Boys & Girls Clubs of North Mississippi
To inspire and enable all young people to realize their full
potential as responsible, productive and caring citizens.
Who We Are
Since 1996, Boys & Girls Clubs of North Mississippi has been here for our community serving youth 6 to 18 years of age year round and giving children a safe place to go after school and during summer months. Twenty years later, our Clubs are still providing great services and programs, and is in a place to do more for North Mississippi than ever before.
We have five Clubs serving more than 1,700 youth in Lee, Lafayette, Tippah and Union counties. Boys & Girls Clubs meet the social, physical and educational needs of children through quality programming.
One of our most successful alumni, Louis Conley, was "Mr. Tupelo High" at Tupelo High School and went on to graduate top of his class at Millsaps College. He later became a loan officer at Renasant Bank, then enrolled in The University of Mississippi School of Law, and is now a practicing attorney in Southaven.
The Difference We Are Making
The average GPA of members of Boys & Girls Clubs of North Mississippi is 3.1. Our Powerhour Studies show that children get in trouble in the hours immediately following school. Unsupervised Making Minutes Count Program offer members youth without quality after-school programs during these hours are far more likely to:
- Become a victim of a violent crime
- Use alcohol, drugs and tobacco
- Receive poor grades Drop out of school
- Become teen parents
• Members take part in unique opportunities such as art classes, gardening and culinary courses, professional ballroom dance classes, Cal Ripken athletic camps, theatre camps and field trips that they otherwise would not have the opportunity to experi-ence.