Mental Health Awareness Month 2024

Here at Boys & Girls Clubs of Polk County our mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens. Experience has taught us that to achieve this goal, we must...

Empowering through Development

Thanks to the GiveWell Community Foundation’s Empower Polk Grant, Boys & Girls Clubs of Polk County was able to offer professional development opportunities for employees to improve their skills and efficiency in their positions.  The organization hopes...
VISTE – BGC Polk Gives Back

VISTE – BGC Polk Gives Back

Here at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Polk County, we know how important it is to give back to the community. It is the very reason we are able to help thousands of at-risk youth each year. Every volunteer or donation to our Organization makes our mission possible....
National Mentoring Month

National Mentoring Month

Mentorship is the patronage, influence, guidance, or direction given by a mentor. A mentor teaches or gives help and advice to a less experienced, younger person. January is recognized as National Mentoring Month; this gives us a chance to share the difference Boys...

Workforce Readiness Teen Program

What is the Workforce Readiness Teen Program? The Boys & Girls Clubs of Polk County host a 6-month program available to all teens ages 16 through 18, to prepare your teenager for their future (that is approaching quickly.) Teens will work through a curriculum via...