Programs and Services

Core programming areas at the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows:


Programs in Character and Leadership Development empower youth to support and influence their Club and community, sustain meaningful relationships with others, develop a positive self-image, participate in the
democratic process and respect their own and others’ cultural identities.

Education & Career Development

Programs in Education and Career Development enable youth to become proficient in basic educational disciplines, apply learning to everyday situations and embrace technology to achieve success in a career.

Health & Life Skills

Programs in Health and Life Skills develop young people’s capacity to engage in positive behaviors that nurture their own well-being, set personal goals and live successfully as self-sufficient adults.

The Arts

Programs in The Arts enable youth to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts, crafts, performing arts and creative writing.

Sports, Fitness & Recreation

Programs in Sports, Fitness and Recreation develop fitness, positive use of leisure time, skills for stress management, appreciation for the environment and social skills.

Interested in becoming a member?

Kayla Moynahan, Membership Coordinator at (775) 360-2410 or email
Sarah Odom, Membership Coordinator at (775) 360-2471 or email

Carano Urban Gardening (Farmily)

The urban gardening “Farmily” program helps Donald L. Carano Youth & Teen Facility members learn about healthy eating as they plant, tend to, harvest, and prepare a wide variety of nutrient-rich fruits and veggies. Learn more