Afterschool Program

The Boys & Girls Club of Garfield is a State of New Jersey Licensed After Care Facility for school age children. We are licensed by the Bureau of Licensing, Division of Youth and Family Services and comply with all applicable provisions of the Manual of Requirements for Child Care Centers.

We believe that children are our most valued resource and an integral part of our community and our future. The Club serves as safe haven for youth to come after school where they build long lasting relationships with staff, meet friends, play games, read, study, develop their creative minds and relax.

To help youth reach their full potential as caring, productive and responsible citizens the Boys and Girls Club focuses on:

Academic Success
High yield learning opportunities including Power Hour and Goals for Graduation is offered to all age groups.

Character and Leadership
Keystone Club, Torch Club and Youth of the Year program help build character and citizenship in youth.

Healthy Lifestyles
Triple Play, a program for the mind, body and soul is offered throughout the Club. Healthy Habits and Smart Moves are two additional programs to improve healthy lifestyles in our youth.

Our Afterschool program hours are Monday – Friday, 2:30pm – 6:30pm. All children must have an active membership $40. That is renewable annually. We serve youth aged 6 – 13 and the monthly rate is $165. Scholarship/ Reduced Rate and Office For Children please call 973-478-7662 for more information.

2018-19 After-school Program Registration News!
  1. Garfield Public School Registration hours are 7:30am – 6:00pm
  2.  BASC Elementary is closed. Limited spots remain for BASC Middle.  Registration is on a first come basis.
  3. No fee change from prior year.
  4. We will be picking from the New Garfield Public School.
  5. Please call 973-478-7662 for more information.
  6. Registration will be held at the Boys & Girls Club of Garfield ONLY.