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2024 Summer Program Frequently Asked Questions

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1. What is the 2024 Summer Program?

The 2024 Boys & Girls Clubs Summer Programs provides youth, ages 6 to 18, with access to positive adult mentors and opportunities that encourage academic excellence, leadership development, healthy habits and success after high school graduation. The Summer Program features a comprehensive slate of exciting activities including daily education, art demonstrations, physical fitness activities, technology instruction, career exploration and more. Meals are also provided.

2. When is the 2024 Summer Program?

The 2024 Summer Program will run for eight weeks at all Boys & Girls Clubs locations. The program will take place Monday through Friday May 28th to August 2nd from 8 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. All Boys & Girls Clubs will be CLOSED Wednesday June 19th and Monday July 1st - Friday July 5th.

3. What are the eligibility requirements for the program participants?

The 2024 Boys & Girls Clubs Summer Programs serve youth between the ages of 6 and 18. Space is extremely limited.

4. Where will the 2024 Summer Program take place?

The 2024 Summer Program will serve youth, ages 6 to 18, at six Boys & Girls Club locations including:

5. What are the Club membership fees for the 2024 Summer Program?

Membership fees vary per Club. More information can be found here.

6. What meals are included with the Club membership for the 2024 Summer Program?

Food is provided at all Club locations. More information can be found here.

7. What is your attendance policy?

Daily attendance is required only for children between the ages of 6 and 12, unless due to illness or other extenuating circumstances. Absences extended beyond 3 days will be reviewed by the Club Director and may result in termination of Club membership.

8. How do I apply for my child to attend the 2024 Boys & Girls Clubs Summer Programs?

Registration for the 2024 Summer Program will open on Wednesday, January 24th, at bgcsdc.org. All registration requests will be placed onto a wait list and reviewed in the order in which they are received. 

Parents and/or teens will be notified within 10-12 days after receipt of your request to confirm whether Club membership has been granted or not. Please do not call the Club until this time has passed.

9. Are any other specialized programs available this summer?

Yes! Boys & Girls Clubs will also provide exploratory summer programs to a limited number of teens including academic enrichment, entrepreneurial training, leadership development, financial literacy, civic engagement and workforce development. Middle and high school students are invited to secure their spot at theclubsdc.org. Applications for specialized programs will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

10. Who can I contact if I have further questions?

Parents or guardians with questions related to membership for children between the ages of 6 and 12 can contact Jakela Cantell, Membership and Outcomes Coordinator, at  or 941-366-3911. Inquiries regarding membership for teens can be directed to Suriya Khong, VP of Teen Initiatives, at  or 941-366-3911.

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