Join A Club

2023-2024 School Year Applications OPEN

 We offer before and after school programs starting at 7am and ending at 6pm. When possible, we are open are on many school-planned closure days with the exception of certain holidays. When schools are closed for inclement weather, we must close. Weekly program fees are reasonable. Scholarships are readily available so that all young people have the same opportunities. Read and Sign your 2023 Parent Handbook 

CITY Clubs

Bluestone Club apply

Bluestone Phone: 540-236-8536

Simms Club apply

(serving Keister, Smithland, Spotswood, Waterman, Thomas Harrison and Skyline)

Simms Phone: 540-421-2722

                             Stone Spring Club apply

                   Stone Spring Phone: 540-421-3221 or 540-434-6060

Teen Center Simms apply (over 13)

(serving Thomas Harrison and Skyline Middle Schools and Harrisonburg High)   

Teen Phone: 540-421-2041


Elkton Club apply

(serving River Bend, Elkton Elementary and Middle)

Elkton Phone: 540-908-5635

Plains Club apply

Plain Phone: 540-896-3310

South River Club apply

SR Phone: 540-249-0111


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Become a Member (applications & handbook below)

How? Fill out an online application (drop down menu for language choices), based on the Club location and the season (School OR Summer). Your child must be at least age 5 and attending a public school. Ages 13 to 18 can join the Teen Center in Harrisonburg and may attend Elkton Club.

You will be notified about your application status by the Club Director. Please contact the appropriate Club with questions. You pay a $15 annual membership fee and provide some required documents. Weekly program fees are reasonable. Cost is never a barrier to attendance. Talk with your Club Director for scholarships.

 Our Programs

What do we do at Clubs? In partnership with schools, parents, and community organizations, BGCHR implements proven Boys & Girls Club national programming focused on social and academic development. Programs include SMART Moves, Project Learn, Triple Play.  Program details can be found here.

BGCHR has four county Clubs and four City Clubs. Check them out here.

Clubs provide structured time and Members understand their roles and responsibilities. See our Parent Handbook 


Try Something New

At Boys & Girls Club of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, we focus on three areas of development: academic success, healthy lifestyles, and character building/citizenship. Youth who attend are Clubs are able to participate in many activities such as gardening, hiking and swimming while also receiving academic support.


Build Positive Relationships

All staff undergo extensive background checks and are trained to provide excellent supervision and support to our Members. Safety is our #1 goal...and Fun is #1A. Our staff comes to us from a variety of backgrounds and experiences and understand they are there to be role models and mentors to our youth.

2024 Summer Camps at Boys & Girls Clubs

2024 Summer Camps will start the week of June 17, 2024. More information will be available in the spring of 2024. Clubs run 8 weeks, Monday-Friday.  The Teen Center (serving ages 13-18) is also open. Camp snacks and lunch are provided and some field trips are included.

An announcement via Facebook and Instagram will be made when applications become available. First come, first serve. Wait lists are created once capacity is met.