Learn the statistics on youth who have lost a parent or caregiver to COVID, and get resources to help support their grieving process.
Because it's always good to hear the good, I recently asked Boys & Girls Club staff across the country what they are thankful for this year.
Warning signs that a young person may need some extra support with their mental health, featuring resources for afterschool staff
Fourteen questions to help youth open up about their life and start a conversation about mental health.
Five things to keep in mind about military-connected youth, and ideas to meet some of their unique needs
Resources to help guide youth through tough conversations about the events at the Capitol on January 6, 2021
BGCA's Stacy Ruff, Director of College & Career Programs, is back on the ClubX Blog, with a free excerpt from the American Academy of Pediatrics and Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg's recent book, Building Resilience in Children and Teens. Childhood innocence is a beautiful and precious thing. Pillow forts, Fortnight, play wrestling, knock-knock jokes, and snuggle time... Continue Reading →
This post, part of our special series on the Coronavirus outbreak, was written by Susan Ciavolino, BGCA Academic Success Director. What do our kids need right now? First and foremost they need connection—those 5 Key Elements for Positive Youth Development are even more crucial now than they were a few weeks ago when your Clubs were... Continue Reading →
Today's Club Story comes from Ericha Clary, Unit Director at Boys & Girls Clubs of the Colorado River's newest unit, Fort Mohave. Keen readers of the ClubX Blog will recognize that organization, as they've been featured on the blog TWICE already! (Here and here!) Before the start of summer 2018 here at our local Club... Continue Reading →