After School, Character and Leadership Programs
Future for Our Kids
Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley is proud to partner with Future for KIDS*, who provide our members mentoring with caring adult volunteers in the areas of Academics, Athletics, and Ethics through a weekly after-school program called Discover Your Future. Currently offered only at our Grant Woods Mesa and Thunderbird Guadalupe Branches www.futureforkids.org
After School Programs Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley offers a safe, affordable and positive place for children and teens to learn, develop their character and have fun in after-school programs. Caring staff help them tackle their toughest subjects and excel academically and also blow off steam and learn teamwork in a variety of sports. Youth get a taste of future careers, tap into exciting technology and learn lifelong skills including managing their own personal budgets.
Character And Leadership Programs
Helping youth become responsible, caring citizens and acquiring skills for participating in the democratic process is the main thrust of these programs. They also develop leadership skills and provide opportunities for planning, decision-making, contributing to Club and community, and celebrating our national heritage in the following programs:
Keystone Clubs are chartered small group leadership development clubs for young people ages 14-18. Keystoners elect officers, choose their own activities and plan and implement community service projects. A national charter entitles a Keystone Club to participate in regional and national Keystone conferences. The Keystone Club program is sponsored by the Taco Bell Foundation.