Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula has ensured youth living on the Virginia Peninsula have a fun, welcoming, and safe space to engage in an array of development opportunities since 1946. During our after-school and summer programs, youth not only enjoy the benefits of participating in Club programming, but they also develop positive relationships with peers, adult staff, and volunteers. Our core programs focus on Education & Careers, Character & Leadership, Health & Life Skills, The Arts, and Sports, Fitness, and Recreation. More than seventy-two years ago, 250 neighborhood boys in Newport News entered the Boys Club of Newport News on 28th Street and experienced a family atmosphere while engaging in new and unique experiences. The organization has witnessed incredible growth since those first young men walked through those doors. We now serve over 6,000 boys and girls ages 6-18 each year in the cities of Newport News and Hampton and in the counties of York, Gloucester, and Mathews at 13 Club sites.
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Daily Press, Josh Reyes, (December 2, 2018) Two local clubs geared at helping young people fulfill their potential will continue to serve their missions with the help of the annual Daily Press-Ferguson Holiday Fund. The Boys and Girls Club of the Virginia Peninsula...
Suffolk News-Herald, Kellie Adamson, (Wednesday, November 21, 2018) Four nonprofit organizations in the Hampton Roads region are in the running for a $20,000 grant from the Wawa Foundation Inc.’s Virginia Hero Awards for its 20-year “Wawaversary.” Communities in...
NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) — To celebrate their 20th "Wawaversary" in Virginia, the Wawa Foundation is celebrating by awarding three Virginia-based non-profits with Virginia "Hero Awards." The organization recently announced finalists in the three markets Wawa serves....
Published on 9/17/2018 @ 11:00 a.m. The volunteers of York County’s Bargain Box thrift store celebrated the store’s 50th anniversary doing what the group has done year after year — investing the store’s revenue back into the community. Fitting for the 50th anniversary...
Making a Difference Across the Peninsula
of members feel that they belong, people listen to them, and their ideas count at the Club.
of members feel respected by staff and other kids, and believe that Club rules about how to treat each other are followed.
of members believe that there is a staff member in the Club that cares about them and what is going on in their lives. They also feel that they could go to staff for help and advice.
BGCVP is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and donations are tax-deductible as permitted by law. Our tax identification number is 54-0538202.