Killeen, TX, 2022: After-school activities help in the overall development of students by instilling essential life-skills in them. Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Texas offer students various after-school activities to improve their career prospects and shape them into successful adults.
About the Club
The club was initiated in 1964 with the aim of providing its members with a world-class experience and a safe environment to thrive and grow. The activities and programs offered help in developing a healthy lifestyle, achieving academic success and in personality development. The club serves over 21,000 youth every year and more than 3,200 youth every day. Students aged 6-18 years are eligible for club membership.
Activities for Kids at the Club
â€¢ Academic Success Activities: Career Launch, Diplomas to Degrees, DIY STEM, Image Makers, Money Matters, National Fine Arts Exhibit, Power Hour, Project Learn and Summer Brain Gain
â€¢ Good Character & Citizenship Activities: Goals for Growth, Junior Staff, Keystone Clubs, Million Members, Million Hours of service, Torch Clubs and Youth of the Year
â€¢ Healthy Lifestyles Activities: ALL STARS, Passports to Manhood, SMART Girls, SMART Moves and Triple Play
Benefits of Club Membership
â€¢ It provides a safe and fun environment
â€¢ Helps in career readiness and preparation
â€¢ Familiarization with post-secondary education through college tours and other experiences
â€¢ Develops financial literacy
â€¢ The activities encourage self-directed learning
â€¢ Access to financial aid for college education
â€¢ Youth development professionals help members to complete their assignments on time
â€¢ Helps in achieving academic success
â€¢ The activities enhance self-esteem and confidence
â€¢ Use of project-based learning modules for better engagement and creative expression
â€¢ Activities are performed under the supervision of responsible adults
â€¢ Affordable membership
â€¢ Members are encouraged to give back to the community in the form of voluntary projects
â€¢ Club members are more likely to graduate
â€¢ Zero tolerance for inappropriate behavior
For more information about activities for kids at the club, visit Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Texas at 703 N 8th St, Killeen, TX 76541 or call at (254) 699-5808. You can also visit https://www.bgctx.org or connect on its social media platforms on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.