Latest News & Events

21st Annual Steak & Steak Dinner featuring Alex Smith

We are excited to announce Kansas City Chiefs quarterback, Alex Smith, will be our guest Speaker for the 21st Annual Steak & Steak Dinner on April 11th! Please click here for more information or to purchase tickets.


2017 Youth of the Year Eric Cowan featured in Springfield News-Leader

Good luck trying to get Eric Cowan to talk about himself. The Central High School senior isn't shy. He is happy to talk about his high school, the organizations he supports and the Boys & Girls Club where he has spent his afternoons for years...


Thank you to everyone who attended Randy's retirement party!

We want to thank everyone who was able to attend our Director of Operations Randy Carpenter's retirement party on February 28th, 2017. We had an excellent turnout with tremendous and heartfelt speakers, all who had incredibly kind things to say about...


Thank you to everyone who attended the 36th Annual Sertoma Chili Cook-Off!

On behalf of our 2,500 youth members, staff and board of directors, I want to say thanks. The 36th Annual Sertoma Chili Cook-off was a rousing success. To the hundreds of volunteers and thousands in attendance at this year’s event held on February...


Summer Registration is OPEN!

Sign up now for GREAT FUN for GREAT FUTURES this summer at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield! Click on the link above or go to and Click on the Register tab.


Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield SPRING OPEN & CLOSED DATES

Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield OPEN & CLOSED DATES Spring Semester 2017 CLUBS OPEN 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. February 20 President’s Day March 10-17 Spring Break April 14 SPS Teacher work day CLUBS CLOSED May 5-18 Henderson, Musg...


Rules of Kindness Campaign - What's not to love!

Big shout out to Amber Alcorn for leading the charge for our Generation On Rules of Kindness Campaign. Open to check out our full pledge of kindness created by members & a link for still more info!



Congratulations to our Executive Director, Pat Gartland, winner of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Midwest Heart & Soul Award!


Educators, Runners, Parents & Others: Partners in Education Needs YOU!

Partners In Education - Supporting Great Futures! We need people who are willing to invest some time for the future of local young people!


Recyclers - Use CMC Recycling - funds pay for Club programs!

CMC Recycling gives the Clubs all proceeds from aluminum dropped at the BGCS 24 hour chute! Please help to support this easy way to raise funds to pay for our ever-increasing demand for services! Location: 634 E. Phelps, hehind Harry Cooper just south of Chestnut, between Sherman and Benton. Drive past the building to the chute straight back.


CLUB End of Summer/Back to School OPEN/CLOSED Dates

We want to be sure that you all know that our clubs (except Sertoma Unit) will be closed beginning Wednesday, August 17, until we open on Wednesday, August 31, for the fall 2016-17 school year, with daily hours from  3-8 except on Tuesdays 3-6:30. ...


HOTO SERTOMA takes us out to the Ballgame! THANKS HOTO!

Heart of the Ozarks S...


Our 2016 Impact Report is Now Available Online

Our annual Impact Report is now available here on our website. To access the report, please click here.


Check out this new video from Boys & Girls Clubs of America!

Please have a look at this:  This is what is means to be Youth of the Year


Ever Wonder what the Club does for Kids?

With the Help of Amazing People in our Community, watch what is Happening at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield! Click here to watch the movie "Faith Based Short" Special thanks to Brandy Harris and the Sertoma Unit for production! 


Happy Holidays from BGCS!

Dear friends, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield would like to extend its warmest wishes this holiday season! Club units will be open from 7:30am to 5:30pm on school out days unless otherwise noted. Please be aware of the...


Invest to Invest 2017 Luncheon

Our annual Invest to Invest kick-off is January 24th, 2017 at 11:30am! The event will take place at Highland Springs Golf Course and will feature a luncheon. If you are interested in attending the event, participating in the group, or would li...


Good Morning, Springfield! February 2017

We are pleased to invite you to join us for Springfield Chamber of Commerce's Good Morning, Springfield event! This networking opportunity will take place February 2nd, 2017 from 7:30am to 8:30am at Sherwood Elementary School. The cost is $25 per per...


Great Futures Celebration 2017

We invite you to join us February 8th, 2017, for our Annual Great Futures Celebration. This incredible evening features dinner at the Double Tree, and the focus will be our Youth of the Year announcement. With a variety of inspirational speakers and ...