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The School Year Program is the primary service for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County. To accommodate families with the modifications that school districts are making to school hours and education delivery strategies, our Boys and Girls Club will be offering full-day service and provide socially distanced academic space for children to access their virtual classrooms during school hours and non-school hour enrichment opportunities for children ages 5 to 18 in kindergarten to high school.  Providing our programs in a safe and engaging environment is a top priority. We work in partnership with each community, school, and family to design the program that meets their specific needs. We draw upon the most effective academic enrichment, physical fitness, nutritional and life skill programs to challenge children and make learning fun. All programs are staffed with trained Youth Development Professionals who will provide academic support and both in-person and virtual high yield learning activities during non-school hours.

E.L. Jack and Monica Armstrong Youth Center
801 Niles Street
Bakersfield, CA 93305


Stockdale Club
5207 Young Street, Ste 200
Bakersfield, CA 93311


Suburu Club
7315 Harris Road
Bakersfield, CA 93313


Lamont Club
8301 Segrue Road
Lamont, CA 93241

Interested in Boys & Girls Club Programs?

The registration must be completed, in its entirety, and the registration fee must be paid prior to your child becoming a member. Please call 661-325-3730, if you have any questions about this process.


Please click here for a complete list of program locations or call us at 661.325.3730 for more program information.

After School Education and Safety Program (ASES)


The Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County currently collaborates with multiple school districts throughout our community in providing after school programs directly on school site campuses.  These programs are made possible through the 2002 voter-approved initiative (Proposition 49) After School Education and Safety (ASES) Program. This proposition amended California Education Code (EC) 8482 to expand and rename the former Before and After School Learning and Safe Neighborhood Partnerships Program. The ASES Program funds the establishment of local after school education and enrichment programs. These programs are created through partnerships between schools and local community resources to provide literacy, academic enrichment and safe constructive alternatives for students in kindergarten through ninth grade (K-9). Funding is designed to: (1) maintain existing before and after school program funding; and (2) provide eligibility to all elementary and middle schools that submit quality applications throughout California.

The Bakersfield City School District embraces the community with the shared message that imparts our vision, mission and goals.


Program Elements


The ASES programs are aligned with, and not be a repeat of, the content of regular school day and other extended learning opportunities. A safe physical and emotional environment, as well as opportunities for relationship building, are provided. After school programs consist of the two elements below and ASES program leaders work closely with school site principals and staff to integrate both elements with the school's curriculum, instruction, and learning support activities.


1.    An educational and literacy element provides tutoring and/or homework assistance designed to help students meet state standards in one or more of the following core academic subjects: reading/language arts, mathematics, history and social studies, or science. A broad range of activities may be implemented based on local student needs and interests.

2.    The educational enrichment element offers an array of additional services, programs, and activities that reinforce and complement the school's academic program. Educational enrichment may include but is not limited to, positive youth development strategies, recreation and prevention activities. Such activities might involve the visual and performing arts, music, physical activity, health/nutrition promotion, and general recreation; career awareness and work preparation activities; community service-learning; and other youth development activities based on student needs and interests.  Enrichment activities may be designed to enhance the core curriculum.


Please click here for a complete list of program locations or call us at 661.325.3730 for more program information.

School District Partners

Arvin Union School District

Bakersfield City School District

Beardsley School District

El Tejon Unified School District

Kernville Union School District

Lakeside School District

Lamont School District

Maple School District

Semitropic School District

Vineland School District


“I like the Boys & Girls Club because it's fun and there's field trips and there's a teen room and we go to the gym and have fun.” 


—  Joaquin C, Club Member


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