Mattapan Teen Center

Ronald Carroll

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  • Programs & Features
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Club News

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

Clark LaCossade: Mattapan Teen Center Youth of Year!

Members Collaborate at the MFA

Best Buy’s Geek Squad Academy Visits BGCB for Technology Workshop

Take a step inside the Mattapan Teen Center!

Take a virtual tour of the Mattapan Teen Center!

Joshua Finds a Second ‘Home’ at BGCB’s New Mattapan Teen Center

Location & Hours


AGES 13-18

Tuesday to Friday 1pm – 8pm

Saturday 11am – 7pm

School Vacation Week

AGES 13-18

Tuesday to Saturday 11am – 7pm

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 Mattapan Teen Center

  • The Living Room (Teen lounge area)
  • Mattapan Records (Production, Recording, Performing)
  • Technology Lab
  • Knowledge Lab (Education Room)
  • The Foundation Room (Theater, Dance, Fitness, Leadership)
  • Outdoor Patio
  • Mattapan Square Café (Teen Friendly Kitchen)
  • Gaming Station Loft
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Upcoming Events