Five Core Programs

Five Core Program Areas

Education, Career Development & Technology

Programs in this area help youth create aspirations for the future and provide opportunities for career exploration and educational enhancement. Find information about BGCA's national Education & Career Development programs at

Character & Leadership

Programs in this area empower youth to support and influence their Club and community, sustain meaningful relationships with others, develop a positive self-image, participate in the democratic process and respect the many cultural identities. Find information about BGCA's national Character & Leadership programs at

The Arts

These programs enable youth to develop their creativity and cultural awareness. Find information about BGCA's national Arts programs at

Health & Life Skills

Programs in this area aid in the development of young people’s capacity to engage in positive behaviors that nurture their well-being, set personal goals and live successfully as self-sufficient adults. Find information about BGCA's national Health & Life Skills programs at

Sports, Recreation & Fitness

These programs help youth develop physical fitness, a positive use of leisure time, ways to cope with the stress in their lives, an appreciation for the environment, as well as social and interpersonal skills. Find information about BGCA's national Sports & Recreation programs at
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