Develop young people's capacity to engage in positive behaviors that nurture their own well-being, set personal goals and live successfully as self-sufficient adults.
NetSmartz teaches internet safety skills in three age-appropriate modules. Topics include personal safety, shopping safety, and on-line ethics. The BGCA collaborated with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to develop the program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Justice.
Passport to Manhood
Passport to Manhood reinforces positive behavior in male Club members ages 11 to 14. A series of fourteen small-group sessions addresses personal growth as a journey. The program includes interactive activities, including a personal a Passport with the ability to earn stamps along the way.
The SMART Moves (Skills Mastery and Resistance Training): SMART stands for Skills Mastery and Resistance Training. This prevention program for 6 to 15-year-olds addresses drug and alcohol use and premature sexual activity with the goal of promoting abstinence.