Character & Leadership
Helping youth become responsible, caring, productive citizens and to acquire life skills is the main focus of these programs. They also develop leadership skills and provide opportunities for planning, decision-making and contributing to the Club and community. Programs empower youth to support and influence their Club and community, sustain meaningful relationships with others, develop a positive self-image and respect their own and others’ cultural identities.
Education & Career Development
These programs help youth create aspirations and goals for the future, providing opportunities for career exploration and educational enhancement. Programs in this core program area enable youth to become proficient in basic educational disciplines, as well as apply learning to everyday situations and embrace technology to achieve success in a career.
Health & Life Skills
These initiatives help youth achieve and maintain healthy, active lifestyles. Programs in this area develop young people’s capacity to engage in positive behaviors that nurture their own well-being, set personal goals and live successfully as self-sufficient adults.
Sports & Fitness
These Club programs help develop fitness, a positive use of leisure time, reduction of stress, appreciation for the environment and social and interpersonal skills.
These initiatives help young people enhance self-expression and creativity, develop multicultural appreciation, provide exposure to and develop skills in crafts and visual, performing and literary arts. Programs in this area enable youth to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts, crafts, performing arts and creative writing.