Summer 2023 Recap

BOSTON, MA — That’s a wrap on BGCD’s Summer of 2023! Our members had an unforgettable Summer at BGCD, filled with so many different fun activities. Members took part in our annual Summer Camp programming, taking part in art, music, gym, and swimming, as well as took some awesome off-site field trips to places like […]

31st Annual Disney for Kids Trip

Now in its 31st year, 100 children and chaperones traveled to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida for an unforgettable week as part of the annual Rodman Disney for Kids Program with BGCD! The program is funded by Rodman for Kids, and the many friends and partners who support their efforts. Rodman for Kids is dedicated to continuing Don Rodman’s […]

Summer Programs & Food

Summer Programs Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester is gearing up for summer programming! The last day of regular after-school programming is June 23rd, and after that we have a couple of weeks off before beginning our Summer Fun Program. The Summer Fun Program runs from July 10 – August 11, from 8:30AM-5:30PM daily. (The […]

BGCD Hosts Spooktacular Grand Drawing Gala-ween

BOSTON, MA — On Friday, October 29th, Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester hosted our Annual Grand Drawing Gala at Granite Links Golf Club Pavilion Tent in Quincy, MA. The event included a silent auction, live auction, delicious food stations and dancing to the amazing  “East Coast Soul ” band. We had three lucky winners […]

Team BGCD Takes Part in Historic Running of 125th Boston Marathon

BOSTON, MA — Team BGCD had fourteen runners who took on the challenge of running 26.2 miles at the Boston Marathon. Each team member had their own personal goal and successfully crossed the finish. It was a beautiful Fall day as Club staff, family members and spectators cheered all the way from Hopkinton to Copley […]

Team BGCD Takes Part in 31st Annual Rodman Ride for Kids

BOSTON, MA — On September 25, BGCD participated in the 31st annual Rodman Ride for Kids! Rodman Ride for Kids is the #1 athletic event in the country that helps support at risk youth. It’s not too late to support Team BGCD in this year’s Rodman Ride. This year we had 26 in-person Riders who […]

BGCD Member Naraya Named Winner in BGCA National Arts Contest

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BGCD & Rodman for Kids Partner to Take Members on Memorable Disney Trip

[bt_section][bt_row][bt_column width=”1/1″][bt_text] DORCHESTER, MA — Last week, Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester partnered with Rodman for Kids to take 50 members on a magical trip of a lifetime to Walt Disney World. Since 1992 (with the exception of 2020), Disney for Kids has sent thousands of Dorchester-area kids on an all expenses paid trip […]

BGCD Members Go On Kayak Adventures with Elevate Youth

[bt_section][bt_row][bt_column width=”1/1″][bt_text] BOSTON, MA — Recently, Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester partnered with our friends at Elevate Youth and Paddle Boston for a couple of fun kayaking field trips for our members. The kids were able to enjoy the beautiful summer weather out on the water learning to kayak. Elevate Youth provides outdoor opportunities […]

BGCD Early Ed Hosts Their Own 2021 Olympic Games

[bt_section][bt_row][bt_column width=”1/1″][bt_text] DORCHESTER, MA — BGCD’s Early Education & Care program was excited to host their very own 2021 Summer Olympic Games at BGCD. Our amazing Early Ed athletes took part in a series of sporting events, games and activities. Our teams of athletes not only had the opportunity to compete with each other, but […]