Education and Career Development

We recognize how important a good education is when building a path to a great future. We encourage all youth to achieve their academic potential and to become caring and responsible citizens of the world.

Power Hour (Homework Help)
All program areas are dedicated to providing time for homework assistance and study. Whether kids are reading, working on the computer, or researching their class projects, the staff and volunteers ensures the focus is on learning.

Computer Lab
We offer a computer lab and portable tablets to enhance creative learning opportunities. Smart Board technology is available to provide a classroom setting and WiFi is available throughout the Central Clubhouse. 

Career Placement
Through our partnership with East Bay Community Action Program, we help locate career opportunities for individuals 
14 to 24 years of age. Examples of employment include vocational areas,  office work, retail and community outreach.
Contact Steve Dolce at 401-692-2695 or

BGC Youth visit Roger Williams Park Zoo - Fall 2016. 

Established career professionals are a wealth of knowledge for today's youth and provide valuable lessons in navigating through life's challenges. The Boys & Girls Club welcomes the opportunity to partner with community leaders to create enriching mentor experiences.  

STEM Mentoring 2016
What Is STEM Mentoring? 
STEM Mentoring connects youth ages 6–9 with caring mentors (4:1 mentee-to-mentor ratio) to engage in weekly, structured, hands-on, multimedia Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics activities.

Key Program Elements
•  Mentees and mentors commit to the program for one year, during which they complete a total of three STEM Mentoring modules, each lasting 8 to 12 weeks. 
•  Mentees and mentors meet in small groups for an hour per week during each STEM Mentoring module. 
•  Mentees and mentors participate in three STEM enrichment activities during the program.

CLICK HERE for Youth Mentee Application

CLICK HERE for Mentor Application

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