Goshen Club
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Our Clubhouse offers a variety of programs that engage our members and stimulates their imagination. From the arts to a full roster of sports opportunities, we have something for everyone. The ECoSistema program at Club offers music immersion at different grade levels. Our teens are provided leadership development opportunities that focus on academic success, career preparation and community service.

-Natalie Jerlecki, Area Director – Goshen Clubhouse

Detailed Information

School-Year Hours
After school until 6:00 p.m. (1st – 4th grade)
After school until 8:00 p.m. (5th – 12th grade)

Summer Hours (June 5-August 4, 2023) 
Monday – Friday
10:00am – 6:00pm (Regular Programming)
6:00am – 10:00am (Early Bird)

Upcoming Events


26feb2:20 pm3:30 pmCadet and Junior Gym

26feb2:20 pm3:30 pmCadet and Junior Learning Center

26feb3:00 pm3:30 pmCadet Dinner

26feb3:30 pm4:00 pmJunior Dinner

26feb3:30 pm4:00 pmTeen Learning Center

26feb3:30 pm4:00 pmTeen Gym

26feb4:00 pm6:00 pmMusic Writing

26feb4:00 pm5:00 pmTeen Dinner

26feb4:00 pm5:00 pmJunior Learning Center

26feb4:00 pm5:00 pmCadet Gym

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Our Programs


Ages: 13+

diplomas2Degrees (d2D), a college readiness program, provides a range of services to guide Club members as they work toward high school graduation and prepare for post-secondary education and career success



Ages: 9-12

DIY STEM is a hands-on, activity-based STEM curriculum which connects youth to science themes they encounter regularly. 


Power Hour

Ages: 6-18

Power Hour: Making Minutes Count provides strategies, activities, resources and information to create an engaging homework and tutoring experience that encourages Club members of every age to become self-directed learners.


Summer Brain Games

Ages: All Ages

Summer Brain Gain is comprised of one-week modules with fun, themed activities for elementary school, middle school and high school students that are aligned with common core anchor standards. In addition, Summer Brain Gain: Read!, a literacy program, complements the larger Summer Brain Gain curriculum. 


Career Launch

Ages: 13-18

CareerLaunch provides fun and interactive activities for youth ages 13 to 18 to explore a broad range of career areas, match their interest to career clusters and identify the skills and education needed for their particular career path. CareerLaunch is designed to support youth in preparing for their first job, internships and summer employment.


Money Matters

Ages: 13-18

Teens develop financial literacy skills that can lead them to workplace readiness, lifelong financial stability and overall success. 


Level Up Workforce Readiness

Boys & Girls Clubs believes when every young person has access to quality out-of-school opportunities that intentionally support their workforce readiness, they are well-positioned for Great Futures. BGCA’s evidence-informed approach to workforce readiness puts holistic skill development and career exposure at the forefront of each Club member’s experience. The goal is to provide all youth, from age six through their teen years, with the knowledge, skills, and learning experiences they need to succeed in life and work.


Lyricism 101

Ages: 13-18

Lyricism 101 is a program designed to cultivate and amplify the powerful, formidable voices of Club teens. Through the lens of hip-hop, particularly ciphers, teens will be able to engage in programming and events that build self-esteem, use a medium to express thoughts, passions and ideas, build skills in literacy, musical collaboration, performance and rhyme creation


National Arts Contest

Ages: 6-18

This year-round program encourages artistic expression among Club members ages 6 to 18 through drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, mixed media and sculpture displayed at local and regional exhibits. National Arts Contests enable Club members to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through visual arts and design. Comprised of the National Fine Arts Exhibit and the ImageMakers National Photography programs, youth who compete within four age groups (6-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-18) have the opportunity to share their creative expressions with the community by participating in art competitions that are exhibited and judged locally, regionally and nationally. The annual contest launches during National Arts in Education Week in September.


