Charlestown Club


Peter Nash
Executive Director

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Club News

Summer Programs 2016

Charlestown Boys & Girls Club July 5 – August 19 Summer Camp Ages 6 (and entering First Grade in September) to 12 years Hours: 9:00am to 4:00pm Extended Day Hours: 8:00am to 5:30pm Teen Leadership Program Ages 13 - 14…


The Girls 14 and Under Basketball Team takes on Chelsea B&G Club on Thursday, March 31st for the BGCBBL Championship at 6:30 in the Charlestown Gym.

10 Signs You Grew Up in Charlestown

The Club made the list: "Whether it was afternoons in Friendship club as a little kid or summer days in Teen camp, the Boys & Girls Club was where you spent your days. And when it came to the age…

Charity Navigator

BGCB once again receives top 4-star rating from Charity Navigator

Charlestown Club Alum share their stories

Since 1893 the Charlestown Club has served generations of families in the community.  Listen as they share their stories.


Charlestown teen wants to be a good role model to his younger siblings

Location & Hours


AGES 6-8

Monday to Friday 1:30pm – 6pm

AGES 9-18

Monday to Friday 1:30pm – 8pm

School Vacation Week

AGES 6-12

Monday to Friday 9am – 4pm

AGES 13-18

Monday to Friday 11am – 6pm

 Closed Between Christmas and New Years Day

Programs & Features


  • Education

    We help members focus on academics, college, and career choices through homework help, STEM, Pen Pals, Museum of Science Explorations, College Club and career awareness programs.

  • Arts

    We encourage our members to express themselves and build confidence through visual and performing arts including music lessons, Photography Club, talent shows and dance classes.

  • Leadership and Character Development

    Members develop a positive self-image while supporting the Club’s community through Keystone Club, Torch Club, Young Leaders, Youth of the Year and Strong Women, Strong Girls.

  • Life Skills

    We offer safe places for discussion about important life decisions through College Club, teen mentoring and Junior Staff opportunities.

  • Sports, Fitness and Recreation

    We promote healthy lifestyles through swim lessons, pool games, Swim Team, sports leagues, travel teams, social recreation leagues and tournaments and Outdoor Adventures.

  • Technology

    Our Club promotes fluency in technology through our partnership with the MIT Media Laboratory and programs like Newsletter Club, digital music studio, CyberSummit, Club Tech and our Computer Clubhouse.

Features of the Charlestown Club

  • Art room
  • Climbing wall
  • “The Clubhouse” computer lab
  • Education room
  • Free dinner served nightly
  • Games room
  • Gym
  • Handicapped accessible
  • Library
  • Music studio
  • Performing arts center
  • Pool
  • Pre-teen center
  • School age child care
  • Security system
  • Teen center
  • Teen education room
  • Weight room
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Upcoming Events

Dennis Borden Memorial Golf Tournament

Date: 05/27/2016

Time: 7:15 AM Registration | 8:00 AM Shotgun Start

Location: Windham Country Club, Windham, NH

Contact: Pete Nash, Executive Director at 617.516.5502 or

Description: Proceeds from the Dennis Borden Memorial Golf Tournament will help provide vital operating support for the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club.

Battle of Bunker Hill 5K Road Race

Date: 06/12/2016

Time: 10:30 AM

Location: Charlestown Boys & Girls Club 60 High Street, Charlestown, MA 02129

Contact: Pete Nash, Executive Director at 617.516.5502 or

Description: The Charlestown Club’s Battle of Bunker Hill Road Race is entering its 48th year as an annual fundraiser and is a popular, fun, and spirited event.The NEW 5K course is a very scenic route passing historic sites including the Bunker Hill Monument. The race starts and finishes at the Club’s 60 High Street building.