Helping young people become responsible, caring citizens and acquire skills for participating in the democratic process is the main thrust of these programs. They also develop leadership skills and provide opportunities for planning, decision-making, contributing to our club and community, while celebrating our national heritage.
Keystone Club is the Boys & Girls Club Movement’s ultimate teen program for youth grades 9-12. This unique program provides leadership development opportunities for youth to participate in activities, both in and out of the Club, in three focus areas: academic success, career preparation and community service. With the guidance of an adult advisor, Keystone Clubs aim to positively impact teens, their Club and local communities.
The Mighty Missy’s 13-18 year old girls group was created to inspire our teen girls to give back to their community and develop leadership skills, all while building healthy relationships with their peers
Teen behavior assessment workshops that asks our Teens to identify what makes them angry and how to embrace success behaviors, how to make better study, career and life choices, to appreciate family and peer group differences and how to develop productive relationships at home, at school and ultimately at work.
Torch Clubs are chartered, small-group leadership and service clubs for boys and girls grades 6-8. A Torch Club is a powerful vehicle that helps Club staff meet the special character development needs of younger adolescents at a critical stage in their life.
YOUTH OF THE YEAR
Youth of the Year is Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s premier recognition program, celebrating the extraordinary achievements of Club teens. Club members who earn the youth of the Year title embody the values of leadership service; academic excellence; and healthy lifestyles.