Our Mission:

To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as responsible, caring, productive citizens.

Your financial gift supports Club kids by funding academic and recreational programming, organized sports, art and dance classes, teen programs, summer reading programs, free snacks and nutrition classes, field trips and the staff needed to run these programs.


Members Spotlight: Claudia Urbina

Claudia Urbina, 11, a Westlake Elementary student, calls her time at Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County, as “Claudia 101” — meaning that she learns a lot about herself and others learn a lot about her. Claudia, a member since age 6, comes to the Downtown Clubhouse everyday after school and in the […]

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Summer Brain Gain READ! Set to Launch

Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County announces the launch of Summer Brain Gain: READ!, a literacy program designed to improve the reading skills of our youth at a time when school is not in session. Each summer, an estimated 43 million children in the U.S. miss out on expanded learning opportunities that could […]

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Silver Dolphins Raise Money for Swimming Program

Silver Dolphins, a swimming organization for seniors, meets three times per week at the Downtown Clubhouse to use the indoor heated pool, where the group offers water aerobics and lap classes. For the first time, the Silver Dolphins organized a fundraiser that will benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County’s Stingray swim […]

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Daves Custom Bike Raffle
Beach Cruiser Bike Raffle
June 18, 2016 5:00 pm
Dave’s Custom Bikes 910A Soquel Avenue
The Human Race
The Human Race
May 7, 2016 9:00 am
West Cliff Dr
2016 Youth of the Year
2016 Youth of the Year Awards Banquet
May 12, 2016 6:00 pm
Holy Cross Hall, 170 High Street, Santa Cruz
46th Annual Don Bailey Golf Tournament
July 8, 2016 12:00 pm
DeLaveaga Golf