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C31A4155 zps154c1909Who can become a member of the Boys & Girls Club?
Membership is open to all boys and girls, ages 6 to 18, regardless of race, gender, religion, economic status or any other factor. You do not have to live in Carson to be a member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carson.

How much does it cost to be a member of the Boys & Girls Club?
Our annual membership is $10 per school year for children ages 6-12. Financial assistance is available. There is no charge for school base programs (Bonita St. Elementary, Towne Ave. Elementary, Carnegie Middle School, Stephen White Middle School) and teenagers ages 13 to 18.

During Summer Break and Winter Break there is an additional $75 per week charge (Financial assistance is available).

How do I apply for Financial Aid? What are the requirements?
Please see our Financial Aid application under the Membership menu tab. You will be required to submit the application along with your tax return, three pay stubs, and/or verification of income for processing, and valid I.D. Proof of income will be verified and compared to the Federal Poverty Guidelines as set for Los Angeles County. Participants will need to reapply for tuition assistance on a calendar year basis.

Where is the Boys & Girls Club located?
The Boys & Girls Club operates one clubhouse, two Elementary School sites, 2 middle school sites, and 3 high school sites:

Main Street Clubhouse
21502 Main Street
Carson, CA 90745
(310) 549-7311

Bonita St. Elementary School
21929 Bonita Street
Carson, CA 90745

Towne Avenue Elementary School
18924 Towne Avenue
Carson, CA 90746

Andrew Carnegie Middle School
21820 Bonita Street
Carson, CA 90745

Stephen M. White Middle School
22102 South Figueroa Street
Carson, CA 90745

Carson Complex (Carson High School)
22328 South Main Street
Carson, CA 90745

Locke High School
325 East 111th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90061

Edwin Markham Middle School
1650 E. 104th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90002

Muir Middle School
5929 S. Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90044

King Drew High School
161 E. 120th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90059

When is the Boys & Girls Club open?
We are open Monday through Friday, year-round.

Hours of Operations for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carson:

  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 2:30p.m. to 7:00p.m.
  • Tuesday is 1:30pm to 7:00p.m.

During Summer Break and Winter Break holidays we are open from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

*All school sites close at 6:00p.m.

What types of programs do you offer?
We offer programming in the following categories: Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship and Healthy Lifestyles. For more information please call our program sites.

How does my child get to the Club after school? What schools do you pick up from?
The Boys & Girls Club offers van pick up during the school year from the following: Carson Street Elementary, Caroldale Learning Community, 232nd Street Elementary, Dolores Elementary, Curtiss Middle School, Magnolia Science Academy, Ambler Elementary, Annalee Elementary, Broadacres Elementary, Stephen White Middle School, and Bonita Elementary.

Do you offer transportation during the summer?
Our transportation service is available during the school year only.

How much does it cost to be in the transportation program?
The transportation program is $20 a week and it is only offered at our Main Street Clubhouse (Financial assistance is available). For additional information and to see if space is available please call the Main Street Clubhouse at 310.549.7311.

I have some old board games and art equipment. Can I donate them to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carson?
The Boys & Girls Clubs gladly accepts in-kind donations of items. However, we ask that these items be new, or very gently used, and be useful, safe, and age-appropriate for our youth. Please see our Ways to Give menu for examples.

Do you rent your facilities for private parties or events? How much do you charge?
We do not rent our facilities.

I used to attend the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carson when I was younger. Do you have an alumni program?
Yes, we are building our alumni program. For more information, please contact Rachel Ngwe, Development Coordinator at (310) 522-0500, ext. 200 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Is your staff bilingual?
Yes.

What does my child need to bring during the school year / summer time?
Club members are not required to bring anything during the school year or summer time. Parents may pack a brown bag snack or lunch if they choose.

I have a family friend or relative picking up my child for the first time. Who should I speak to about making sure they leave the Club safely? Parents are asked to contact the Unit Director or a Youth Development Professional BEFORE a family friend or relative picks up their child. Anyone who is authorized to pick up a Club member must be listed on that Club member's membership profile at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carson. Please note members will not released to a person who is not on the authorized pick up form. Safety is our number one priority.

My child takes medication during the day, can someone at the Boys & Girls Club assist him/her with that?
Staff members are NOT allowed to administer medication to Club members or teenagers. A Club member who needs to take medication will be responsible for taking it themselves.

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Admin Office 1950 E. 220th St., Ste. 102
Carson, CA 90810