Core Programs

Core Programs

The Boys & Girls Clubs provide diversified activities that meet the interests of all young people. Core programs encourage activities with adults, peers and family members that enable youth to enhance self-esteem and fulfill their potential. Based on the physical, emotional, cultural, and social needs and interests of boys and girls, and recognizing developmental principles, the Club offers diversified program activities in 5 core areas...

Character and Leadership Development: Empower youth to become global citizens who support and influence their Club and community, sustain meaningful relationships with others, develop a positive self-image and good character and respect their own and others' cultural identities.

Education and Career Development: Enable youth to become proficient in basic educational disciplines, set goals, explore careers, prepare for employment and embrace technology to achieve success in a career.

Health and Life Skills: Develop young people's capacity to engage in positive behaviors that help them nurture their own well-being, set personal goals and live successfully as self-sufficient adults.

The Arts: Encourage youth to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts, crafts, performing arts and creative writing.

Sports, Fitness, and Recreation: Programs develop fitness, positive use of leisure time, skills for stress management, appreciation for the environment and social skills.
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