At the Boys & Girls Club of Elgin, it is our mission to be the leader in youth development programs by developing partnerships to produce positive outcomes for young people, families and communities. Affiliated with Boys & Girls Club of America, our Club is led locally by a dedicated team of professionals with expertise in youth development, business management and community outreach. With generous support from volunteers and donors, and through partnerships with local businesses, foundations and community programs, the Club is able to touch the lives of nearly 2,000 young people annually!
Helping girls cultivate values, social conscience and self-esteem, while also teaching them critical life skills that will enable them to succeed as adults.
Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois (GSNI) serves over 17,000 girls and 4,000 adults in 16 counties in northern Illinois. Our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Through a variety of leadership-oriented and girl-led programming, girls participate in age-appropriate activities in the areas of Healthy Living, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Financial Literacy, Outdoor and Environmental Awareness, and Community Service.