PROGRAMS

EDUCATION

Our Education program is a very flexible program. We have several different sub-programs listed below that focus on the education enhancement of our members. Our members can be part of reading groups for various age groups. We have cultural lessons in Delaware and Cherokee. Members also learn Geography and stay up-to-date on current events.

 

HEALTHY LIFESTYLES

This program is set up to promote healthy lifestyles. Members take part in tournaments and different games in the gym and outside.

SOCIAL RECREATION

Social Recreation is a program that the kids hate to leave because of how much fun they are having. They learn about building friendships and engage in positive social interaction. In social rec members learn about teamwork and leadership. We also incorporate education into our social atmosphere.

TEENS

Our teen program is building and expanding every day. Our teens have a safe, positive atmosphere to hang out, relax and enjoy a stress-free social setting We have our own dedicated building for teens. This building houses a large screen T.V., billiard table, ping pong table, and gaming console.

INDIVIDUAL PROGRAMS

Project Learn - Project Learn reinforces the academic enrichment and school engagement of young people during the time they spend at the Club.

Power Hour - Power Hour: Making Minutes Count provides Club professionals with the strategies, activities, resources and information to create an engaging homework help and tutoring program that encourages Club members at every age to become self-directed learners.

Career Launch - This fun and exciting program, sponsored by Bank of America and Gap Foundation, prepares teens for the world of careers and work. Through Career Launch, Club teens 13-18 years old embark on a journey to explore possible vocations, make sound educational decisions and find success in the world of work.

Junior Staff - Junior Staff is a small-group program that is both practical and user friendly. It assists Club members ages 13 to 18 in exploring a career in youth or human services, particularly Boys & Girls Club work. 

Triple Play (Mind, Body & Soul) - Designed to incorporate healthy living and active learning in every part of the Club experience, Healthy Habits emphasizes good nutrition, regular physical activity and improving overall well-being.

Athletics - We host several athletic programs throughout the year. We host soccer, basketball and flag football.

T.R.A.I.L. - T.R.A.I.L. is a 12 chapter program that provides youth with a comprehensive understanding of healthy lifestyles in order to prevent type 2 diabetes. The program is presented with four themes: About Me, My Health, & Being Part of a Team; Healthy Eating; Making Smart Food Choices and My Healthy Community.

SMART Moves - The SMART Moves (Skills Mastery and Resistance Training) prevention/education program addresses problems such as drug and alcohol use and premature sexual activity.

SMART Girls - An outgrowth of the popular and effective SMART Moves program, SMART Girls is a health, fitness, prevention/education and self-esteem enhancement program for girls ages 8 to 17.

OJP - A mentoring program from the Department of Juvenile Affairs that focuses on building, enhancing and the sustainability of positive mentoring relationships between mentors and mentees.

Meth SMART - This program offers viable solutions to help youth handle challenging circumstances while avoiding risky and unhealthy behaviors. The well-designed MethSMART curriculum successfully involves parents, staff and youth in the prevention of methamphetamine abuse.

Summer Food Service  - This summer program ensures all our members obtain complete, nutritious meals all summer long.

Art - This year-round program encourages artistic expression among Club members ages 5 to 19 through drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, mixed media and sculpture displayed at local and regional exhibits.

Torch Club - A Torch Club is a powerful vehicle through which Club staff can help meet the special character development needs of younger adolescents at a critical stage in their life.