Thank you for visiting our website! This section is dedicated to you… the parents of our members and future members. Here, you will find resources to help you learn about the Clubs; where our Clubhouses and Teen Centers are located, if transportation is available from your child’s school, where the membership application is and what’s on the calendar for the year! Thank you for choosing to bring your children to the Boys & Girls Clubs of East County, we work hard every day to ensure a positive, fun and safe learning and growing environment for our members.
Question: How many members does the Boys & Girls Clubs of East County serve?
Answer: The Clubs have over 2,500 members at its locations in El Cajon, Lakeside, La Mesa and Santee.
Question: Why is membership so inexpensive?
Answer: We keep our membership fees low so all children have the opportunity to belong to a club. As a not-for-profit organization, we are fortunate to have several partners who support the Boys & Girls Clubs of East County.
Question: How old do kids have to be?
Answer: Membership is open to all children ages 6-18 and is valid June 1st to May 31st. Six year olds must be in the first grade and have a birth certificate or other proof of identification (for age verification) at the time of registration.
Question: Is my five year old eligible to come to the Club under your Kinder Program?
Answer: Children five years old by June 1st that are in kindergarten are eligible for membership into the program. In order for your kinder to have the most enjoyable experience while at the Club, we have limited enrollment space. Additional fees apply.
Question: What type of events and activities does the Boys & Girls Clubs of East County have?
Answer: Too many to mention here. Take a look at our clubs programs pages for more information.
Question: What does the Boys & Girls Clubs of East County offer to kids?
Answer: The Clubs are a safe place where kids are supervised by paid professional adult staff who offer fun and engaging programs for kids everyday at an affordable price.
Question: Is the organization hiring? How do I apply for a job?
Answer: Please see the Career Center for a list of employment opportunities and direction for resumes.
Question: Do the Boys & Girls Clubs of East County have summer programs?
Answer: The Clubs offer Summer Day Camp for an additional fee during the mornings of summer months.
Question: If I sign my child up for El Cajon, can they only attend that club?
Answer: Yes, all of our clubhouses have exclusive memberships.
Question: Why are your fees different from other Clubs in San Diego?
Answer: The Boys and Girls Clubs of East County is operated by its own Board of Directors, separate from others in San Diego. The clubhouses managed by this Board are El Cajon, Lakeside, La Mesa and Santee.