For more than 100 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (www.bgca.org) has been changing and saving young lives. Today, some 4,300 Clubs serve some 4.5 million young people through Club membership and community outreach. Known as The Positive Place for Kids, Boys & Girls Clubs provide young people 6-18 years old with guidance-oriented programs conducted by trained, professional staff. Key Boys & Girls Club programs include leadership development; education and career exploration; community service; financial literacy; health and life skills; the arts; sports, fitness and recreation; and family outreach.
In addition to resources on Keystone Zone, you can contact the National Keystone advisors at KeystoneClubs@bgca.org. BGCA staff can assist you with the chartering process, accessing the Keystone Online Community and identifying ways to enhance the Keystone program in your club. BGCA also offers educational webinars on topics related to Keystone Clubs and serving teens. Contact the National Keystone advisors: