See what happened when Chef Andrew "Kappy" Kaplan visited the Club, plus get the BEST Sweet Potato Mash recipe!
Questions to ask to make sure your STEM programming is developmentally appropriate and FUN for youth ages 8 and below
Learn how to use community service opportunities to recruit and engage teens and tweens with ideas from Clubs.
Encourage youth to venture outside and explore while engaging in impactful and safe outdoor recreation.
Youth are at risk of heat-related illness in the summer months. Learn how to prevent it in this new post.
Want to plan rich, engaging arts experiences that will build skills while integrating youth voice? We've got you!
National Volunteer Week is the third week of April! Get ideas from our friends at DoSomething.org in this new post.
Civic education is more important than ever. Get eight ideas for youth of all ages just in time for Civic Learning Week!
The latest from BGCA's Youth for Unity program, plus thoughts on Afrofuturism and how it brings hope through entertainment.
BGC Parkersburg CEO Lynn Reins invites us to view the new year as a blank canvas for great experiences.
Integrating arts with positive self-identity, youth voice, social justice, and wellness makes for powerful creative expression.
The arts give youth new and unique ways of expressing. Learn about NEW resources and activities across art mediums in this new post.
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 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.
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.
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.
Learn the ingredients for a high-quality afterschool arts program from Boys & Girls Club of Green Bay.
Learn more about an exciting resource that supports youth self-esteem and confidence from our partners at Dove.
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 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.
Words of encouragement for youth development professionals from Justin Clark, Executive Director of The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Charleston
Dr. Thomas Vance is back with some tips on staying bright during the winter months, because as youth development staff we need to take care of ourselves so that we can show up fully for youth.
Hear Boys & Girls Clubs of Milwaukee staff Nancy K.'s top four tips for running Money Matters with teens in this new ClubX Blog post.
See youth-designed apps that could solve big problems, and learn more about how technology can be used for good.
More than 2,000 teens aged 16–19 lost their lives in car crashes in 2019. Learn more about keeping teens safe on the road from the BGCA UPS Road Code National Ambassadors!
Learn the six components necessary to make a YDPs first 90 days a success plus learn about the all new Youth Development Professional Onboarding Guide from BGCA.
Six ways to incorporate Workforce Readiness programming and principles throughout your afterschool program.
Every year, we survey youth to learn about their Club Experience. Find out what we heard in 2021 and what questions it might raise for your Club in this new ClubX Blog post.