About Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa
The Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa has the greatest reach and impact on at-risk children and youth in the city with 4,500 Members and more than 100,000 visits per year. It has been helping at-risk children and youth across our city to belong, believe and achieve for nearly 100 years.
The Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa is a registered charity that provides 4,500 children and youth in seven at-risk neighbourhoods across the city with a safe space during the most vulnerable hours of the day, and FREE access to structured life-changing programs in four key programming pillars that are purposefully designed to drive personal development, empower youth to reach their full potential and give them confidence and skills for life: Education; Physical Activity and Healthy Lifestyle; Leadership and Social Skills; and Creative Arts. The Club also runs Camp Smitty to ensure that every child has the opportunity to experience summer camp.