Character and Leadership Development
Programs in this Core Program Area empower youth to support and influence their Club and community.
The program teaches the importance of identifying Club and community needs as well as developing the strategies needed to meet these needs. The program promotes community service and teaches members the importance of value in human circumstance.
JR. YOUTH AND YOUTH OF THE MONTH
Recognizes exceptional Boys &Girls Club youth each month that excel academically and who provide service to their Club and the community.
Club members plan and implement Youth Community Service Projects that provide at least 30 person/hours of service per month per Club. Projects involve human interaction and exposure to the community. Also, members conduct at least 10 person/hours per month of community clean-ups or landscaping improvements to the outside areas surrounding the Club location.
Consists of a group of male and female teens who come together to organize various activities that enhance their leadership in the community through service.