The Problem

innocent boy No boy chooses to grow up without a father, yet MILLIONS do. These boys are far more likely to drop out of school, abuse drugs, join gangs or go to prison than boys with fathers.

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Our Program

group of men and boysWe offer boys a community where they are accepted, where they belong. Where they can hear other boys, and men, share their stories and understand they are NOT ALONE in their struggles.

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It Works

mentor and menteeBoys are making better choices resulting in less discipline issues and higher self esteem. Hear from the Boys, Parents, and Schools and see what all the buzz is about.

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two boysTeenage years are the critical window of opportunity to empower boys to follow their dreams. Join us and invest in our boys today, and the payback will last a lifetime.

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Boys to Men is a community based, group mentoring program with the firm conviction that teenage boys need mentors and role models to guide them as they take their first steps on their journey to manhood.

Teenage years are a critical time when boys make choices that affect the rest of their lives. We offer boys a safe place where they can talk about what is really going on in their lives, and a community of mentors and peers who listen, believe in them and help them make better choices.

Latest News

btmmeetingsOur Goal = Every Middle School

4 years ago Boys to Men was in one school. Now we serve 13 schools with 14 in-school programs, 4 after-school programs and 2 evening programs.

Locations

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“BTM positively influences student behavior. There are less high level infractions at school, boys are happier, have a more positive outlook on life, have improved self-esteem, and engage in less risk-taking behavior.”

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100 Waves in 12 Hours?

On September 20th, Shaun Tomson and hundreds of surfers will hit the water at Mission Beach to support our boys. Join Shaun and take the challenge. Whether you catch 20, 50 or 100 waves, you will leave the water knowing that you made a difference.

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Videos

14 middle school boys explain how 9 months in Boys to Men changed their life

Watch Jose’s 4 year journey from gang member to college student.

If my dad was around it would be much easier.