Boys & Girls Club of Lake County, located in Waukegan, Ill., is a nonprofit youth development organization established in 2000. The club is governed by a board of directors that is responsible for setting policies and ensuring funding and promotion for the organization. B&GC of Lake County offers five-core program initiatives, including arts, sports and fitness, social skills, character development and leadership development, and education and career development. Its sporting and recreational activities include flag football, basketball, soccer, power play, poms and tumbling. The club s programs also include project learn, career launch, power hour, junior staff career development, torch and keystone clubs, and Smart Moves. Boys & Girls Club of Lake County is affiliated with the national program of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.