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Boys and Girls Club of Odessa, Inc.

At the Boys & Girls Club, our mission is to help young people, especially those who need us most, reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens. Tax ID 75-0990952


The club brings meaning, inspiration, guidance and stability to members through targeted outreach programs and services to youth who need us the most, where they need us the most. We impact over 3,500 kids annually. We are changing the odds every day.

Annual club membership is only $10 a year because we want every child to have a chance to participate regardless of financial resources or parental involvement. We are able to provide virtually free services through the generous support of local donors, foundations and the United Way.

Our four locations are open year round for kids from 6 -18 years old with a school year schedule from 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. and summer schedule from 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. In addition, each facility is open one Saturday per month.

Each facility provides trained adult staff members, academic support, computer learning labs, art, daily hot meal, gymnasiums, adjacent parks, game rooms, field trips, formal and informal athletic leagues, and much more.

Boys & Girls Clubs of America had its beginnings in 1860 when three women in Hartford, Connecticut believed that boys who roamed the street should have a positive alternative. Today, Boys & Girls Clubs of America has over 4,000 clubs throughout the United States.

Boys & Girls Clubs came to the Permian Basin in 1957 and currently has four locations, two in Odessa and two in Midland.  Boys & Girls Clubs of Midland and Boys & Girls Clubs of Odessa are independent organizations working together through the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Permian Basin.