Good Character & Citizenship

These programs help develop leadership skills and provide opportunities for planning, decision-making, contributing to Club and community and celebrating our national heritage.

Anti-Bullying Initiatives: Understanding Aggressive Behavior & Combating Bullying
Keystone and Torch Clubs: Character Development and Community Service Clubs
Leaders in Training: Leadership and Service to the Club Community, Service Learning Projects and Travel Opportunities
Youth of the Year: Recognition Initiatives for Outstanding Youth

Education and Career Development

These programs help youth create aspirations for the future, providing opportunities for career exploration and educational enhancement. 

Be GREAT: Graduate: High School Drop-Out Intervention Program
CareerLaunch: Career Panels and College Exploration Skills
College Bound: Post-Secondary Education Preparation
Money Matters: Financial Skills Workshops
Power Hour: Homework and School Success for All Ages

Healthy lifestyles

These initiatives develop young people's capacity to engage in behaviors that nurture their own well-being, set personal goals and live successfully as self-sufficient adults.

Healthy Habits: Healthy Living and Active Learning about Nutrition, Fitness, and Improving Overall Health & Well-Being
Nutritious Snacks and Meals: Nutrition, Gardening and Cooking Classes
Passport to Manhood & SMART Girls: Small Group Health & Fitness, Prevention, Self-Esteem-Building, Resisting Negative Choices
NetSmartz: Internet Safety Skills Through Engaging Multimedia Activities

The arts

Programs in this core area enable youth to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts, crafts, performing arts and creative writing. 

Arts: Fine Arts, Dance, Drama
Fine Arts Exhibit & Digital Arts Festivals: National Fine Arts Program with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BCGA)
Imagemakers: National Photography Program with BGCA and Sony

sports, fitness & Recreation

These Club programs help develop fitness, a positive use of leisure time, reduction of stress, appreciation for the environment and social interpersonal skills. 

Triple Play Daily Challenges: Fun Activities that Inspire Health and Fitness
Triple Play Games Tournament: Social Recreation Tournaments
Triple Play SMART Gamesroom: Sponsored Play Where Mentoring Begins
Triple Play Sports: Basketball, Baseball, Softball, T-Ball, Flag Football, Soccer, Street Hockey, Handball & Volleyball
PGA Sports Academy: Introducing Youth to the Sport of Golf
Wanna Play: Youth Learn the Fundamentals of Softball and Baseball