taking advantage of the programs, activities and services provided by the Boys & Girls Club of Bartlesville. Our vision is to provide a world-class Club Experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who comes through our doors, with all members on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.

Since 2010, we have witnessed a drastic increase in the number of children we serve. Our average daily attendance was 51 children in 2010. Our average daily attendance has sky-rocketed to over 185 per day in the school year and our numbers served only increase during the summer. While we’re proud of our growth, our goal is not to only get kids through our blue doors. Once inside, we strive to engage, encourage and support them to reach their full potential.

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 Kandace Duke, local Youth of the Year, shares what the Club means to her.