Good Character & Citizenship

Good Character & Citizenship: These programs help youth become responsible, caring citizens and acquire skills to participate the democratic process. Program participants also develop leadership skills and gain opportunities for planning, decision-making, contributing to Club and community and celebrating our national heritage.


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Torch Club: Leadership and service programs for youth ages 11 to 13.



Keystone: This program provides leadership development opportunities for youth ages 14 to 18. Youth participate in activities, both in and out of the Club, in three focus areas: academic success, career preparation and community service.



Lyricism 101: Designed to cultivate and amplify the powerful, formidable voices of Club teens.



Youth of the Year is Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s premier recognition program. It is our signature effort to foster a new generation of leaders, fully prepared to live and lead in a diverse, global and integrated world economy.




Junior Staff is a small-group program that is both practical and user friendly. It assists Club members in exploring a career in youth or human services, particularly Boys & Girls Club work.