The Boys & Girls Club of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin offers hundreds of after school and summer programs each year, from recreation to volunteering. Our Youth Development Program Coordinators are dedicated to inspiring and enabling all Members to realize their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.
10 Facts about the Boys & Girls Club of Fort Atkinson
- The Club is open from 3-6pm, Monday through Friday on all student contact days of the Fort Atkinson School District.
- The Club is also open on Early Release Days from 11:50am-6:00pm.
- The Club uses space donated from the School District of Fort Atkinson to run all our youth programming.
- The Club employs 15-20 part time Youth Development Program Coordinators to work with kids, plan & implement programs and to be supportive role models.
- The Club does 15 minutes of reading and 45 of homework, Monday through Thursday.
- The Club gives members 45-60 minutes of recreation time outside or in the gym EVERYDAY!
- The Club has 5 weekly program areas which include: The Arts, Club Tech, Youth for Unity, Triple Play and Friday Fun Day.
- The Club also does activities that focus on community service, science, cooking and more!
- The Club goes on special field trips to local area attractions throughout the school year.
- The Club ensures GREAT FUTURES START HERE in Fort Atkinson.
Our programs have three areas of impact: Academic Success, Good Character & Leadership and Healthy Lifestyles
Our programs develop youth creativity and cultural awareness, give youth the skills necessary to become proficient in basic educational disciplines and embrace technology to achieve success in a career. Through participation in homework help, computer tech classes, art, science and math achievement programs, members become more confident in their pursuit of academic achievement.
These programs empower youth to support and influence their Club and community, sustain meaningful relationships with others, develop a positive self-image, participate in the democratic process and respect their own and others' cultural identities. Activities include leadership programs, character building experiences and community service projects.
Our programs develop young people's capacity to engage in positive behaviors that nurture their own well-being, set personal goals and live successfully as self-sufficient adults. Activities include nutrition, cooking/baking, outdoor and indoor fitness activities and field trips.