Thanksgiving is upon us! Find a mix of fun activities for throughout the Clubhouse and for multiple age groups.
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.
Find ideas on making your programming more dynamic and relevant than ever, including two new Passport to Manhood resources.
Just in time for National Superhero Day, a peek at the newest Summer Brain Gain Modules with ideas for programming throughout the Club.
Five things to keep in mind about military-connected youth, and ideas to meet some of their unique needs
Ah, mothers. Such selfless beings! They give us life, take care of our boo-boos, dress us for school, read us bedtime stories, and make sure we eat something green every now and then. When’s the last time you thanked your mother for all she’s done for you? No, this isn’t a post about Mother’s Day.... Continue Reading →
Do you want to connect with other Smart Girls Advisors? Interested in becoming a Smart Girls Advisor? Find out how at the end of this post! As Women’s History Month comes to an end, we’re thinking about all the ways Club staff empower young girls to become strong women in the future. SMART Girls is... Continue Reading →
"Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve." - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Inspire your Club members to transform Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s teachings into community action. Join us on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as we celebrate one man's dream to make the world a better place. This is a great time to engage in youth-led... Continue Reading →
"To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens." In the United States, one of the best ways that we can be citizens is by exercising our right to vote. Unfortunately, younger adults, including Millennials and post-Millennials, are the least likely of all... Continue Reading →
This guest post is written by Alise Dixon, Director of Youth Development and Outcomes at BGCA. If you've been to a Club Director Academy in 2017, you know Alise! I have been in the Movement for a while and even I was shocked when I heard about what I am going to tell you about... Continue Reading →