The Boys & Girls Club of Appleton is located in downtown Appleton at 160 South Badger Avenue. This Club was our premier location, opening in 1999, and houses our Administration Team. During the school year, youth ages six and older have the opportunity to be bussed after school from Appleton Area School District Elementary Schools including Houdini, Huntley, Jefferson, Classical, Janet Berry, and Ferber. This Club also houses our Summer Program from June – August.
Services at this location also include:
160 S. Badger Ave.
Appleton, WI 54914
- After school until 7:00 pm, Monday – Friday
- 8:00 – 5:30 on all AASD no-school days
We’ve launched a Caregiver Portal which will be your one-stop shop for all things related to registrations, payments, youth information, and more. ALL Club families will need to create an account via this Caregiver Portal. To learn more about this and to create an account visit our Caregiver Portal support page.
2023-2024 School Year Registration
School year registration is now open, we hope your youth will join us at Club!Learn More & Register
6 Years Old – No Cost
7-12 Years Old – $15.00 each school year
Teen Center – $5.00 each school year
It is our mission to ensure that we serve the youth in our community who need us most and that a family’s income level is not a barrier to participation. Please contact your Branch Director if you need assistance managing the cost of your child’s participation.
Club Ins & Outs:
Check in: Check in is located in the main entrance (corner of S. Badger and Lawrence St.). Members can sign in anytime after 7 am in the summer and anytime after 3 pm during the school year.
**Once students are checked into Club, they are checked in until either picked up or leaving for the day with parent permission (members cannot leave and come back, unless there is an appt. or circumstance discussed with the director ahead of time).
Pickup: Parents/authorized pickup people (18+ years old) can enter through the Front door and sign their youth out of Club. Teens are able to sign themselves out unless other arrangements are communicated ahead of time. Please note that Club closes at 5:30 pm in the summer and non-school days; and 7 pm during the school year.
While completing your membership in the Caregiver Portal please be sure to review the family handbook and member agreement, as your family will be held accountable to the expectations listed there.
If your child needs to take medication during Club hours, please contact your Unit Director to complete the forms needed. We cannot use the same medication form approval that is provided to the school district. Any medications taken at Club must be in a separate bottle with Club forms filled out by a physician and parent/guardian.
Important Dates & Special Hours:
The Boys & Girls Club of Appleton is closed the first Friday of each month from September – May to dedicate to staff development. The Appleton Club is always open on AASD no-school days from 8:00 – 5:30 pm and provides, breakfast, lunch, and snack on these days for all Club members ages 6 – 18. Please click here for more information on special hours.
Transportation After School:
The BGC provides transportation from the following schools each day to the Appleton BGC for a fee of $1 per day per child, Houdini, Huntley, Classical, Janet Berry, Ferber, and Jefferson. As always, financial support is available. Please call 920-731-0555 if you are in need of support with this fee.
Page Turners Early Literacy Tutoring Program:
2023-24 program registration for Page Turners opens on Tuesday, August 1st, 2023 in the Caregiver Portal.
Page Turners Early Literacy Tutoring Program provides support for students in grades K-3 who fall below grade level in reading skills. Tutors and youth meet together on-site for half-hour sessions, twice per week. For questions about Page Turners, reach out to Ann Dudley at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more click here.
Boys & Girls Club of Appleton
Assistant Branch Director
Boys & Girls Club of Appleton
Learn more about our other Clubs
- Badger Elementary
- Columbus Elementary
- Edison Elementary
- Foster Elementary
- Highlands Elementary
- Kaleidoscope Academy
- Kiel Middle
- Little Chute Elementary
- Little Chute Intermediate
- James Madison Middle
- New Holstein Elementary
- Wilson Middle
- The Club Teen Center of Appleton
- The Club Teen Center of Menasha