About Us

Our Mission

The Movement's Reason for being, To inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.

A Boys & Girls Club Provides

A safe place to learn and grow...  Ongoing relationships with caring adult professionals... Life- enhancing programs and character development experiences... Hope and oppunitunity.

Our History

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Laredo have been for more than half a century an Organization synonymous with service to youth, and have a long record of Shaping youth today in preparation for leadership tomorrow.

Since its dedication on July 4, 1946, Boys & Girls Clubs of Laredo have been the helping hand that has made the difference in the lives of thousands of young people.

There are three clubs in Laredo, Roberto and Beatriz Benavides Club, the Lamar Bruni Vergara Club, and the Northwest Club.
Each of these complexes contains its separate areas of game room, arts and crafts area, tutoring, kitchen, outdoor area. Our Clubs have their own swimming pool, and libraries.

Boys & Girls Clubs are primary designed to give members, ages 6 through 12, responsible adult guidance, filling needs that frequently are not adequately met at home, in school or elsewhere in the community.
Besides our regular membership or 10,000 Boys & Girls Clubs of Laredo reach another 20,000 boys and girls through our Special Leagues of Basketball, Flag Football, Volleyball, and Track Meets.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Laredo are unique, being the only organization dedicated to promoting the health, social, education, and character development of youth on the daily basis.