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Family Day 2020

Save the Date! Family Day February 9th, 2020 3-5pm Location: The Event Center

Giving Tuesday

We are inviting our Friends to adopt a “Fourth Child” from Boys & Girls Clubs of The Tar River Region.  The program began when a family in Alabama who had three children divided the money they had available for Christmas by four, not three.  The “fourth...

Steak & Burger 2019

For more than 20 years, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tar River Region's Steak & Burger event has brought leaders of the Twin Counties community together with out Club members to share a conversation, a meal, and inspiration from a guest speaker. During the...

Derby Day at the Mills

Mark your calendars. Derby Dat at the Mills is scheduled for Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 4PM to 9PM.   May your Hats be big and your Juleps be fine, your Sundresses be pretty and your Seersucker suits be one of a kind. Join us for The Boys & Girls Clubs of the...

Club Names Youth of the Year

On Friday, March 8, 2018, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tar River Region honored 16-year-old Nia Ewuell with the 2019 Youth of the Year Award. Supporters gathered at the Booker T. Theater, where Ewuell was awarded at $1,000 scholarship and a laptop computer....

Gov. Roy Cooper to Speak at Boys & Girls Clubs Event

Ron Green announced that Governor Roy Cooper is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at a statewide gathering of Boys & Girls Clubs later this month in Rocky Mount. The gathering will take place at the Rocky Mount Event Center, where the Boys and Girls Clubs Youth...

Black History Month

The students at the FRAME Shop used technology and their recently aquired design skills to honor Black History Month.  Below, the Black Power artwork was created with AxiDraw and honors the legacy of human rights activist Malcom X. Another student transformed an image...

Annual Fundraiser to Boost Boys & Girls Clubs

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tar River Region holds an annual Steak and Burger fundraiser dinner each this. The next fundraiser is scheduled for October 18, 2018 at 7 p.m. at Rose Hill Conference Center in Nashville. The guest speaker for this event will be...

Changes Aim to Boost Williford School

Williford Elementary School has been a consistently low-performing school over the past couple years. With partnerships that include OIC Family Medical Center, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tar River Region, and the Down East Partnership for Children, the school...

A Place to Become...



To inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.

Core Beliefs

  • A safe place to learn and grow
  • Ongoing relationships with caring adult professionals
  • Life-enhancing programs and character development experiences
  • Hope and Opportunity


I believe in God and the right to worship according to my own faith and religion.  I believe in America and the American way of life, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.  I believe in fair play, honesty, and sportsmanship.  I believe in my Boys & Girls Club, which stands for all these things.


Youth Development Strategy

  • A sense of belonging
  • A sense of Usefulness
  • A sense of Influence and
  • A sense of Competence

Support Our Mission

For a dollar a day, you can make a positive impact on our community.  Join the I GiVE 365 Society today and start making a difference.


Boys and Girls Club

Our youth are the future of our community. Boys and Girls Club of the Tar River Region is committed to helping young people actualize their potential, becoming the men and women who will shape tomorrow. Through mentoring, education, and encouragement, the youth who participate in our programs are better equipped to face life’s challenges. Together we are building lives, shaping futures, and creating community.

Join the Fun


Learn more about the various Programs of the Boys and Girls Club of the Tar River Region. Our programs are designed to engage both the mind and body, leading our young people down a path of success through healthier living, working hard, and reaching their potential. Most of all, they choose to stay engaged in our programs because they are so much FUN!