About Us

Our Mission

To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.


Our Vision

To provide a world-class Club experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who walks through our doors, with all members on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County (BGCSC) provide after-school and summer programs for more than 5,500 children and youth ages 6-18 with Clubs spread strategically throughout Sarasota County:


  • Lee Wetherington Club, 3100 Fruitville Rd., Sarasota
  • Roy McBean Club, 1790 21st St., Newtown
  • Robert and Joan Lee Club, 920 Gulfcoast Blvd., Venice
  • Gene Matthews Club, 6851 S. Biscayne Dr., North Port


Plus, six 21st Century Community Learning Centers at area elementary and middle schools including Alta Vista Elementary, Tuttle Elementary, Emma E. Booker Elementary, Gocio Elementary, Wilkinson Elementary, and Booker Middle School.