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








History:
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

1980’s – In the early 80’s took over the Boxing Club and ran it successfully until 2004

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

1988 – Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea opened

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 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

Collaborations
Advance!
Boys & Girls Clubs of America
City of La Habra
Fullerton Joint Unified School District
Help for Brain Injured Children
Highlander Kiwanis Club of La Habra
Institute for Healthcare Advancement
La Habra City School District
La Habra Community Collaborative
La Habra Education Collaboration
La Habra Family Resource Center
La Habra Police Department
La Habra Host Lions Club
Los Angeles County Fire Department
Lowell Joint School District
Orange County Boys & Girls Clubs
Rotary Club of La Habra
The Gary Center