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.  Serve the Community: Develop a sense of social responsibility.

2.  Promote Personal Growth: Build self esteem and a giving spirit.

3.  Strengthen Family Relationships:  Deepen bonds with parents by working together in boys team charity.

4.  Develop Leadership Skills:  Cultivate respect and an appreciation of others by working as a team, 
     developing leadership skills, and creating friendships.

5.  Provide Educational Opportunities:  Provide young men with experiences that foster their community 
     responsibilities and goals.



Facts & Requirements

•  Boys are “TeamMates” and Parents are “Coaches

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

  New members may apply to join btc anytime during the annual membership drive during their 7th 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 up to 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.

     *Target class size; this may vary slightly due to limited board-approved exceptions

  Requirements for membership in the btc Saratoga League are: 1) reside or attend school in Saratoga, Los Gatos, or Monte Sereno or 2) attend or live in the attendance area for one of the following schools - Westmont HS, Lynbrook HS, Moreland Middle School, Miller Middle School, Easterbrook Discovery School, and Latimer Middle School.

 btc has three (3) General Membership meetings per year (Spring, Fall and Winter) that both the boy and parent(s) should attend; two (2) are required 

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

  Annual Philanthropy Service Hours requirements for both boys and parent(s): 
            Grade  7, 8, & 9........................15 hours each
            Grade 10, 11, & 12....................10 hours each

  Annual League Hours requirements for both boys and parent(s): 6 hours minimum each

   (earned by attending general or grade level meetings as mentioned above)

  Approximate Financial Requirements are: 
            TeamMate plus one or two Coaches (parents).........$175

            Additional TeamMate...........................................$75    



 Sponsorship Information

All new applicants are sorted by their appropriate class. If there are more applicants than space available in a class, the 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.


 Membership Drive Timeline

Prospective Members can apply for membership in btc Saratoga League starting in early March 2024

That Membership Year will run May 1, 2023 - April 30, 2024

Membership renewal
February  - March 2024

Prospective Member Drive
March 2024 - Prospective Member Application Online Forms will be available.

New Member Draw and Notification
mid March 2024
- Prospective Members notified of the draw results, and if room is available, enrollment forms and payment of dues is then due. 

•  For more Membership information; please contact VP Membership, Shweta Thakur, shweta.dadhwal@gmail.com.