Integrating arts with positive self-identity, youth voice, social justice, and wellness makes for powerful creative expression.
Too cold to be outside? Here are games and activities that will get youth moving indoors when you don't have access to a Gym.
Hear what Club staff are grateful for as they look back on 2022, plus three low-prep activity ideas from TikTok for Thanksgiving week.
The arts give youth new and unique ways of expressing. Learn about NEW resources and activities across art mediums in this new post.
November is NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month! Learn about free resources for young writers you can use afterschool.
Learn more about creating safe afterschool environments where trans youth can thrive PLUS learn how Tier 2 National Trainers can be entered to win $500 for completing the new LGTBQ+ specialization.
Get inspiration from this year's SMART Girls Expo to host your own event, with top tips from the organizers.
Get tips for helping teens understand the importance of using their vote and how they can get involved in the democratic process.
Learn what makes Boys & Girls Clubs of South Central Tennessee's tutoring program so successful and how all Clubs can access free tutoring training.
Learn what high schoolers should be doing in the Fall to support their college goals, from their Freshman to Senior year.
This creative activity empowers youth to reflect on what makes them unique and to get to know their peers
Learn the warning signs of online radicalization, who is at risk, and how to prevent it in this new ClubX Blog post.
Using movies to inspire activity plans is FUN and can increase cultural appreciation! Get ideas for four popular Disney movies in this ClubX Blog post.
Teens have a lot on their minds, including these five topics chosen by the 2022 Keystone Conference Steering Committee.
We LOVE summer at Boys & Girls Clubs, but there are some unique safety risks to consider. Get tips to keep youth safe in this new ClubX Blog post.
Transitioning back to school can be difficult for some youth. Learn five ways to support them including tools and training ideas in this new ClubX Blog post.
Four quick activities to refocus youth and adjust energy levels that don't need any materials or preparation
Learn the ingredients for a high-quality afterschool arts program from Boys & Girls Club of Green Bay.
New data from The Trevor Project on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health shines a light on why Pride is still important, plus resources from BGCA and others to support your work.
Learn more about an exciting resource that supports youth self-esteem and confidence from our partners at Dove.
Resources for those who work with youth on coping with crisis for teens, younger youth, and en Español
BGCA's NEW National Virtual Club puts the best high-yield activities from Club staff across the country on your tv or device.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Reduce stigma and increase empathy around mental health with these three ideas.
Learn the statistics on youth who have lost a parent or caregiver to COVID, and get resources to help support their grieving process.
Hear teens share what high-quality programming afterschool means to them, featuring our friends at VOX ATL
Learn more about Adulting Day, the Boys & Girls Club of Vernon's powerhouse annual event for 12th graders
Hear stories from BGCA's 2022 National Days of Advocacy plus get leadership and service resources you can use with youth
What the data says about youth mental health right now and what we can do to support the young people in our care
Four ideas for helping youth follow their passions and explore career opportunities for National Careers Week
Tips for building a staff training infrastructure that is effective, efficient, and builds high-quality practice in your youth development program.
Ideas for crafts, games, books, and more to help you celebrate the Lunar New Year in your afterschool programming.
Four of BGCA's best resources to help your Club or Youth Center programming staff to be successful in 2022.
Words of encouragement for youth development professionals from Justin Clark, Executive Director of The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Charleston