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The National Boys & Girls Club Movement

The Boys & Girls Clubs of America, founded more than a century ago, is a national network of more than 4,000 neighborhood-based facilities annually serving some 4.6 million young people, primarily from disadvantaged circumstances. National spokespersons include actor Denzel Washington and statesman Colin Powell.

 

 

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Boys & Girls Club of the West Valley is to inspire and empower all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.

 
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Core Beliefs:
The Boys & Girls Club of the West Valley provides:

 

• A safe place to learn and grow

• Ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals

• Life-enhancing programs and character development experiences

• Hope and opportunity

   

Founded
In 1995 at Calvert Elementary School; moved into its own building at 7245 Remmet Ave., Canoga Park, in 2004.

Number of Children who are Members
2,500, between the ages of six and 17 years.

Cost
$20 per year per child; the Club charges additional fees for full-day programs such as Winter and Summer Camps. No child is turned away for lack of ability to pay.

Number of Children Who Use the Facility Each Day
125 at the Club; an additional 500 children are provided after-school activities at Blythe Elementary School, Reseda Elementary School, Canoga Park High School and
Tierra del Sol.

 
 
Ethnicity
  African American 11%
Hispanic 61%
Asian 9%
Caucasian 13%
Multi-Cultural 5%
Native American 1%
 
 


 
 
Economic:
  Single-parent home
Free/Reduced School Lunch Program
Family income under $30,000 a year
35%
60%
81%
 
     
 
Transportation
Available for $60 per month.
 
   
 
     
 
Hours of Service
  • After-School program: Monday through Friday: 1:00-6:30 p.m.
• Full-Day Program for Year-Round Students: 8:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
• Winter and Spring Breaks: 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
• Summer Program: Day camp, 7:45 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
 
     
 
Programs
Proven nationally recognized programs in five core areas teach young people the skills they need to succeed in life
  • Character and Leadership Development
• Education and Career Development
• Health and Life Skills
• The Arts
• Sports, Fitness, and Recreation
 
     
 
Staff Leadership
The Boys & Girls Club of the West Valley provides:
  Jan Sobel – President and CEO
Ruben Rodriguez – Program Director
Kelsy Maruyama – Vice President
Tennille Rounds – Director of Administration
 
     
  Location
7245 Remmet Avenue
Canoga Park, CA 91303
Tel 818.610.1054
Fax 818.610.1094
www.wvbgc.org
 
     
 

Tax Status
The Boys & Girls Club of the West Valley is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation; Tax ID #95-4419365

For More Information
Contact Jan Sobel (818) 610-1054 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 
     
     
 
 
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