THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF ATLANTIC CITY FIVE CORE PROGRAMS:
The Club provides diversified activities that meet the interests of all young people. Core programs encourage activities with adults, peers, and family members that enable kids to enhance self-esteem and fulfill their potential.
Based on the physical, emotional, cultural, and social needs and interests of boys and girls, and recognizing developmental principles, the Club offers diversified program activities in five areas:
1) CHARACTER & LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT!
We empower young people to support and influence their community, sustain meaningful relationships, develop a positive self-image, participate in the democratic process, & respect their own and others' cultural identities
2) EDUCATION & CAREER DEVELOPMENT!
We enable young people to become proficient in basic educational disciplines, apply concepts learned to everyday situations, and embrace technology to optimize employ-ability.
3)HEALTH & LIFE SKILLS!
We develop young peoples capacity to engage in positive behaviors that nurture their own well being, set personal goals, and develop the skill to lives successful as self sufficient & contributing adults.
4) THE ARTS!
We enable young people to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge and appreciation of visual tactile, and/or performing arts.
5) SPORTS, FITNESS, & RECREATION!
We develop fitness, positive use of leisure time, skills for stress management, appreciation for the environment, and social and interpersonal skills.
THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF ATLANTIC CITY MORALS:
To accomplish its mission, the Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City has developed a comprehensive strategy which pervades all of the program and services of the agency. The purpose of the Youth Development Strategy is to provide programs and services to better enhance in each individual youth the personal sense of …
An opportunity to do something of value for others, such as: community service, cross age helping, taking care of family or work;
The act of being able to do something well, & being recognized for their positive actions.
Being able to provide a place where an individual knows he or she has a place, or where he or she knows they fit in;
Allows each individual to be heard, listened to, cared about and viewed as a successful participant in the system.
THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF ATLANTIC CITY DIVERSE PROGRAMS:
Career Launch is a career exploration and mentoring program for teens ages 13-18.
An eight week program designed to give children a healthy educational alternative to sitting indoors for the summer. Children will take part in community and peer building projects that expand their reading and math skills through tutorial services, programs and projects. The children will also take educational and recreational field trips.