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Program areas at BGCSTC
Out of school/after school activities - approximately 1,000 children directly impacted by these programs.transportation is provided from null, blackhurst, lincoln elementary, hardin, coverdell, discovery elementary, orchard farm, jefferson and monroe for an additional fee.out of school activities held in our recreation centers include: art, reading, puzzles, games, book club, spanish club, foosball, ping pong, etc. Field trips, swimming and outdoor play are added during our summer months.food program offers a nutritious dinner and/or a snack for each member daily and free of charge in partnership with the Missouri department of health and senior services. A healthy mind and body are the result of eating proper nutritious foods that not only feed the mind but also address obesity in our youth. The food program in connection with healthy habits helps members build skills related to fitness and positive lifestyle changes. These programs demonstrate how eating smart, keeping fit and forming positive relationships add up to overall healthy well-being.
Education and career development programs - approximately 65 children directly impacted by these programs.career launch is a job-readiness and career preparation program for teens. It provides fun and interactive activities for youth ages 13 to 18 to explore a broad range of career areas, match their interests to career clusters and identify the skills and education needed for their particular career path.junior staff is a program for club teens ages 13 to 18. This program provides tools to guide young people in preparing for a career in Boys & Girls Clubs and/or other service professions.money matters promotes financial responsibility and independence among club members ages 13-18 by building their basic money management skills. Participants learn how to manage a checking account, budget, save and invest.power hour helps club members ages 16-18 achieve academic success by providing homework help, tutoring and high-yield learning activities and encouraging members to become self-directed learners.reading for success program uses proven mindplay software for students. Members complete 30 minute lessons in vocabulary, guided story reading, comprehension, fluency and writing. 100% of regularly attending students (two or more times per week) improve reading skills.
Sports & recreation programs: approximately 100 children directly impacted by these programs.triple play is a health and wellness initiative that strives to improve the overall health of members, ages 6-18, by increasing their daily physical activitiy, teaching them good nutrition and helping them develop healthy relationships. Triple play also contains three other components of mind, body and soul.athletic/organized sports teams are also a part of seasonal recreation play. The teams consist of basketball, cheer, football, martial arts and volleyball.