Character & Leadership Development
– Jill Angell, Unit Director
From local projects to national team competitions, the Boys & Girls Clubs have team building and achievement programs that teach members to overcome challenges and be creative. These programs help instill confidence and a sense of self-worth that will remain with the members for years to come.
CHARACTER & LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS:
Pre-teens in the Torch Club are building a legacy of personal enrichment and serving to the community.
Through focus on leadership development and community service, teen members learn the key to a healthy community.
Youth for Unity
A program for young Club members, Youth for Unity teaches the importance of tolerance, strength in diversity, and acceptance of all cultures.
A mentorship program that pairs Club members with professional staff, Junior Staff members develop leadership and workplace skills.
Youth of the Year
A national competition for outstanding leadership skills, community involvement, and the overcoming of obstacles demonstrated by Club members. Local winners may advance to the state, regional and national levels.