Clarkston Branch

Location \ Mobile Alerts \ Programs \ Teens \ History \ Staff


The Clarkston Branch is a safe and affordable place for young people to spend time during critical non-school hours and school breaks.

Membership is required to participate in any Club program, including after school and athletics.

Click here  to become a member of the Clarkston Club!


  • The 2018 Summer Program requires registration.
    Click here to download the form, then return it to the Clarkston Club.

  • The AFTER SCHOOL program requires registration.
    Click here  to download the form, then return it to the Clarkston Club.

  • CLUB CAB school transportation information can be found here.
    Register for Club Cab at the Clarkston Club.

Location:

1414 Highland Ave.
Clarkston, WA 99403


BECOME A MEMBER

Office Hours:

Monday – Friday:
9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Contact:

Phone: (509) 758-9647
Fax: (509) 751-0882
[email protected]

Mobile Updates:

 

Sign-up here to receive mobile updates and alerts: (Members, parents and guardians only)
On your cell phone, text: BGCCLK to 84483
and receive text message alerts from the Boys Club about:

  • Early closings
  • Activity Sign-up
  • Weather Closures

 

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Map:

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Programs:

  • Clarkston Summer Program
    Clarkston Summer Program
    Richard Guy Bennett Jr. Clubhouse Download 2018 Packet & Registration Here Summer Dates: June 11th-August 17th Times: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm End of Summer Bash:...
  • Clarkston Teen Program
    Clarkston Teen Program
    Clarkston Teen Program – ‘The Club’ Membership Age: Must be in 7th-12th grades Teen School Year Program Hours 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Monday –...

Teens:

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Lewis Clark Valley offers teen services to members in grades 7-12. Programs are uniquely developed based on the needs and interests of our members. Field trips, events, and programs are created to help our members grow socially and academically, while still keeping a focus on fun.

<< Go to the Teen Program Page >>

Tour the Club:

History:

1945
The Beginning

W.W. Hayes, Bud Huddleston, and Basil Wiggens initiated the first group of 85 boys in the old Temple Theater on June 12, 1945.

1951
Construction Complete

Construction was completed on the clubhouse by Vollmer Bowl. 1968 A Clarkston Clubhouse came into operation at the old Whittier Middle School.

1979
First Club Auction

The first Annual Board of Directors Auction took place and netted some $28,000.Currently, this spectacular annual event nets approximately $270,000 – $290,000.

1983
Club & Center Merge

One of the most dramatic and exciting changes came when the Boys Club merged with the Girls Center, Inc. The name Valley Boys & Girls Club was adopted.

1986
New Clarkston Clubhouse

A new clubhouse was built in Clarkston adjacent to Grantham Elementary School. Wittman Farms offered for use, a small section of the family’s mountain property to utilize for a camp.

1991
Membership Increases

Realizing that Lewiston’s population was expanding primarily within the Orchards, a Capital Campaign drive was initiated. This project was successful with an immediate 20% increase in membership.

1993
Orchards Club Opens

The Grand Opening of the Lewiston Orchards Club was December 18th.

1996
Camp Wittman

We broke ground at Camp Wittman for the Natural Resource Education Center Lodge.

1998
Clarkston Club Moves

Having outgrown the Grantham School site, the Clarkston Club moved to a new much larger site at Elm and 15th Streets to accommodate more kids.

1998
Lapwai Club Opens

Recognizing the need for a safe positive place with structured activities, the long awaited Club at Lapwai opened its doors. It exceeded our expectations in just the first few days with over 150 members.

2001
Name Change

The Valley Boys & Girls Clubs changed its name to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Lewis Clark Valley.

2003
Year of Expansion

Was a huge year for expansion. On June 16th, we opened our doors to our Lapwai Club.

2003
Guy Bennett Club Opens

August 27th we celebrated the Grand Opening of our Guy Bennett, Jr Clarkston Club next to Highland Elementary.

2005
Celebrating 60 Years

We celebrated 60 years of serving youth. The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Lewis Clark Valley is proud of its past, but our focus is on the future.

2015
Celebrating 70 Years

Celebrating 70 years!

Staff:

 

Makenzie Fuller
Clarkston Unit Director
Phone: (509) 758-9647
Email: mfuller@poweroftheclub.org


Emily Leiterman
Clarkston Program Director
Phone: (509) 758-9647
Email: eleiterman@poweroftheclub.org


Victoria Torchilo
Membership Services
Phone: (509) 758-9647
Email: vtorchilo@poweroftheclub.org

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Lewiston Branch:
1021 Burrell Ave Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: (208) 743-4568
Fax: (208) 746-4737
Clarkston Branch:
1414 Highland Ave. Clarkston, WA 99403
Phone: (509) 758-9647
Fax: (509) 751-0882
Lapwai Branch:
104 Agency Road, Lapwai ID 83540
Phone: (208) 843-9371
Fax: (208) 843-9370