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To help youth of all backgrounds, especially to those who need

us most, to develop the qualities needed to become responsible

citizens and leaders. Our organization creates an environment

that encourages, enlightens, and builds self-esteem of the children

in the community through Character and Leadership Development,

Education and Career Development, Health and Life Skills, the Arts

and Sports, Fitness and Recreation.


The Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra Fills a Critical Need

Boys & Girls Clubs build character by providing leadership and

guidance in behavior and attitude. Young people of all ethnicities,

age and creeds join together in wholesome recreation

and fellowship.


Boys & Girls Clubs are Unique because:

• It is for boys and girls.

• It has an open door.

• It has full-time professional leadership.

• It has a varied and diversified program.

• It assures that all girls and boys can afford to belong.

• It is building-centered.

• It is guidance-oriented.


Clubs Help Young People Be Great By Providing:

• A safe, supportive environment

• Fun activities

• Supportive relationships with peers and adults

• Increased opportunities to learn and develop

• Recognition of achievement



1955 – Founded by Tony Villelli, Al Brown, John Kelley and the La Habra Host Lions Club


1958 – Original Boys Club building opens to serve boys


1980s – In the early 80’s took over the Boxing Club and ran it successfully until 2004 when city of La Habra operated


1986 – Under the leadership of Thomas A. Sauer a second part of the building was built and designated as the Girls Club


1988 – Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea opened through the leadership of Thomas A. Sauer and the Board


1989 – Teen Center opened


1991 – Formal Education Program started with the help of a foundation grant provided by a former Board Member Robert E. Fulton


1991 – Club name change to Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra/Brea


1998 – Upper gymnasium was dedicated to Harmon and Mary Jenson


1999 – Robert E. Fulton Education Center opened, this was made possible by the generous donation made by Sulie Fulton


2001 – La Habra Boys & Girls Club Alumni Association was organized


2002 – Teen Center renovated and dedicated to John & Tillie Campos


2006 – Collaborated with the La Habra City School District, under the State of California’s After School Education and Safety Program Grant, enabling us to open 9 school sites


2009 – Club name changed to Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra







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1211 Fahringer Way, La Habra, CA 90631

Hours: General Program:    M-F 2:00 pm – 6:30 pm

             Extended Day:         M-F 6:30 am – 6:30 pm

(562) 694-1805