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Young people ages 11-17 living in the Troy, NY area are encouraged to become a part of The Block Center. All are welcome to visit us at the Troy Boys and Girls Club on Tuesday nights between 6:00-8:00 PM to check out the program.

  • The Block Center is about your goals, and your dreams, and our mentors want to help you get on track to achieve the future you want
  • The Block Center cares about all people, and the values of CHARACTER — everyone is welcome and will be treated with respect and dignity
  • The Block Center wants to provide you will positive experiences that will help you grow and enrich your life: we go on field trips, hold discussion groups, volunteer in the community, provide education, and we will challenge you to try new things

Youth participants in The Block Center receive a free membership to the Troy Boys and Girls Club’s Teen Program. Fill out an application here.


If you are interested in getting your child involved with The Block, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Our administrators want to communicate with you about the benefits of our program.

Your child will have the opportunity to participate in a number of activities: weekly sessions, community events, volunteer experiences, field trips, tutoring, one-on-one mentoring, but only with your permission.

Helpful Forms:

The Block Center Participation Agreement


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