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Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties is now accepting applications for its 2021-2022 Great Futures Academy School-Year Program.

The Afterschool Support session provides students, ages 6 to 12 from specific school locations, with a safe place to access youth-development activities after the school day. It will feature educational, recreational and developmental activities with youth development professionals that empower children to excel in school, become leaders, adopt healthy habits and plan for success after high school graduation.
Club Address Program Hours Program Fee Feeder Schools
Gene Matthews Boys & Girls Club 6851 Biscayne Dr. North Port, FL 34287 After school until 6:00 p.m.
Full Club Days: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
$100 Reg. Fee $50 monthly Atwater, Cranberry, Glenallen, Heron Creek, Imagine Upper, Imagine Lower, Lamarque, North Port High, Student Leadership Academy, Toledo Blade, Woodland
Lee Wetherington Boys & Girls Club 3100 Fruitville Road Sarasota, FL 34237 After school until 6:00 p.m.
Full Club Days: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
$125 Reg. Fee $50 monthly Alta Vista, Ashton, Booker High, Booker Middle, Brentwood, Brookside, Fruitville, Gocio, Lakeview, McIntosh, Philippi Shores, South Side, Tatum, Tuttle, Wilkinson
Louis and Gloria Flanzer Boys & Girls Club 18 School Ave. Arcadia, FL 34266 After school until 6:00 p.m.
Full Club Days: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
$0 DeSoto Middle, Memorial Elementary, Nocatee Elementary, West Elementary
Newtown Estates Park Boys & Girls Club 2800 Newtown Blvd. Sarasota, FL 34234 After school until 6:00 p.m.
Full Club Days: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
$0 Emma E Booker, Booker Middle
Robert and Joan Lee Boys & Girls Club 920 Gulf Coast Blvd. Venice, FL 34285 After school until 6:00 p.m.
Full Club Days: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
$125 Reg. Fee $50 monthly Garden Elementary, Laurel Nokomis, Student Leadership Academy, Taylor Ranch, Venice Elementary, Venice High, Venice Middle
Roy McBean Boys & Girls Club 1790 21st Street Sarasota, FL 34234 After school until 6:00 p.m.
Full Club Days: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
$50 For entire school year Bay Haven, Booker High, Booker Middle, Emma E Booker, Gocio, Tuttle

BGCSDC is also offering a full slate of award-winning Teen Programs, including entrepreneurial training, leadership development, financial literacy, civic engagement, and workforce development. Middle and high school students are invited to apply here.

With the safety of the children and staff as the top priority, the capacity for each Club location was determined based upon CDC protocols and recommendations from local health professionals, as well as, transportation availability.

The daily capacity and monthly fees range amongst Club locations.

Gene Matthews Boys & Girls Club

Address: 6851 S. Biscayne Drive in North Port
Membership Fee: $100 registration; $50 monthly
Scholarships Available: Yes

Lee Wetherington Boys & Girls Club

Address: 3100 Fruitville Road in Sarasota
Membership Fee: $125 registration; $50 monthly
Scholarships Available: Yes

Louis and Gloria Flanzer Boys & Girls Club

Address: 18 School Avenue in Arcadia
Membership Fee: $0

Newtown Estates Park Boys & Girls Club

Address: 2800 Newtown Boulevard in Sarasota
Membership Fee: $0

Robert and Joan Lee Boys & Girls Club

Address: 920 Gulf Coast Boulevard in Venice
Membership Fee: $125 registration; $50 monthly
Scholarships Available: Yes

Roy McBean Boys & Girls Club

Address: 1790 21st Street in Sarasota
Membership Fee: $50 for the entire school year.
Scholarships Available: Yes

Families who are interested in enrolling their child(ren) in the Afterschool Support session must submit an application below. Once the application is submitted, staff will confirm the child(ren)’s eligibility for participation. An internal committee will review each application and verify eligibility. All children who qualify will advance to the selection process and be entered into a lottery system that will determine the secured spots. Payment will be collected upon enrollment.

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