Career and Education

Our unique approach to workforce readiness prepares youth for success in their first jobs and helps them develop a plan to achieve their chosen careers. These programs are designed to ensure that all Club members graduate from high school on time, ready for post-secondary education and a 21st-century career.

 

 



Career Launch

Age 13-18


CareerLaunch prepares teens for the world of careers and work. Through CareerLaunch, Club teens 13-18 years old embark on a journey to explore possible vocations, make sound educational decisions and find success in the world of work.

 


diplomas2Degrees

Age13+

diplomas2Degrees (d2D), a college readiness program, provides a range of services to guide Club members as they work toward high school graduation and prepare for post-secondary education and career success.


 


DramaMatters Afterschool

Age 6-18

DramaMatters Afterschool is a drama education program for Clubs that encourages members ages 6 to 18 to engage in hands-on activities. Drama education builds self-confidence, sparks creativity and boosts academic achievement.


 


ImageMakers

Age 6-18

ImageMakers is a year-round program that helps Club members ages 6-18 learn the art and science of photography through multiple categories: Culture and Tradition, Portraits, Nature and Surroundings, Fashion and Style, and Editing and Filter. Photographs are displayed at local and regional exhibits around the world.


 


Junior Staff

Age 13-18

Junior Staff is a small-group program that is both practical and user friendly. It assists Club members ages 13 to 18 in exploring a career in youth or human services, particularly Boys & Girls Club work.


 


Lyricism 101

Age 13-18

Lyricism 101 is a program designed to cultivate and amplify the powerful, formidable voices of Club teens.


 


Money Matters

Age 13-18

Money Matters promotes financial responsibility and independence among Club members ages 13 to 18. Participants learn how to manage a checking account, create a budget, save and invest, start small businesses and pay for college.



Power Hour

Age 6-18

Power Hour: Making Minutes Count provides Club professionals with the strategies, activities, resources and information to create an engaging homework help and tutoring program that encourages Club members of every age to become self-directed learners.


 


Project Learn

All Ages

Project Learn reinforces the academic enrichment and school engagement of young people during the time they spend at the Club.

 


UPS Road Code

Age 13-18

UPS Road Code is a free national program educates teens on safe driving techniques based in part on the training UPS uses for its own drivers, who are among the safe drivers worldwide.