Strengths

Strengths


Strengths


A Unique Approach to Helping Children
BGCCA key strengths are in working with young people. Boys and Girls Clubs focus on the positive potential of every child and believe in kids! Boys and Girls Club of Cochrane and Area understands the fundamental importance of nurturing young people’s self-esteem by engaging them in activities that challenge and enrich their minds, bodies and spirits.

A Safe, Enriching and Fun Place to Go When School is Out
Clubs offer children through to young adulthood, a safe place to channel energies into positive, challenging activities that encourage personal growth, learning, community involvement and healthy living.
 
Values
BGCCA holds strong core values, which guide work with children and youth and teach kids the importance of mutual respect, teamwork and being socially responsible.

Available and affordable to all Children
Club programs are accessible and affordable to all children. Membership fees are low and financial assistance is provided when needed. Clubs provide services that meet the unique needs of young people and families throughout the community.   Many services also support vulnerable or "at-risk" children and youth.

Connected to Community Needs 
Boys and Girls Club of Cochrane and Area (BGCCA) has been rooted in the Cochrane and Western Rockyview County communities for more than 20 years.  BGCCA has extensive experience in mobilizing resources to create programs for children and teens that address the unique needs of individual communities.  This approach helps strengthen communities so that they become better places to live for all children and youth.

Professional Staff and Dedicated Volunteers
Boys and Girls Clubs of Cochrane and Area (BGCCA) is managed by experienced career professionals trained in child and youth development. Over 65 volunteers annually assist club staff in providing positive role models for our young people.

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