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
Boys & Girls Club of Franklin-Simpson went door to door to bring Kentucky kids back into the Club following the pandemic. Discover how their youth-led garden and farmstand are continuing to grow youth engagement and life skills for success.
Trading friendship bracelets is back! Get ideas for making these and other crafts with beads in this post.
Encourage youth to venture outside and explore while engaging in impactful and safe outdoor recreation.
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.
Get inspiration from this year's SMART Girls Expo to host your own event, with top tips from the organizers.
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.
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.
BGCA's NEW National Virtual Club puts the best high-yield activities from Club staff across the country on your tv or device.
Learn more about Adulting Day, the Boys & Girls Club of Vernon's powerhouse annual event for 12th graders
Ideas for crafts, games, books, and more to help you celebrate the Lunar New Year in your afterschool programming.
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.
Thanksgiving is upon us! Find a mix of fun activities for throughout the Clubhouse and for multiple age groups.
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!
Book clubs afterschool are a great way for youth to build relationships with others and practice skills like critical thinking and reading fluency. Learn how to get started plus get picks for Hispanic & Latino Heritage Month.
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.
Read how one Club is putting books in their community's hands and how you can start a Little Free Library through your afterschool program.
Eighteen holidays or historical events in September and October to spark fun and creative activity ideas afterschool.
When Rhode Island Clubs surveyed youth statewide to find out how they were doing, the results were surprising. Learn more and what they will be focusing on in 2021.
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!
One strategy for increasing teen membership afterschool is to invest in tween members now. Learn about four areas to keep in mind as you develop a tween strategy in this new ClubX Blog post.
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.
Hear how one Club stays connected to member's families and get the new Family and Caregiver Engagement Guide in this ClubX Blog post.
Twenty-one holidays or historical events in June, July, and August to spark fun and creative activity ideas afterschool.