Boys & Girls Clubs Experience | BGCE
Young Adults ages 14 to 24
What we offer:
The Experience offers teens a safe, high energy "sky's the limit" opportunities to explore how they view themselves and what they have to offer others! The goal is to help guide our youth to become outstanding citizens with a solid foundation.
Career Launch will lead teens to the importance of mapping a path for their future. Through this process, teens will develop skills, work ethic, and the problem solving and critical thinking skills necessary for the work force.
Extend the Experience: field trips to high education campuses, explore job shadowing opportunities, apprenticeship options, and workshops.
Power Hour will give teens the support and tools needed to become self-directed learners. As a result, teens will develop organizational and time management skills, increase academic performance, and personal responsibility.
Triple Play is a suite of three Targeted Programs: Healthy Habits, Daily Challenges, and Social Recreation. We will bring good food, fun/games, and the opportunity to build great relationships to every meeting!
SMART Moves is a creative, fun, and learning experience that provides teen with accurate information, resistance training, and other critical skill for avoiding alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, the stigmas of social media, and premature sexual involvement.
SMART Girls provides a safe positive place to develop from girls to strong women. These young women will work together to build on the importance of responsibility, physical health/wellness, emotional regulation, and conflict management. As young women of strong character, they will explore how sense of identity and self-esteem, play an important role in maintaining healthy relationship. (We are an inclusive program and will accommodate teen as needed.)
Passport to Manhood will provide a safe positive place to develop from boys to strong men. These young men will work together to build on the importance of responsibility, physical health/wellness, emotional regulation, and conflict management. As young men of strong character, they will explore how sense of identity and self-esteem, play an important role in maintaining healthy relationships. (We are an inclusive program and will accommodate teens as needed.)
SMART Leaders is an opportunity for teens to put leadership abilities into action. Teens will explore and facilitate ways to convey substance abuse prevention strategies to their Club, school, and community.
EXTEND THE EXPERIENCE
Teens Take the Lead: PASSION + PROBLEM = PROJECT! With the tools they have learned, teens will work with area individuals to create service learning opportunities and give their passion wings!
How to Register and Contact Information
To Register for our FREE BGCE program click here!
Currently the Club offers BGCE at Midcoast, Samuel L. Wanger and the Sandra M. Prescott Clubhouse.
Teen Center Summer Experience
If you are entering 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade you can become a CIT at the Club during our Summer Program. More information will become in May 2023.
BGCKV Sandra M. Prescott Clubhouse
14 Pray Street, Gardiner Maine 04345
Phone 207-582-8458 | Fax 207-582-7902
BGCKV Chelsea Clubhouse
566 Togus Road, Chelsea Maine 04330
BGCKV Palermo Clubhouse
501 ME-3, Palermo Maine 04354
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