Camp Northbound 2022

BRIDGTON, ME — Our members finished off an amazing summer with a week at Camp Northbound in Bridgton, Maine! BGCD is thrilled to announce the success of our 15th year of Camp Northbound! For the first time in 3 years, members and staff rode up with pure excitement, eager to get back to camp. This year, many of our […]

BGCD Non-Contact Boxing Restarts with Volunteer Paul Doyle & BPD Engagement

BOSTON, MA — Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester is so pleased to see the return of our full-time enrichment programming for members of all ages. One of the offerings, as a part of our healthy lifestyles initiative, is our non-contact boxing class on Tuesday evenings. A special thanks to long time volunteers and friends […]

BGCD Puts on Living Museum Event for Black History Month

DORCHESTER, MA — As part of BGCD’s February vacation and this month’s “Welcome Wednesday”, members of our Walter Denney Youth Center put on a special Living Library event to honor Black History Month. We had nine members chose a figure in history meaningful to them and represent with costumes and speeches. Some of those who […]

BGCD Celebrates Black History Month with Inspirational Memorials

DORCHESTER, MA — February is Black History Month which is an annual observance originating in the United States that celebrates African-American history. To kick off our celebration, our Front Desk staff created inspirational displays in all three of our Clubhouses. Each display honors past and present heroes that have paved the way for so many […]

BGCD Congratulates Members on Posse Foundation Scholarships

DORCHESTER, MA — BGCD would like to congratulate members Erica D. & Ajay G., both of whom have been selected for the prestigious Posse Scholarship! The Posse Foundation identifies, recruits and trains individuals with extraordinary leadership potential. Posse Scholars receive full-tuition leadership scholarships from Posse’s partner colleges and universities. Both members went through a rigorous […]

BGCD Community Supports Martin Richard Foundation MR8K

BOSTON, MA — On December 4th, BGCD’s community participated in the fourth annual MR8K in support of our friends at the Martin Richard Foundation. We had over 50 participants from the Club that included Staff, Club Members, Alumni and friends of the Club. This year’s race was a new two-loop course through Brighton that started […]

BGCD Partners with Steel & Rye to Provide 100 Thanksgiving Meals

BOSTON, MA — BGCD would like to thank Steel & Rye in Milton who prepared 100 Thanksgiving dinners for our families. Owner, Dan Kerrigan and his entire team spent days preparing the dinners. We would also like to thank all the volunteers who helped distribute meals on Thanksgiving morning. This is the second year that […]

BGCD Teens Take Part in Create the Change Week By Creating Jared Boxes

BOSTON, MA — Teen members of the Keystone Club at BGCD participated in the Create the Change Week with our friends at Project Giving Kids to create Jared Boxes for children entering long-term Pediatric Care. Jared Boxes are plastic shoe-sized storage boxes filled with small gifts, toys, games, and other fun activities to provide a […]