Keystone is the Boys & Girls Club Movement’s ultimate program for youth ages 14 to 18.
Youth of the Year
Youth of the Year is Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s premier recognition program. It is our signature effort to foster a new generation of leaders, fully prepared to live and lead in a diverse, global and integrated world economy.
Torch Clubs are chartered, small-group leadership and service clubs for boys and girls ages 11 to 13. 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.
Triple Play is a comprehensive health and wellness program. It strives to improve the overall health of Club members ages 6-18 by increasing daily physical activity, teaching them about good nutrition and helping them develop healthy relationships.
Passport to Manhood
Passport to Manhood teaches responsibility to boys ages 11 to 14 with sessions that focus on a specific aspect of character and manhood through highly interactive activities.
DIY STEM is a hands-on, activity-based STEM curriculum which connects youth to science themes they encounter regularly.
Project Learn reinforces the academic enrichment and school engagement of young people during the time they spend at the Club.
SMART Moves is a prevention and education program addressing problems such as drug and alcohol use and premature sexual activity
SMART Girls provides health, fitness, prevention/education and self-esteem enhancement for girls ages 8 to 17.
Power Hour: Making Minutes Count
Power Hour: Making Minutes Count provides Club professionals with the strategies, activities, resources and information to create an engaging homework help and tutoring program that encourages Club members of every age to become self-directed learners.
The DASH Program, founded by Jerome Hipps & Michael McArthur, communicates to our Teens the business of music by providing a comprehensive look into the profession and opportunities both in front of and behind the scenes of the music industry. Master Instructors Ivan Barias & Kristal Oliver, teach about: management and legal, artist & repertoire, marketing, creative, sales, songwriting and composition, production, engineering, media training, show production, booking talent, distribution and retail in the music industry.
MyFuture is BGCA's mobile-friendly social platform with access to over 125 Boys & Girls Club program activities in areas such as STEM, leadership and the arts. With MyFuture, kids and teens can learn new skills, connect with their friends, and earn recognition and rewards in a safe and fun online environment.
Members complete one or more 45-minute activities to earn badges and can share their completed projects with the online MyFuture community. Currently, youth can earn badges in Digital Literacy Essentials, Media Making, Computer Science, Leadership, Visual Arts and Lyricism 101.