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Character & Leadership Development:
Programs in this Core Program Area empower youth to support and influence their Club and community, sustain meaningful relationships with others, develop a positive self-image, participate in the democratic process and respect their own and others’ cultural identities.

  • Youth of the Year

  • Torch Clubs (preteen community service club)

  • Keystone Clubs (teen community service club)

  • Community Service Projects

  • Junior Staff

  • Special Events (Youth for Unity, American Heritage day, Martin Luther King celebration, etc)

 

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

  • Baseball

  • Basketball Leagues

  • Volleyball

  • Flag Football

  • Soccer

  • Swimming (Pool at our Musgrave Unit)

  • Tennis

  • Games Room activities and tournaments

  • Gym Activities

  • Field trips (Laser tag, Fantastic Caverns, Incredible Pizza, Fun Acres, and more!)

  • Visits by national sports figures (Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce, Kurt Warner, Brett Favre, Bobby Knight, Drew Brees, and more!)

  • For more info on our sports programming, visit bgclubspringfieldsports.org

 

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

  • Choir

  • Piano and Guitar Lessons

  • Drama Club

  • Music Production

  • National Art Contest

  • Fine Arts Program

  • Creative Writing Class

  • Field Trips

  • Kids on the Block Program

  • B&G Club Image Makers photography program

  • Fashion Club

  • Digital Arts Program

 

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

  • Mission to Mentor

  • Mental Health Program (provides individual and group counseling, staff and parent training)

  • Healthy Meals (served 108,637 meals and 82,441 healthy snacks in 2015)

  • Passport to Manhood

  • SMART Moves

  • Ronald McDonald Tooth Truck dental services

  • Financial Literacy

  • Positive Action

  • Too Good For Violence

  • Triple Play

  • Family events (Banquet of Champions, Holiday dinners, seminars)

  • Foster Grandparent program

  • Meth Smart

  • KAA Camp (We will send approximately 70 youth for a one week camp)

 

Education & Career Development:
Programs in this Core Program Area enable youth to become proficient in basic educational disciplines, apply learning to everyday situations, and embrace technology to achieve success in a career.

  • Power Hour: Making Minutes Count (after school tutoring)

  • Project Learn

  • YEO job training program for teens

  • Reading program with Springfield/Greene County Library

  • BE GREAT: Graduate

  • Money Matters: Make it Count

  • Summer Brain Gain

  • CareerLaunch

  • Technology labs

  • Boys & Girls Club Scholarship program