• Supporting our Club Network

    Supporting our Club Network

    "Call it a club, a network, a tribe, a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one."

  • Building confidence and resilience

    Building confidence and resilience

    "I realized I wasn’t the only one with fears, so when we were on the hills, I wasn’t worried about being scared of heights."

  • Respect


    For Year 9 students

  • Give adventure, build character

    Give adventure, build character

    £5 a month will pay for a teen to have a big adventure

Latest posts

Jailbreak 2017 Postponed

Unfortunately we have had to postpone our Essex Jailbreak event that was taking place on Saturday 8th April 2017. Keep your tactics and plans close by though, as we will be releasing another date to escape soon… For further information...

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EBGC Spring Newsletter

The EBGC Spring Newsletter is on its way to you now! If you want to read it online please click here. Can you spot your club anywhere? If your club has some exciting news or achievements that you feel...

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Maes Y Lade here we come!

Take the opportunity to experience the beautiful Brecon Beacons while staying at The Maes Y Lade Centre and taking part in different exciting activities throughout the year including; canoeing, caving, abseiling, gorge walking, hill climbing and more. Get into Canoeing:...

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Nepal Training Weekend

The 2017 Nepal Team have been selected! Since 1979 we have been taking groups of young people to the remote mountain village of Barpak. This year there will be a team of 12 young people from Essex and 2 staff members...

National Cross Country 2017

On Saturday 18th February a total of 87 runners from 14 clubs across England and Wales took part in the National Cross Country Championship hosted by Essex Boys and Girls Clubs at Stubber’s Adventure Centre in Upminster, Essex. Many...

Causeway Exchange Program to Northern Ireland

EBGC Apprentices and VTeam members went to Northern Ireland to partake in an exchange program along side Northern Ireland and Republic Ireland the exchange took place in Northern Ireland. The Causeway Exchange Programme had been developed as a means of helping...

EBGC’s 5-Aside takes over Harlow

Saturday 21st January; Essex Boys and Girls Clubs take charge of the Harlow Leisure zone for their annual 5-Aside championships. Teams of talented young footballers descended upon the Essex venue to battle it out for the prestigious trophy and...

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Great opportunity to join InterAct!

Interact are a local charity dedicated to improving the emotional well-being and opportunities of young people and young adults with disabilities, primarily learning disabilities/difficulties and autism, and individuals, families and communities who experience barriers through disability, challenging mental health, other disadvantage...

Tee off with Essex Boys and Girls Clubs

  On Wednesday 5th July, Essex Boys and Girls Clubs will again host their Annual Classic Golf Day. This is a relaxed day of great golf and great company in aid of a great cause – our work with...

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Winter Skills Course 2017

EBGC’s Winter Mountain Leaders again invite you to to Scotland for a week to improve your practical mountain skills. What are the benefits of spending time in the mountains? Adventure, aerobic training, peace, fresh air, personal development and plenty of...