Charlestown Club


Peter Nash, Executive Director

Become a member.

Call 617-242-1775

and ask to speak to a membership director.

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  • Club News
  • Location & Hours
  • Programs & Features
  • Upcoming Events

Club News


Alumni Spotlight: Nicole Callahan, Charlestown Boys & Girls Club

Charity Navigator

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


The Charlestown Club Is a Moral Compass for Kids Past, Present, and Future


Inspiration for Tomorrow’s Leaders

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:…


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.

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