There is a reason Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley (BGCAZ) is the largest childcare provider in the Valley: Parents trust BGCAZ to provide a safe, positive, fun environment for their kids’ out-of-school time.
1. Our Mission and Vision
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley empowers young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible members of the community.
To be the premier out-of-school-time provider and leading voice for youth development in Arizona, ensuring youth and teens have the skills and resilience to successfully navigate childhood and prepare for adulthood.
2. Formula 4 Impact
Boys & Girls Clubs employs a Formula for Impact for how the organization impacts the life of a child. Our programs are organized around four Priority Outcomes: Academic Success; Good Character & Leadership, Healthy Lifestyles and Career Pathways & Workforce Readiness.
- Academic Success: Graduate from high school, ready for college, trade school, military or employment.
- Good Character & Leadership: Be an engaged member in the community, and model strong character.
- Healthy Lifestyles: Adopt a healthy diet, practice healthy lifestyle choices and make a lifelong commitment to fitness.
- Career Pathways & Workforce Readiness: Build knowledge, skills and learning experiences to prepare for the 21st century workforce and lifetime economic potential.
3. How We Support Families
Empowering Kids, Empowering Families Through High-Quality, Affordable Programs That Stay Open Late
Whether it is during summer camp, after-school time, or in one of our other enrichment programs, BGCAZ offers unique experiences in the arts, physical fitness, character development, and leadership training. We also provide our kids with proven educational programs and academic support — along with plenty of healthy fun and recreation.
Our caring, professional, well-trained staff help to empower children and young adults to succeed in school, to develop mentally and emotionally, and to reach their full potential as responsible, caring, productive citizens.
At just $40-$80 per month during the school year (including snacks and a hot, nutritious dinner at no additional cost), BGCAZ is not only affordable — it is the best deal around!
We support families’ work schedules by staying open until 7 pm, ensuring that parents are able to fulfill their work obligations without worrying about their children’s safety or well-being.
Explore one of our 30+ clubhouses in the Phoenix metro area by clicking here, and see how BGCAZ can exceed your expectations for out-of-school-time care.