Summer Center & Break Day Programming

2024 Summer Center Programming


Summer Program Guides

Click on your Club location below to learn more about the programs being run in each unit throughout this summer! Plus, find contact information, payment schedules, and more about our Summer Center Programs!

Summer Center/Break Day Cancellation & Refund Policy

Cancellation Policy

All program cancellations must be done before the payment due date, 2 weeks prior to the start date. Any cancellations made after the payment due date may result in families being responsible for the full fee and refunds will not be provided. A refund will only be provided if registration is cancelled prior to the payment due date. To cancel a program registration please contact the Membership Desk. 

Payment Policies

All payments are due 2 weeks prior to the session start date, payments not made by the due date may result in members being withdrawn from the program. Membership fees must be made prior to attending the Club and are NON REFUNDABLE.


Please contact your Club's Membership Desk Coordinator with questions about registration, cancellation, and refunds.

Free Summer Center for Section 8 Families

SU24 Section 8 Flyer

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington is SO excited to announce that we are providing free full-day summer care to any family living in or approved for Section 8 Housing.

**Please note that all eligible children MUST be registered club members & have paid the $20 membership fee in order to receive free Summer Center care. This offer does not apply to Owen County, as Owen County's summer program is already free with membership for the summer of 2024.**

Please contact the front desk of each Club location with any questions about this opportunity!

Ferguson Crestmont: (812)-336-6501

Lincoln Street: (812)-332-2970

Ellettsville: (812)-935-6970

Note that availability for the Ellettsville and Lincoln Street Clubs are limited at this time, but Ferguson Crestmont has space for new full-day summer registrations!

Not sure which Club is yours? Please call us at (812) 332-5311.

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Bloomington is a membership organization for youth.  Once a child is registered for membership, they must wait 24 hours before attending the Club.

The Lincoln Street Club serves youth from the following schools: Binford, Childs, Clear Creek, Covenant Christian, Grandview, Harmony, Highland Park, Lakeview, Rogers, St. Charles, Summit, Templeton, The Project School, Unionville, University, Batchelor, Jackson Creek, and Bloomington High School South.

The Ferguson Crestmont Club serves youth from the following schools: Fairview, Arlington, Marlin, Tri-North, and Bloomington High School North

The Ellettsville Club serves youth from Richland-Bean Blossom Community School Corporation and Seven Oaks Classical School.

The Owen County Club  serves youth from Spencer-Owen Community Schools.

Member Eligibility Checklist

The purpose of this document is to promote positive and clear communication between staff and parents/guardians about membership at the Boys & Girls Club (BGC). In order to support the success and safety of all individuals registered and participating at the BGC, it is important that participants are indeed “Club ready.” To assist in determining if your child is “Club ready,” the following criteria have been developed:

  • Youth is able to participate in Club programs independently or with minor accommodations.
  • Youth is age 5***-18 years old.
  • Participant is able to use the restroom independently or with minimal verbal prompting.
  • Youth is able to take direction and instruction from a staff person.
  • Youth is comfortable with, and able to interact in a group environment. Youth can successfully participate in a group with an adult to child ratio of at least 1 to 20 (one adult to every twenty youth)
  • Youth interacts and participates in programs in a manner that is physically and emotionally safe for themselves and others.
  • Youth does not require physical intervention for redirection, direction, assistance, or for any other reason. 

If you believe that your child may not be ready, or have questions about the above, please feel free to schedule a meeting with the Unit Director for clarification. 

***5 Year Old Membership Requirements:

  • Youth must be 5 years old on or before August 1st, 2023.
  • Youth must have enrolled in and started Kindergarten in the Fall semester of 2023. For the summer, 5 year olds must have COMPLETED Kindergarten.
  • Youth must meet ALL of the above membership eligibility requirements.
  • They must get approval from the Unit Director of the Club before attending. This may require a meeting or call with the parent in advance at the discretion of the Unit Director.