Giving every kid a chance to reach their full potential

At Boys & Girls Club of Dane County, it is our goal to lead the way in youth development programs by working together with local businesses, foundations, and community programs to produce positive outcomes for 6,312 young people and their families.

Affiliated with Boys & Girls Club of America, our Club is led locally by a dedicated team of professionals specializing in youth development, business management, and community outreach.


Our Vision


Boys & Girls Club of Dane County will be the leader in youth development programs by developing partnerships to improve the well beings of youth, families, and communities through innovation and collaboration, ensuring high-quality programming and services.


Our Mission

Boys & Girls Club of Dane County will inspire and empower all young people, especially those who need us the most, to reach their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring adults.

” Why FIT IN when you were born to STAND OUT” – Dr. Seuss.

FUN FACT: Our club spends more than $6 million in operating costs, resulting in more than $57.6 million dollars in lifetime benefits for young people, their families, and our community.


Our Strategic Priorities


  • Experience

    Create an unbeatable and memorable experience for 7,750 young people

  • Locations

    Ensure we have enough sites and hours to serve the populations who need us the most

  • Local Partnerships

    Foster and leverage value-added partnerships to connect members to meaningful opportunities in their communities

  • Resources

    Increase and diversify our financial resources and engage our donors to ensure that our members’ needs are being met

  • Infrastructure

    Grow infrastructure responsibly to ensure members have the resources they need