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STRIDE Academy

STRIDE Academy is a great and fun way for members to learn and practice math, reading, science, and language arts.  Members just need to know their 4 digit Boys & Girls Club Member ID # to play!

Contests are created for the next few weeks!
Check out our Facebook page each day at 4pm to try to crack our daily riddle/trivia question
Each year, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Greater Chippewa Valley selects an outstanding young person to receive its local Youth of the Year Award, the highest honor bestowed upon a member of the Boys & Girls Clubs. This award recognizes commendable character, academic achievement and outstanding volunteer service to a member’s Club and community. Click here for more information.
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Greater Chippewa Valley
2020 Youth of the Year Representative -
Brady (Chippewa Falls Center)

Brady has been a member at the Chippewa Falls Boys & Girls Club since 2016. He has a passion for art and for helping others. The Club helped Brady through some tough times and also helped him realize that other people shared similar experiences.

The Drama Matters program at the Club helped Brady, because he was able to express his feelings through different art forms, such as film making. He was also selected to be a junior staff member at the Club. This gave him the opportunity to help staff with different tasks, including cleaning, and helping youth members with homework, problems, etc. His time as a junior staff helped Brady realize he wants to be a teacher. He said he loves learning, and wants to be a role model, and encourage others.

Brady is very passionate about combating bullying and promoting inclusion of others. As a teen member at the Club, he makes sure members are always included, whether it be during an art program at the Club or a game at the park. Brady said that his time at the Club have made him feel like an equal, and he wants all other members to experience that same feeling.

Congratulations, Brady!


Join us for the school year! Transportation is available from all ECASD schools!  Please call the Club or email the center at for more information on transportation!

Membership is only $15.00 per calendar year per child or $30.00 per household per calendar year.  The Club accepts children aged 8-18 or in grades 3rd-12th! 

If your child is not already a member or if your child needs to be renewed for 2019 as a Boys & Girls Club member, click here.


Boys & Girls Clubs of the Greater Chippewa Valley - Lee & Mary Markquart Center Awarded Grant By Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation

Boys & Girls Club - Lee & Mary Markquart Center received a new grant to improve the health and well-being of Eau Claire area kids, thanks to Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield. The Club provides kids and teens with critical programming during out-of-school time that creates positive environment and supports a healthy, active lifestyle. This grant is one of over 100 distributed across the country by the Anthem Foundation to support Triple Play programming, which focuses on being healthy through the mind, body and soul.



Wish List items for ages 8-18

• Clothing – pants, sweatshirts

• Games – board games of any kind for ages 8-18

• Art – Coloring books, coloring pencils, and drawing pencils for ages 8-18

• Books - new and packaged book series

• Sports equipment – new basketball, soccer ball, water bottles, etc.

• Hygiene – shampoo, soap, toothbrushes, deodorant, etc.

• New stuffed animals

• New blankets, slippers, pajamas


Unfortunately the Club cannot accept the following items at this time

• Old electronics – tube TVs, computers, VHS, etc.

• Pianos

• Foosball tables

• Pool tables

• Damaged, stained or torn clothing

• Materials suited for ages 0-6

• Broken items

The Boys & Girls Club is very grateful for the generous
and continued support of the Chippewa Valley community.

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