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.

Kathy Ruiz Goldenkranz leaves legacy of equity, social justice

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County is extremely sad to announce the passing of longtime Board Member Kathy Ruiz Goldenkranz. Kathy, pictured front and center with other board members above, had been part of the BGCSCC board for eight years and served as president in 2012 and 2013. During her time leading […]

Posted in: Board of Directors, Fundraising,
A Summer Well Spent: Summer Camp Reading

More than 300 Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County members spent more than 40 hours each having someone read to them or reading as part of the BGCSCC Summer Camp programming. “For kids who were not part of the larger Summer Brain Gain–READ! program, the quiet time spent reading or listening to a […]

Posted in: Education, Members,
Back to School: Redefining Opportunity

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County is joining Boys & Girls Clubs nationwide to redefine the opportunity equation for kids by elevating the critical role out-of-school time plays in a child’s development. Through the Great Futures Campaign, BGCSCC seeks to ensure that every child and teen has access to a safe place […]

Posted in: Happenings,
Free Movie: Screenagers, Life in the Digital Age
February 23, 2017 7:00 pm
Santa Cruz High Auditorium
Club Blue
Club Blue Meeting
January 18, 2017 5:30 pm
East Cliff Brewing Company (21517 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062)
Sir Froggy's Pub
Sir Froggy’s Pub Toy Drive
December 17, 2016 1:00 pm
Sir Froggy's Pub (4771 Soquel Dr in Soquel)
Craft Fair 2016
Kids Craft Fair 2016
December 3, 2016 11:00 am
Downtown Clubhouse (543 Center St)