From Mayagüez to Vieques with free educational programs and experiences for children and youth.

(San Juan, Puerto Rico – December 9, 2023) The non-profit, community-based organization, Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico (BGCPR), will open the doors of its service centers for visits and enrollment tomorrow, Wednesday, January 10, to welcome families with children and youth between the ages of 6 and 18 starting at 3:00 p.m. For their early age programs, services began on January 9 for Early Head Start and will start on January 16 for Head Start during daytime hours.

“From Mayagüez to Vieques, our 11 Clubs offer comprehensive educational and socio-emotional development experiences after school hours. In a creative and safe environment, students learn while having fun and receive a hot and nutritious meal that complements their well-being and development,” expressed Gabriel Hernández, director of operations.

He added that “in the case of our early age programs from their 7 centers in the Santurce area in San Juan, serving children from 2 months to 4 years and 11 months old, Early Head Start initiated its services on January 9 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and for Head Start, they will start on January 16 at the same hours.”

Why choosing Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico?

BGCPR stands out for providing a space where children develop academic, social, and emotional skills in a fun and stimulating way. Their unique focus on comprehensive educational and developmental experiences contributes to giving each child the opportunity to grow and thrive in a safe, creative, and productive environment.

Achievements and impact data:

98% of participants improved their academic skills.

90% experienced an increase in self-esteem and confidence.

95% participated in enriching extracurricular activities.

92% of served families indicate that their programs and services are excellent.

Interested families are invited to enroll their children in our educational programs. This is the perfect time to provide your little ones with the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive in a positive and enriching educational environment.

Additional benefits for participants:

  •  Innovative educational programs (English, Mathematics, literacy, Spanish, Art, sports, among others)
  •  Development of social and emotional skills.
  •  Creative and fun activities.
  •  Safe and supervised environment.
  •  Nutritious meals.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico is committed to the success and well-being of every child. Families are invited to join this exciting educational adventure.

For more information on enrollment and services, please visit in the enrollment section or locations section for more details.

To learn more about the organization, visit BGCPR’s social media channels — Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico (Facebook, YouTube, and LinkedIn) and BGCPR (Instagram and Twitter) — or go to To donate, you can do so through or through ATH Móvil by donating using the pATH/BoysandGirlsClubsdePR.