In order to achieve academic and professional success, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain prepares our members to become proficient in basic educational disciplines, apply learning to everyday situations and embrace technology.
Junior Staff Career Development
Junior Staff Career Development is a practical small-group program that assists Club teens, ages 13–18, in exploring a career in youth development or other human services, with a particular focus on Boys & Girls Club work. This program aims to mold a qualified, competent and committed workforce needed to fulfill the mission of Boys & Girls Club Movement.
Money Matters is a financial literacy program that uses interactive activities and exercises to educate teens, ages 13–18, on practical financial matters, including managing a checking account, budgeting, saving, investing and paying for college.
Homework completion is a critical component of young people’s academic success. Power Hour is an interactive homework help and tutoring program that encourages Club members, ages 6–18, to become self-directed learners. The short-term goal of this program is to help young people develop academic, behavioral and social skills through homework completion; the long-term goal is to ensure that youth graduate from high school, pursue post-secondary educations and become life-long learners.