Registration for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties is open. BGCSDC is now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 Great Futures Academy School-Year Program, which will launch on August 8, 2022, at its six Club locations across Sarasota and DeSoto Counties.
Great Futures Academy School-Year Program provides BGCSDC students, ages 6 to 18, with on-site support for students who opted into our afterschool activities designed to foster academic success, leadership development, and career exploration.
The 2022-2023 program session provides students, ages 6 to 12, from different school locations, with a safe place to access youth development activities after the school day. The Great Futures Academy program features 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. Daily snacks are served to program participants at no additional cost. The online application is available here
BGCSDC is also offering a full slate of award-winning Teen Programs, for youth ages 13-18, including entrepreneurial training, leadership development, financial literacy, civic engagement, planning for college, and workforce development. Middle and high school students are invited to apply here
Busing is also available to the Clubs from select school locations. Club locations include:
Gene Matthews Boys & Girls Club
Lee Wetherington Boys & Girls Club
Louis and Gloria Flanzer Boys & Girls Club
Address: 18 School Ave. | Arcadia | FL 34266