Are you interested in starting a Native Boys & Girls Club?

Boys & Girls Clubs of America Native Services is pleased to announce that we have created an online application process customized for Native Organizations. We look forward to you joining our Boys & Girls Clubs in Indian Country family. Click here to read instructions for the online chartering system and some of our FAQs.

Below you will find detailed instructions on completing an application to start a Native Boys & Girls Club, which includes chartering a New Organization, New Unit, and New Extension Site. BGCA Native Services also offers a Start a Native Club Packet that is complete with resources you can share with your Tribal leadership.

New Organization
New Unit
Extension Site

Still have questions? For more information about how to start a Native Boys & Girls Club, please call BGCA Native Services at 972-581-2374 or send an e-mail to

Note: If you plan to charter under your Tribe, a 501(c) 3 is not necessary.