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An increasing number of children are at home with no adult care or supervision. Young people need to know that someone cares about them and their parents need to know that their children are safe when they cannot be around.  

Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden Grove offers that and more. Club programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence. 

Now, more than ever, the children of our community and their families are in need of additional support to help kids succeed in life.  Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden Grove is a leading advocate for quality programs to meet this critical need.

The Club is a safe place to learn and grow - all while having fun. It is the place where great futures are started each and every day.

Click here and learn how to become a member today!


Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden Grove Partnering with Garden Grove Unified School District in Grant Application.

Notice:  Garden Grove Unified School District and Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden Grove intend to jointly apply for 21st Century Community Learning Center funding for fourteen elementary and intermediate schools: Bryant, Irvine, Lake, Russell, Warren, Fitz, Clinton, Simmons, Excelsior, Alamitos, Faylane, Jordan, Woodbury, and Peters.  This funding would expand the current After School Education and Safety (ASES) programs located on each of these campuses. If you are interested in participating in the planning process, please contact Christina Sepulveda, (714) 530-0430 ext. 1927.


Stanford Branch



Stanford Branch

12721 Magnolia St. “A”

Garden Grove, CA 92841

Phone: (714) 376-7848

Fax: (714) 710-7541


Megan Weissmann, Branch Director

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Hours of Operation


School Year

Monday  -  2:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday  -  2:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday  -  1:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Thursday  -  2:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Friday  -  2:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.



Monday-Friday -  7:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.



*On most holidays, winter and summer breaks, intersessions & school closures, we offer care at our Main Branch location, which is open from 7:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.  Please call the Club at (714) 376-7848 for confirmation. 




Hello!  Welcome to the Stanford Branch webpage!

Our Stanford Branch is a State Licensed child care facility. Here’s are some of our program highlights you might like to know:


·       The State of California monitors our program to confirm that we are upholding the highest standards ofHealth & Safety as we work towards ensuring your children are healthy, happy, and safe while at the Club! 


·       We have the lowest teacher-to-child ratio (1:14) of any after school program in the community, allowing for more individualized attention for your both you and your children!


·       All of our teachers are highly qualified in the field of Child Development, and currently working towards becoming elementary school teachers. They are passionate, experienced educators—and it shows!


·       We are open on Holidays and Non-Student Days! Pick up a calendar magnet for specific dates. Full-day care on these days is included in your monthly tuition at no additional charge!


·       We accept several Financial Assistance programs, including CalWorks, Children’s Home Society, Orange County Department of Education, & more!


·       We stay open a little bit later to help out families with varying schedules. We are open Monday-Friday from School Dismissal until 6:30pm!


·       We are very flexible when it comes to enrollment and attendance! You can choose to enroll your child by the month or by the day, and you are welcome to pick them up at your convenience.


·       With our convenient, secure location directly adjacent to campus, we are able to take advantage of the school’s equipment and operate out of our own facility. This helps to ensure the comfort and safety of your children, while creating a sense of belonging in the Club environment!

The Club offers five core program areas that we emphasize with our youth. They include:  


Character & Leadership Development

 Youth of the Year:  A premier recognition program, one member at each club is recognized for his/her service to the Club, community and family; moral character; academic performance; life goals; poise; and public speaking ability.

·       Be GREAT bucks: Members earn Be GREAT bucks if they are being safe, respectful and responsible. Whether they are doing their homework, participating in programs, helping others, or showing good character, they can earn Be GREAT bucks. Weekly raffles are held where students have the opportunity to choose a prize from the Be GREAT Store.

·       Community Service: All members participate in a variety of drives throughout the year, such as: canned food drive, hygiene drive, and sock drive, etc. All members help with Club Clean-up on a daily basis as well as community park clean-up and ground beautification. We are always interested in building new partnerships within the community, so if you have any information or interest regarding a community service project we can implement at the Club, please call (714) 376-7848.

Education & Career Development

·       Power Hour:  A comprehensive homework assistance program that encourages Club members at every age to become self-directed learners. 

·       Computer Lab: Offering educational software activities & also used for homework assistance. 

·       Junior Staff Program: A small group program that is both practical and user friendly. It assists Club members explore a career in youth or human services, particularly Boys & Girls Club work. Members participate in career development activities, building customer service skills and learning the important of community service. 

·       Summer Brain Games: A program held only during the summer to prevent summer learning loss. 

·       Write Brain: Members write their own books and receive a published a book at the end of the program. Members works in groups to publish a group book and also individually to publish a book on their own. Members focus on writing skills, critical thinking skills, plot analysis, character development, and creativity. 

Health & Life Skills

·       Cooking Club:  Members learn about Kitchen Safety and basic cooking skills. Members learn to prepare delicious dishes that they can replicate at home. 

·       Enrichment Clubs: A targeted program that runs on a weekly basis over the span of a month at a time. 

The Arts

·       ImageMakers: Encourages members to learn and practice black-and-white, color, digital and alternative process photography.

·       Fine Art Program: Staff guide youth through various art projects using different art mediums; monochromatic, multicolor , mixed media, print-making, pastel, watercolor, acrylic, sculpture, and collage. 

·       Arts & Crafts:  Youth express themselves through the visual arts. Skills and techniques pertaining to 2-d and 3-D art are taught through projects in media such as pen and ink, painting (acrylic, tempera, and watercolors), origami, and sculpture. 

Sports, Fitness & Recreation   

·       Outdoor Recreation: Flag football, sham-battle, basketball, soccer, sharks & minnows, etc.

·       Indoor Recreation: A safe place for kids to relax and socialize with other youth. Members have access to ping pong table, miniature basketball, board games, and video games. 

·       Fun Fridays: Power hour is not held on Fridays; instead members take part in themed activities, games, competitions in a station format. 

·       Excursions/Field Trips:  Members are provided with opportunities to travel off-site to new experiences, discover about themselves, learn to appreciate culture and have fun.  Weekly fieldtrips are provided during summer camp and quarterly field trips are planned during the school year. 


·       We accept youth between the ages of 4.9-12 years old (TK-6th Grade). 

·       Call for information on pricing (714) 376-7848.

·       Financial Assistance is also available per qualification.

·       Transportation to the Club is available from Zeyen Elementary.

·       Parent Handbook

We hope that you found the above information helpful to you and your family. If you have any further questions or comments, please do not hesitate to call us. We look forward to hearing from you soon!


Thank you,

The Staff of Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden Grove, Stanford Branch

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