National Photography Program

Ages: 6-18

The National Photography Program enables youth to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through the appreciation of photography. The program is designed to help members go beyond snapshots and develop skills to take photographs that can really impact the viewer. The current popularity and accessibility of photography makes it a powerful means to engage youth of all ages in creative programming, while simultaneously teaching them skills they will use for the rest of their lives. For some youth, photography opens a door to creative self-expression that no other art form allows. Others may discover a career path.


Torch Club

Ages: 11-13

Torch Clubs are chartered small-group leadership and service clubs for boys and girls ages 10-13. A Torch Club is a powerful vehicle through which Club staff can help meet the special character development needs of younger adolescents at a critical stage in their development. Torch Club members learn to elect officers and work together to implement activities in four areas: service to Club and community, education, health and fitness and social recreation. Each year, Torch Club members from all over the country take part in a service-learning experience through the National Torch Club Project.


Youth of the Year

Ages: All Ages

Since 1947, Youth of the Year has been Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s premier leadership program, distinguishing and celebrating the extraordinary achievements of Club members who embody the values of leadership, service, academic excellence, and healthy lifestyles. Each year, thousands of Club teens participate in local, state and regional Youth of the Year events. Six teens advance to the National Youth of the Year, where one outstanding young person is named National Youth of the Year.  This national teen spokesperson is a role model, leader and advocate for the millions of youth served by Clubs each year and all of America’s young people.


Keystone Clubs

Ages: 14-18

Keystone Club is the Boys & Girls Club’s most dynamic teen program. It affords teens an opportunity to gain valuable leadership and service experience. Teens conduct activities in four areas: academic success, career exploration, community service and teen outreach. With the guidance of an adult advisor, Keystone Clubs aim to positively impact teens, their Club and local communities.


All Stars

Ages: 6-18

Organized sports league program for Flag Football, Soccer, Basketball and Volleyball.


Triple Play

Ages: All Ages

Triple Play, BGCA’s comprehensive health and wellness initiative, strives to improve the overall health of members, ages 6-18, by increasing their daily physical activity, teaching them good nutrition and helping them develop healthy relationships


Healthy Habits

Ages: 6-15

Healthy Habits emphasizes good nutrition, regular physical activity and improved overall well-being.



Ages: 11-14

Passport teaches responsibility with sessions that focus on a specific aspect of character and adulthood through highly interactive activities. Passport consists of 14 sessions, each of which concentrates on a specific aspect of adulthood through highly interactive activities. Passport represents a targeted effort to engage young people in discussions activities that reinforce positive behavior.


Botvin LifeSkills Training

Ages: Middle and High School

LifeSkills is research-validated substance abuse prevention program proven to reduce the risks of alcohol, tobacco, drug abuse and violence by targeting the major social and psychological factors that promote the initiation of substance use and other risky behaviors. This comprehensive and exciting program provides adolescents and young teens with the confidence and skills necessary to successfully handle challenging situations.



ECoSistema is a music and youth development program for children in Elkhart County. Our mission is to connect Elkhart County kids and families with quality, affordable music education from birth to young adulthood!
ECoSistema at the Boys & Girls Club of Goshen offers Song Circle music and movement classes for 2nd graders as well as three levels of string orchestra for grades 3-8. Instruments and supplies are provided for free and there is no cost to register; however, it’s important to note that ECoSistema is a full school-year commitment (September through May, with some summer programing offered as well) and students who register must commit to regular attendance and active participation.
Students and parents must attend our annual ECoSistema Orientation in August in order to register. You can learn more about ECoSistem here.

Girls on the Run

Register your 3rd- through 5th-grade girl for the 2024 spring season! Girls on the Run is a fun, evidence-based program that inspires participants to recognize their inner strength, increase their level of physical activity, imagine their possibilities, and confidently stand up for themselves and others. This year, we’re introducing a new, refreshed curriculum called Hello, Superstar! that will lead your girl through new lessons that expand on self-assurance (including body positivity), fostering friendships, and celebrating what makes them unique! The Goshen Boys & Girls Club GOTR site will meet Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:30 pm to 6 pm.
You can learn more about Girls on the Run here.
Register for Girls on the Run here.