About The Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills

From games and athletics to drug prevention workshops, Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills offers young people a range of fun and productive activities. Three Clubs, two in Southern Pines and one in Aberdeen, are open each day after school from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. – when research has shown children to be most vulnerable to gangs, violence and other risky behaviors. In the summer, Clubs and special summer-only sites open their doors all day to young people with nowhere else to go.


Touch a Truck

Touch-A-Truck is a unique and interactive event that allows children to see, touch and explore their favorite big trucks and heavy machinery as well as meet the personnel who protect, serve, and build in our community. This event puts kids imagination in gear as they learn about all kinds of trucks. They’ll also have the…

Reindeer Fun Run Makes Major Contribution to Our Club

More than 12 years ago, Kate and David Petsolt were visiting Charleston. One morning during their trip, they were awoken by quite a commotion and discovered folks dashing through the streets. Some of these joggers were dressed as Christmas presents, while kids dressed like Santa Clause, dogs dressed like elves, and plenty of people sporting…