CHARACTER & LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
Empower youth to support and influence their Club and community while developing relationships, a positive self-image and respect for cultural differences.
Junior Staff Career Development*
Provides teens 14-18 hands-on work experience to teen members at the Club while developing their interpersonal skills, a strong work ethic, a sense of community engagement and an introduction to the Boys & Girls Clubs as a career choice.
Small group leadership and service club for youth ages 14-18. Keystoners elect officers and implement activities in six areas: service to Club and community, character and leadership development, education and career exploration, unity, free enterprise and social recreation.
Leaders In Training (LIT)
Allows members ages 11-15 to volunteer and learn basic job responsibilities and work habits during our summer months as unpaid staff assistants.
Small-group leadership and service club for youth ages 11-13. Torch Club members learn to elect officers and work together to implement activities in four areas: service to Club and community, education, health and fitness and social recreation.
Youth of the Year*
Youth of the Year is the most prestigious honor bestowed upon a Club member who exemplifies and embodies the values of leadership, service, academic excellence and dedication to leading a healthy lifestyle.
* National Boys & Girls Clubs programs