Chartered as a local Boys & Girls Club in 2007, the Boys & Girls Club of Kootenai offers after-school, full-day, and summer programs to nearly 4,000 registered members in Post Falls and Coeur d’ Alene. Programs focusing on social recreation, physical recreation, STEAM, leadership, education, nutrition, and self-esteem are just a few examples of daily activities. Lead by paid professional staff, community business, and civic partners and volunteers. Our mission: To enable all young people, especially those who need us the most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens. We aim to assure success is within reach of every child who enters our doors. Helping all members: Work toward high school graduation; Dream of plans for their future; Demonstrate good character and citizenship; Live a healthy lifestyle. Today’s youth face enormous challenges that threaten their futures. Kids and teens are our country’s most precious resource, and we can’t afford to let any fall through the cracks. Through youth development programs and services, we work to change the lives of local kids and teens. Our goal is to instill in them a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging, and influence.