Character and Leadership Development

The Character and Leadership Development core program area empowers youth to support and influence their Club and community, sustain meaningful relationships with others, develop a positive self-image, participate in the democratic process and respect their own and others’ cultural identities.  

 

BOYS  & GIRLS CLUBS OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA YOUTH OF THE YEAR 2018

Left to right: Don Michel, Vice Chair of the Board, Jayla Ellis and Special Agent in Charge, Tim Burke - Secret Servce 

Youth of the Year is Boys & Girls Clubs of America's premier recognition program for Club members, promoting service to Club, community and family; academic success; strong moral character; life goals; and poise and public speaking ability. The program is most effective when used as a year-round tool for fostering young people’s character, personal growth and leadership qualities


 

Programs include:

  • Youth of the Year

  • Teen Staff Training

  • Leadership Training

  • Community Service Projects

     
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