Three creative activities that will get youth sharing about themselves and getting to know others.
This creative activity empowers youth to reflect on what makes them unique and to get to know their peers
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.
Tie dye is back in fashion and allows for lots of creativity as a fun arts project with youth. See some of our favorite ideas in this link roundup!
Trading friendship bracelets is back! Get ideas for making these and other crafts with beads in this post.
Eighteen holidays or historical events in September and October to spark fun and creative activity ideas afterschool.
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.
Heading into the holiday season, especially with everything that has happened in 2020, I think it is a good time to reflect on what we are grateful for. And what better way to do that than alongside the youth we serve? The Ancient Roman statesman Cicero is quoted as saying Gratitude is not only the… Continue Reading →
Twenty-one holidays or historical events in June, July, and August to spark fun and creative activity ideas afterschool.
Seventeen holidays or historical events in March, April, and May to spark fun and creative activity ideas
Civic education is more important than ever. Get eight ideas for youth of all ages just in time for Civic Learning Week!
Thirteen holidays or historical events in January and February to spark fun and creative activity ideas
Hear what Club staff are grateful for as they look back on 2022, plus three low-prep activity ideas from TikTok for Thanksgiving week.
Four quick activities to refocus youth and adjust energy levels that don’t need any materials or preparation
November is NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month! Learn about free resources for young writers you can use afterschool.
The arts give youth new and unique ways of expressing. Learn about NEW resources and activities across art mediums in this new post.
The latest from BGCA’s Youth for Unity program, plus thoughts on Afrofuturism and how it brings hope through entertainment.
BGCA’s NEW National Virtual Club puts the best high-yield activities from Club staff across the country on your tv or device.
Air dry clay is paintable, super lightweight, and dries on its own, making it a great choice for summer crafts. Get 10 project ideas in this ClubX Blog post!
Ideas for crafts, games, books, and more to help you celebrate the Lunar New Year in your afterschool programming.
MyFuture is the THE destination for high-quality activities and digital engagement, but how does it fit into your Club’s programming? Learn how to structure a session with a MyFuture activity in this new post.
National Volunteer Week is the third week of April! Get ideas from our friends at DoSomething.org in this new post.
Four ideas for helping youth follow their passions and explore career opportunities for National Careers Week
Learn more about an exciting resource that supports youth self-esteem and confidence from our partners at Dove.
Youth are at risk of heat-related illness in the summer months. Learn how to prevent it in this new post.
Thanksgiving is upon us! Find a mix of fun activities for throughout the Clubhouse and for multiple age groups.
The online design tool Canva is useful for a TON of projects in your afterschool program. Learn five of our favorites in this post!
Want to plan rich, engaging arts experiences that will build skills while integrating youth voice? We’ve got you!
See what topped the list of the top 5 posts of 2022 here on the ClubX Blog from Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
With so many young people still having school online, some Boys & Girls Clubs and Youth Centers are transformed into Learning Support Centers during the school day. But even for those who are still doing more traditional programming or for when COVID is OVER (speak it into existence!), having some ideas quick at hand for… Continue Reading →