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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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Play ball with the mayor at this community event

Play ball with the mayor at this community event

Published on 8/6/2018 NEWPORT NEWS — Play ball with Mayor McKinley Price at TowneBank Athletic Park on Aug. 15. From 5-8 p.m. enjoy free fun, including baseball drills/contests, free hot dogs and chips, face painting, giant slide and obstacle course, Newport News...

Future uncertain for Shell Road Boys & Girls Club in Hampton

Future uncertain for Shell Road Boys & Girls Club in Hampton

Published on 5/22/2018 @ 6:53 p.m. HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) -- Residents of a Hampton neighborhood are concerned about the future of their local Boys and Girls Club. According to The Boys & Girls Club of the Virginia Peninsula, the City of Hampton approached them in May of...

Making a Difference Across the Peninsula

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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.


11825 Rock Landing Drive

Chesapeake Bldg.
Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: 757-223-7204
​Fax: 757-223-7206
Email: [email protected]

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