Program areas at Boys and Girls Clubs of the Los Angeles Harbor
Academics - the Club's academic priority is their highly successful college bound program which provides daily college access support and services.college bound is the Club's highly successful college pathway support program available to all members, grades 4 through 12. Since the Club implemented the program, they have raised the graduation rate of their members with many graduates going to a four-year university or two-year college.
Athletics - (basketball, soccer, flag football, baseball, tennis, golf, karate) the Club's mission is to impact lives through character and sportsmanship. the goal is to offer a well-rounded program that allows all members to participate in seasonal sports leagues, daily programs and activities. the programs are focused on improving the overall health of each of the Club's members. the Club strives to increase daily physical activity, teach good nutrition and stress the importance of developing healthy relationships. To realize this goal, the Club encourages their members to participate in daily fitness activities.
Arts - (fine arts, music, dance )fine arts education for ages 6 to 18, focuses on output and artistic skill building with professional tools and creative inspiration from master works. Art from several genres and time periods are studied to inspire students to create their own unique works. Expert musicians offer real world performance skill building along with lessons in reading and writing music. Lessons range from private to opportunities to participate in a classical ensemble, jazz band or rock band. Dance for youth includes classical ballet at the elementary level while teens are given the opportunity to explore other genres such as contemporary, hip-hop and latin.
Other program services which provide responsible adult guidance for Boys and Girls age 7 to 18.