Our Impact

We strive to offer Targeted Programs that keep our Members engaged and that help them achieve the Priority Outcomes of Academic Success, Healthy Lifestyles, and Good Character & Citizenship.

Updated February 2016.

Attendance and Participation
Attendance serves as the foundation of the Boys & Girls Club measurement strategy. To effectively demonstrate impact, Clubs must know who is in their building, how frequently they attend and in which programs they participate. In order to attract new members, retain existing members and encourage members to attend more often, we know that a Club must provide a powerful Club Experience. Therefore, measuring attendance and participation also helps the Club assess the effectiveness of its Club Experience.

To learn more about the importance of regular attendance, visit our Formula for Impact page.

  • Highly Engaged represents members that have attended, on average, at least twice a week during the past 6-12 months. 
  • Engaged represents members that have attended, on average, at least once a week, but less than twice a week, during the past 6-12 months. 
  • Occasional Attenders represents members that have attended, on average, less than once a week during the past 6-12 months.
  • Studies have shown that youth who participate in out-of-school time programs for a duration of at least two years have more positive outcomes than youth who attend for a shorter period of time.

Demographics
The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

To learn more about the young people who need us most, visit our Formula for Impact page.

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