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
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.
Swimming (Pool at our Musgrave Unit)
Games Room activities and tournaments
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
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.
Piano and Guitar Lessons
National Art Contest
Fine Arts Program
Creative Writing Class
Kids on the Block Program
B&G Club Image Makers photography program
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.
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
Ronald McDonald Tooth Truck dental services
Too Good For Violence
Family events (Banquet of Champions, Holiday dinners, seminars)
Foster Grandparent program
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)
YEO job training program for teens
Reading program with Springfield/Greene County Library
BE GREAT: Graduate
Money Matters: Make it Count
Summer Brain Gain
Boys & Girls Club Scholarship program