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A Letter From Dawn McWilliams, CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Topeka

BGCT parents and guardians,

These past 5 months have proven to be challenging, complex and certainly a time like no other.  No one has been untouched by the impact that has brought on by COVID-19, coupled with the important call for action on racial injustice and equity. Stress, frustration, anger, anxiety and uncertainty are at all-time high. We have and remain committed to youth and families who need us more than ever.

When 2020 began, we certainly could not have predicted the way this year would go, and there are still so many unknowns in the weeks and months ahead. We are learning as we go, with no clear end in sight to this global pandemic, its economic impact....see more

We are stepping up to help those in need, check our current fall 2020 Teen Center Roadmap!

USD 501 Teen Center Road Map


1112 SE 10th Ave
Topeka, KS 66607

Club Director

Ashley Rudolph
785.234.5601 x306

2020-2021 Annual Membership Information

  • The Teen Center has an annual membership fee of $20 that is renewed at the start of the school year.
  • Club members who have completed the 6th through 11th grades may enroll at the Teen Center.
  • Membership is valid until the end of the summer program of the following year.
  • Transportation services are provided from the following schools for the after-school program:
    • Chase Middle School
    • Eisenhower Middle School
    • French Middle School
    • Jardine Middle School
    • Landon Middle School
    • Robinson Middle School
    • Topeka High School
    • Highland Park High School
    • Topeka West High School.

Please click here for the transportation rules.

Hours of Operation

  • School Year: 2:00pm - 7:00pm
  • School Days Out: 7:00am - 6:00pm
  • Summer Program: 7:00am - 6:00pm

If you would like to register your child(ren) for before or after school programming visit our School Year Enrollment Page.

Days of Service

Click here to view the 2020-2021 USD 501 School Calendar. Spanish Version.

The Teen Center is closed on the following holidays:

  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day After Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year's Eve
  • New Year's Day