btc Santa Barbara Prospective Member Information Night -
Wednesday, February 15 at Harry’s Plaza Cafe in the Ranchero Room.  
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boys team charity Santa Barbara

Membership Information

Mission Statement 

boys team charity is a volunteer service organization dedicated to developing an altruistic spirit in young men through active participation of parents and sons in philanthropic projects in their communities. 



  1. 1. Serve the Community: Develop a sense of social responsibility.
  2. 2. Promote Personal Growth: Build self esteem and a giving spirit.
  3. 3. Strengthen Family Relationships: Deepen bonds with parents by working together in boys team charity.
  4. 4. Develop Leadership Skills: Cultivate respect and an appreciation of others by working as a team, developing leadership skills, and creating friendships.
  5. 5. Provide Educational Opportunities:  Provide young men with experiences that foster their community responsibilities and goals.




Membership Facts & Requirements

•  Boys are “TeamMates” and Parents are “Coaches”. When a TeamMate signs up for a volunteer shift, we require that at least 1 Coach from his family volunteers alongside him.

  btc Santa Barbara applicants are eligible for membership if living in or attending a public or private school located in either the Santa Barbara High School or San Marcos High School attendance boundaries. (Search your attendance boundary by street address here


  Our annual operating year is May 1st through April 30th* 

  Prospective members may apply to join btc anytime during the annual membership drive in March during their 6th through 11th grade year. Boys are assigned to “teams” by the grade which they will enter in the fall of that membership year. 

* There are approximately 26 boys in each team (by grade) with vacancies filled during annual membership drive by random draw as they are available. We maintain a waitlist of interested candidates should we not have openings in a particular team.

  btc has three (3) General Membership meetings per year (typically May, September and January) that both the boy and parent(s) should attend; two (2) are required.

  btc has three (3) additional grade-level meetings per year that only the boy should attend; two (2) are required.

  Annual minimum Philanthropy Service Hours requirements for both boys & parent(s): 

  •             Grade  7, 8, & 9........................15 hours each
                Grade 10, 11, & 12....................10 hours each


Annual minimum League Hours requirements for both boys & parent(s): 6 hours minimum each
 (earned by attending general or grade level meetings as mentioned above)

  Annual Financial Requirements:
                   TeamMate (son) plus one or two Coaches (parents).........$175
Additional TeamMate per Family......................................$75  


Sponsorship Requirement and New Applicant Process

All new applicants must be sponsored by a current btc Santa Barbara member. Please contact us if you need help identifying a sponsor.

During the Membership Drive period, applicants are sorted by their appropriate class on a first-come, first-served basis. If there are more applicants than space available in a class, the new applicants will be selected by random draw to fill the class or, if necessary, placed on a waitlist. All Prospective Member Applicants and their Sponsors will be contacted by the VP of Membership following the draw.

Legacies (siblings of current members) are automatic members.

For more information, to be added to our mailing list or to find a Sponsor, please contact our VP Membership.