Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Missouri
6 Core Program Areas:
1. Character & Leadership
3. The Arts
4. Health & Wellness
5. Workforce Readiness
6. Sports & Recreation
Character & Leadership - Youth of the Year, Youth of the Month, Keystone Club, Torch Club,
SMART Moves, Smart Girls, Passport to Manhood
Education - Power Hour, Money Matters, Reading Time, Library
The Arts - Arts & Crafts, Dance
Health & Wellness - Healthy Habits, Kids Café, Physical Education
Workforce Readiness - Career Launch, College Tours, Jobsite Visits, Resume Preparation
Sports & Recreation - Open Gym, Physical Education, Sports Camps
Youth of the Year - Boys & Girls Clubs of America's top recognition program that has operated over 75 years.
The Youth of the Year program honors and celebrates top, inspiring children and teens and their incredible journeys.
Outstanding leadership, service, and academic excellence are reasons club members are selected by club staff as Youth of the Year.
Youth of the Month - The Youth of the Month program honors and celebrates top, inspiring children and teens their incredible in their life journey. Outstanding leadership, service, and academic excellence are reasons club members are selected by club staff as Youth of the Month.
Keystone Club - Age 14-18 - Keystone Club is the Boys & Girls Club Movement’s ultimate teen program. This unique program provides leadership development opportunities for youth to participate in activities, both in and out of the Club, in three focus areas: academic success, career preparation and community service. With the guidance of an adult advisor, Keystone Clubs aim to positively impact teens, their Club and local communities.
Torch Club - Age 11-13 - Torch Clubs are chartered, small-group leadership and service clubs for boys and girls ages 11 to 13. A Torch Club is a powerful vehicle that helps Club staff meet the special character development needs of younger adolescents at a critical stage in their life.
SMART Moves - SMART Moves (Skills, Mastery and Resistance Training) is a nationally acclaimed, comprehensive prevention program that helps young people resist alcohol, tobacco, drugs and premature sexual activity. Engaging, interactive, group activities are designed to increase peer support, enhance life skills, build resiliency and strengthen leadership skills.
Smart Girls - Age 8-17 - SMART Girls provides health, fitness, prevention/education and self-esteem enhancement for girls.
Passport to Manhood - Age 11-14 - Passport to Manhood teaches responsibility to boys with sessions that focus on a specific aspect of character and manhood through highly interactive activities.
Power Hour - An engaging homework help and tutoring program that encourages Club members to become self-directed learners.
Healthy Habits - Healthy Habits emphasizes good nutrition, regular physical activity and improved overall well-being.
Kids Café - Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Missouri works with local partners to provide healthy meals and snacks to children.