Welcome to the Club!

Here at the Club, you can make new friends, spend time with existing friends, and have fun in a safe, supportive and positive environment. Just as importantly, you can build new skills that will help you now and in the future.

But don’t just take it from us. Hear from other teens to learn how the Club helped them get into college and figure out their path to success

What We Do

We offer programs that help you with everything from daily homework, to applying to college, to finding scholarships and job opportunities. Stop by your local Club to take a tour, meet some great staff, and learn how to become a member!

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CareerLaunch

We help you learn professional skills that you can use in the workplace. We also visit Bay Area companies in a wide range of industries to give you insight into what it’s like to work there.

College Prep

We work with you to prepare you for college. From college tours, to free SAT prep classes, to financial support for college applications, to college scholarship opportunities, we are by your side throughout the college application and acceptance process. Last year, we connected teens to $945,000 in college scholarships!

Money Matters

We teach you the ins and outs of budgeting, managing a checking and savings account, investing, paying for college, and much, much more.

Youth of the Year

Every year, we choose one outstanding teen from each Clubhouse to participate in our Citywide Youth of the Year program, a four-month program that will build your leadership and public speaking skills, while preparing you for success in college and beyond.

Part-Time Jobs and Internships

Our team works with Bay Area companies to create job opportunities exclusively for Club members. Opportunities include paid part-time jobs and unpaid internships that will help you build your resume.

Keystone Club

Every year, our youth-run Keystone Clubs host a community service project and attend the National Keystone Conference to meet other Keystone Club members from across the country.  

Camp Leaders in Training (LIT)

Leaders-in-Training (LIT) is Camp Mendocino’s job readiness and character development program for teens ages 15-17. Each summer teens participate in the LIT program for between one session and four session (sessions are 10 days long). Visit Camp Mendocino's website to learn more.

Meet Our Awesome Team

Our team comes to work every day for one reason: to help you succeed now and in the future! Feel free to contact your local High School Services Director to get a tour of the Clubhouse and learn about upcoming events.

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LaCresha McManus
Citywide Director of Teen Services
lmcmanus@kidsclub.org

Bobby Barnes
High School Services Director, Mission Clubhouse
bbarnes@kidsclub.org

David Carranza
High School Services Director, Don Fisher Clubhouse
dcarranza@kidsclub.org

Earl Declet
High School Services Director, Excelsior Clubhouse
edeclet@kidsclub.org

Ileana Moncada
High School Services Director, Columbia Park Clubhouse
imoncada@kidsclub.org

Jonell Molina
High School Services Director, Tenderloin Clubhouse
jmolina@kidsclub.org

Events

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Meet Our Teens

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“The Club will always be there no matter what. No matter how old I get, I will be a part of the family.”

Jesus, 7-year member, Mission Clubhouse

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“The Club kept me on track and kept me motivated.”

Andrea, 6-year member, Don Fisher Clubhouse

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“If I'm having a bad day, as soon as I step into the Club, the frustration disappears.”

Will, 11-year member, Columbia Park Clubhouse