The Boys & Girl Club model prepares youth for future success through
programs for youth between the ages of six and eighteen.
Sports & Recreation
Health and wellness and the fun of sports recreation are the emphasis of Boys & Girls Club programs in Sports & Recreation.
Boys & Girls Club educational programs are designed to ensure that all Club members graduate from high school on time, ready for a post- secondary education and a 21st century career. Programs range from STEM education, to digital literacy, college readiness and more.
Photography. Music. Fine Arts. Drama. Just some of the ways Boys & Girls Club programs in the arts encourage creativity and self-expression, and in the process improving academic achievement.
Health and Wellness
Boys & Girls Club Health & Wellness develop young people’s capacity to engage in positive behaviors to nurture their well-being, set personal goals and grow into self-sufficient adults.
Workforce Readiness programs at Boys & Girls Clubs help youth Club members explore their interests and passions, develop employability skills, and apply what they learn to real- world work experiences.
Character and Leadership
These programs help youth become responsible, caring citizens and acquire skills to participate in the democratic process. Participants develop leadership skills and gain
opportunities for planning, decision- making and contributing to Club and community.
The Boys & Girls Club program has a remarkable effect on the success of youth able to attend a Club:
- 52% of 12th-grade Club members express an interest in a STEM career, compared to 27% of 12th graders nationally.
- 97% of Club teens expect to graduate from high school.
- 76% of low-income Club members ages 12 to 18 who attend the Club regularly reported receiving mostly As and Bs, compared to 67% of their peers nationally.
- Boys & Girls Clubs of America recently reported that 80% of Club teens had applied to a post-secondary education program.