About Us

Our Mission

Since 1963, our mission has been to inspire and enable all boys and girls but especially those that need us the most, to reach their full potential as responsible, productive, and caring citizens. We are committed to helping kids of all backgrounds and interests emerge into successful, well-rounded young adults.

Our Commitment

    • Provide a safe place for all kids to learn and grow.
    • Foster ongoing relationships with caring adult professionals.
    • Offer life enhancing programs and character development experiences.
    • Give hope and opportunity to those in need.
    • Encourage success through a positive mental attitude.

What We Offer

The Boys & Girls Club is a safe and fun place with programs focusing on character development, academic success and healthy lifestyles.
We are open weekdays after school (Monday through Friday), as well as during school breaks.

We have a trained staff of youth development professionals, providing positive role models and mentors supplemented by caring community volunteers.

Who Can Join

Dues are affordable so that any child can join our club between the ages of 5 and 18 years old. Club membership is $50 a year. Additional fees apply for Day Camps, sports programs, Transportation, AM/PM programs, and field trips. The program is open to all Club members at our California Avenue site at no charge after 2pm.

Our most recent National Youth Outcome Measurement Survey showed:


of Boys & Girls Club of Vista Club members are at least at grade level


expect to pursue their education after graduating high school


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