Young girls having fun at Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano ValleyIn every community, boys and girls are left to find their own recreation and companionship in the streets. An increasing number of children are at home with no adult care or supervision. Young people need to know that someone cares about them.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley offers that and more. Club programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley is a safe place to learn and grow – all while having fun. We are truly The Positive Place for Kids and Teens.

Our Mission is the Movement's Reason for Being
To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

A Boys & Girls Club Provides

  • A safe place to learn and grow
  • Ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals
  • Life-enhancing programs and character development experiences
  • Hope and opportunity

Why We’re Special

Four key characteristics define the essence of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley. All are critical in exerting positive impact on the life of a child:

  1. Dedicated Youth Facilities in Aliso Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita and San Juan Capistrano

    The Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley is a place – an actual neighborhood-based building – designed solely for youth programs and activities.

  2. Open Daily

    The Clubs are open every day, after school, when kids have free time and need positive, productive outlets.

  3. Professional Staff

    The Club has full-time, trained youth development professionals, providing positive role models and mentors. Volunteers provide key supplementary support.

  4. Available/Affordable to All Youth

    The Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley reaches out to kids who cannot afford, or may lack access to, other community programs. Annual membership dues are $50 per year.

The Facts

  • More than 2,200 boys and girls served in 2012
  • Facilities in Aliso Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita and San Juan Capistrano serving youth from the following communities: Aliso Viejo, Capistrano Beach, Dana Point, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Hills, Laguna Woods, Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano.
  • Annual membership fee $50.00
  • 20 trained professional staff and over 200 volunteers

About Our Membership

  • 35% Caucasian
  • 58% Hispanic
  • 1%   African-American
  • 1% Asian
  • 5%  Bi-racial
  • 55% Females
  • 45% Males
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley is a proud member of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, which serves more than 4.5 million children at over 4,300 club locations in the United States and abroad.

"The Club is a cool place to be. Staff is helpful and cares about every kid that walks through the door; they make you feel at home."
-Jose