Character & Leadership

Torch Club:

A leadership and service club for youth ages 11 to 13. Torch Club is a powerful vehicle through which Club staff can help meet the special character development needs of younger adolescents at a critical stage in their life. Torch Club members learn to elect officers and work together to implement activities in four areas: service to Club and community, education, health and fitness, social recreation.

Junior Staff:

Junior Staff is a small-group program that assists youth in exploring a career in child development or human services, particularly a future in Boys & Girls Club work. This program pairs young leaders with Club staff to assist in activities and daily operations of the Club. Similar to an unpaid internship, this program requires youth to apply, interview, and be selected for a position as Junior Staff. Junior Staff is viewed as a stepping stone to our ever popular Teens 2 Work Program.

Youth of the Month:

Each month, a Club member who has demonstrated excellent behavior and leadership at the Boys & Girls Club is recognized and celebrated due to their positive achievements by their peers and staff.