Wanamaker Unit

 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 West Area Roadmap!


6630 SW 10th Ave
Topeka, KS 66615

Club Director

Melissa Mosher

2020-2021 School Year Information

School year program will run from August 2020 - May 2021
  • Before school: 7:00am - start of school day
  • After school: 3:00pm - 6:00pm

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

Membership Fees

Fees are now charged based on enrollment and not attendance and are based off of area and school district. For our enrollment details please call the administration offices at 785-234-5601.


In order to serve as many students as possible, we have made a change to our refund protocol for school days out. Effective Nov. 16, 2020, written notice must be received no less than 5 business days prior to the school day out in order to receive a credit to your BGCT account. Written notice should be sent to membership@bgctopeka.org.

Days of Service

Click here to view the 2020-2021 USD 437 School Calendar

The Wanamaker Unit 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