You are the Difference

We never take a single approach to help kids succeed. It takes caring mentors, such as our trained Club staff. It takes a safe place, like our Clubs that are consistently there for the kids they serve. It takes innovative, quality programs designed to empower youth to excel in school and lead healthy, productive lives. We do whatever it takes to ensure all kids have a great future. We rely on you to help us build great futures.

At the Boys & Girls Clubs of Chattanooga, Child Safety is Job No. 1

Child Safety

And EVERY LOCATION has the Certificate of Approval from the Tennessee Department of Education.

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Great Futures Start Here

We don’t just do one thing, we do what it takes to build great futures.

95% on Grade Level

Education is the foundation for a better future. By offering free tutoring and homework help, we provide kids with the support they need to succeed.

“The Club is my safe haven”

LaShaysheion, Senior

Howard High School

"We always have fun and learn new things"

Amare' Green, 2nd Grader

Eastlake Elementary

Jarvon Shropshire, 2nd Grader

Lakeside Academy

“The club is like my second home”

My’Liyah, 6th Grader

Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy

97% Graduation Rate

Nearly every member who participates in our leadership and education programs graduates from high school.

96% Better Prepared for College

Our character development programs provide direction to wayward lives. In fact, a recent study found our teen members are better prepared for college and the workforce. Plus, scholarship opportunities help give college-bound students a head start on making their dreams a reality.

Thousands of Chattanooga children leave school with no place to go.


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2024 Stake ‘N Burger Dinner Tuesday April 23, 2024

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Chattanooga has been holding its annual Stake ‘N Burger Dinner since 1982. This year we are recognizing Mark Brock, a long-time Board member who has diligently worked to improve the quality of life for Chattanooga’s youth. “I am thrilled to be involved with the Chattanooga Boys & Girls Clubs” […]

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Boys & Girls Club Held Its 42nd Annual Stake N’ Burger

The Boys and Girls Clubs recently hosted their 42nd annual Stake N’ Burger dinner at the East Lake Clubhouse, a cherished tradition that brings together community members in support of vital ongoing programs. From summer camps to STEM initiatives and teen leadership development, the dinner serves as a cornerstone event, raising crucial funds to sustain […]

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Family + Friends Warehouse Sale

Join us for a fantastic shopping experience and support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Chattanooga. Bring your friends to shop and save more on already discounted prices! Parties of 2 save 20% Parties of 3 save 30% Parties of 4 save 40% Parties of 5 save 50% Learn more Event Details Sale Dates & […]

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Emma Wheeler STEM Lab Grand Opening

CHATTANOOGA, March 15th, 2024 – The Boys and Girls Clubs of Chattanooga and TVA celebrated the opening of a new STEM lab at the Emma Wheeler Clubhouse. Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation jointly donated a new STEM lab to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Chattanooga’s Emma Wheeler Clubhouse. The […]

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