Camp Northbound 2023

Our members had an amazing summer at Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester that culminated with an unforgettable week at Camp Northbound in Bridgton, Maine! BGCD is thrilled to share the incredible photos of the fun the kids and staff had as we celebrate our 16th year of Camp Northbound! Many of our members experienced Camp for the first time and made friendships […]

BGCD Hosts Teen Takeover Kickoff with West End House & BGC Boston

DORCHESTER, MA — BGCD was pleased to host the first of five Teen Takeover events this Summer in partnership with the West End House Boys & Girls Club and Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston! The Friday night events will bring teens together from other Clubs to provide an opportunity to engage with their peers […]

BGCD Hosts Night to Shine Inclusion Dance with Martin Richard Challenger Program

BOSTON, MA — BGCD and Martin Richard Foundation teamed up to host the “Night to Shine Dance” for our Challenger Program members! Attendees arrived looking fabulous all dressed up and ready to dance the night away. Our guests showed off their moves on the dance floor, sharing laughs with friends and making special memories together. Thank you […]

BGCD Members Take Part in Annual Dorchester Day Parade

DORCHESTER, MA — This past Sunday, members of BGCD took part in the 117th Annual Dorchester Day Parade! BGCD’s Baton Club and Dance Team performed while walking the 3.2 mile Parade route. They worked on special routines for the parade and were beaming with pride to represent the Club and their community. The Parade route starts […]

BGCD Member Deshawn V. Selected as Massachusetts Youth of the Year

Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester is excited to share that our Youth of the Year candidate Deshawn V. has been selected as the Massachusetts Youth of the Year at the statewide event! Deshawn joined 34 outstanding youth leaders from Clubs across the state at the event which was held at Gillette Stadium. Deshawn will […]

BGCD Project BIND Takes Part in Fantasy Day with Boston Red Sox

BOSTON, MA — A group of athletes from Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester’s Martin Richard Challenger Sports League were recently invited to attend Fantasy Day at Fenway Park with the Boston Red Sox. Our athletes took part in a fun filled day of clinic style drills, received their very own custom Red Sox jerseys, and […]

BGCD Teen Girls Join Governor Healey in Celebration at Harvard Club

BOSTON, MA — This March, 20 teen girls from BGCD had the opportunity to attend an event at the Harvard Club of Boston as part of a ceremony honoring Governor Maura Healey! Our members were thrilled to join the Governor at this special occasion as she was recognized by the Harvard Club for her many […]

BGCD Holds 2023 Youth of the Year Ceremony

DORCHESTER, MA — On March 27th, BGCD recognized our 12 Youth of the Year Finalists in a ceremony attended by family, friends and staff! The 12 Finalists: Grainne M., Tim H., Deanna D.L., Waverly S., Callie A., Aissatou S., Jasmina P., Deshawn V., Joel T., Brian N., Lionel A., and Calvin N. were all recognized […]

BGCD Puts on Living Museum for Black History Month

DORCHESTER, MA — As a part of BGCD’s school vacation week, our Walter Denney Center hosted their Annual Living Museum to celebrate Black History Month. We had 12 members who chose to portray a distinguished African American in history, by dressing in character and describing their accomplishments and impact on society today. The event was […]

2023 Winter Classic Supports BGCD & Martin Richard Foundation

BOSTON, MA — The 2023 Winter Classic™ Legacy Project was announced at Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester this Saturday! As a legacy of the 2023 NHL Winter Classic™, The National Hockey League (NHL), Boston Bruins, and Boston Red Sox announced their support of our Dorchester Field House Project in partnership with Martin Richard Foundation with a check for $300,000. After the check […]