Programs

Character & Leadership

The following programs help youth to become responsible caring citizens, to develop leadership skills, to engage in decision making and planning, therefore contributing to their Club and community.

Keystone Clubs are small group leadership development clubs for kids ages 14-18 that are chartered at each individual Club location.

 

Torch Club is a small-group leadership development program that is designed to help meet the special character development needs of youth ages 11-13 at a critical stage in their development.

 

Youth of the Year is a premier youth recognition program for members that celebrates service to Club and community; academic performance; moral character; life goals; poise and public speaking ability.

 

 

Education & Career

Programs like the following help youth create aspirations for the future, providing opportunities for career exploration and educational enhancement.

Project Learn is a comprehensive strategy that reinforces what youth learn in school by integrating high-yield learning activities throughout the Club.

 

Money Matters: Make It Count helps youth expand their knowledge of money management and learn the skills that lead to financial independence and well-being.

 

Power Hour is a comprehensive homework help and tutoring program designed to raise the academic proficiency of Club members ages 6-12.

 

CareerLaunch is a career exploration and mentoring program for teens 13-18, this program allows teens to explore careers, identify training or college requirements, and seek out financial aid.

 

 

Club Tech provides programming, training, and resources to make youth effective users of technology. This includes recognizing members for their creative abilities through digital arts.

 

 

 

Health & Life Skills

These programs are run with staff and often in collaboration with local professionals.

SMART Moves programs (Skills Mastery And Resistance Training) are prevention programs designed to build decision-making and critical-thinking skills, as well as learn how to avoid and/or resist risky behavior.

 

SMART Girls: A health, fitness, prevention/education and self-esteem enhancement program for girls ages 10-15.

 

 

 

Passport to Manhood: This program promotes and teaches responsibility while reinforcing positive behavior in male Club members ages 11-14.

 

 

 

Sports, Fitness & Recreation

Programs in this area develop fitness, positive use of leisure time, skills for stress management, appreciation for the environment and social skills.

Triple Play is a comprehensive health and wellness initiative that focuses on improving the overall health of youth by increasing their daily physical activity, teaching them good nutrition and helping them develop healthy relationships.

 

Youth Basketball Program: 700 youth, Kindergarten through grade 12, participate in the youth basketball program. The league focuses on skills development, game strategy, and having fun! It connects players, parents/coaches, and community.