Our Mission: To provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skill for life.
Core Values: In our work with children, youth, families and communities, all Boys and Girls Clubs are guided by the following core values. They define us as a movement and are the standard against which all Boys and Girls Club Services are measured.
We welcome everyone in a safe, accepting environment based on belonging and positive relationships.
We ensure that everyone- children, youth, families, volunteers, staff- is heard, respected, valued and treated fairly.
Encourage and support
We encourage and support every child and youth to play, learn and grow to achieve their dreams.
We work together with young people, families, volunteers, our communities and govern ment.
We speak out with children, youth and families so that we can make our world better.
Offering out-of-school services and programs.
After School Program: September-June
- Monday-Friday 2:00pm-6:00pm
Inservice Days: September-June 7:30am-5:30pm
- Based on the Chignecto-Regional School Board Calendar
- Storm Days: September-June 7:30am-5:30pm
Based on Chignecto Regional School Board Cancellations
- Christmas Break/March Break: 7:30am-5:30pm
- Summer Day Camp: 7:30 am-5:30pm
Our mission statement and core values guide us in all our programs.
What we offer: A Unique Approach to Helping Children
One of our key strengths in working with young people is our approach. Boys and Girls Clubs focus on the positive potential of every child because-we believe in kids! We understand the fundamental importance of nurturing young people's minds, bodies and spirits.
A Safe, Enriching and Fun Place to Go When School is Out
Our clubs offer children, ages 5-18, a safe place to channel their energies into positive, challenging activities that encourage personal growth, learning, community involvement and healthy living.
The Boys and Girls Club of Truro and Colchester is open weekdays after school, some evenings and weekends as well as full days when there is no school.
We Instill Values
Our organization holds strong core values, which guide us in our work with children and youth and teach our kids the importance of mutual respect, teamwork and being socially responsible.
Available and Affordable to all Children
Our club programs are accessible and affordable to all children. Membership fees are low and are waived for children in need. Our club provides services to young people and families in high-need communities.
Professional Staff and Dedicated Volunteers
Boys and Girls Clubs throughout Canada are managed by experienced career professionals trained in youth development. Over 13,000 volunteers nationwide assist club staff in providing positive role models for our young people.