To inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.
To be the premier youth development organization in the region by providing a world-class Club Experience throughout the entire enterprise and strategically expand services to more youth and families through collaborative, community partnerships ensuring all members graduate from high school on time with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.
WHO WE ARE
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme help youth reach their fullest potential through a positive environment, lifelong learning, and quality programs dedicated to the arts, education, character and leadership development, health and recreation.
OUR CORE PROMISE
To America’s youth…
To provide a safe, positive place and have a significant impact upon their lives.
To the Nation…
To uphold high ethical standards in all areas, especially in overseeing our finances, reporting data on membership and community outreach, being good stewards of the donor dollar, and representing ourselves to the public.
The Boys & Girls Clubs in Oxnard and Port Hueneme has been providing quality programs to youth since 1954. The two clubs merged in 1997 to become the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme.
In 2004 the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme opened 9 new school sites and in 2006 it added 11 additional sites in the Ocean View, Hueneme and Rio School Districts. Currently the Club has 3 full service clubhouses, one Public Housing Unit and 13 school sites. The Samuelsson Clubhouse the historic club located on 7th street reopened on June 11, 2007. 53 years after it had originally opened. The Martin V. Smith Clubhouse opened in October of 2001. In addition, the first club located in a Juvenile facility in the state of California opened in January 2007 at the Ventura County Juvenile Justice Facility.