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for Teens

Empowering Teens

Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware is committed to serving teens across the state, providing respite from the pressures of school, family responsibilities, or the danger of the streets. The Club is an after-school experience that empowers teens (ages 13-18) to find their passion, accomplish their goals, and take control of their future by learning about areas of interest. Club staff work with teens as they learn to think critically, use their voice in healthy ways, and discover who they are and how their purpose intersects with their world.

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Teen Programs

The CLUB offers a range of programs, and through this work, hope thrives.

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Keystone is a unique leadership development experience that provides opportunities for young people ages 14 to 18 to participate, in and out of the Club, in activities in three focus areas: academic success, career preparation, and community service.

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Youth of the Year

Youth of the Year is the premier recognition program for teens. Club members who earn the Youth of the Year title embody the values of leadership service, academic excellence, and healthy lifestyles.

Diplomas to Degrees D2D

Diplomas to Degrees (D2D) is a college readiness program, which provides a range of services to guide Club members as they work toward high school graduation and prepare for post-secondary education and career success.

Passport to Manhood

Passport to Manhood consists of 14 sessions, each concentrating on a specific aspect of character and manhood through highly interactive activities.

UPS Road Code

UPS Road Code helps teens learn the code for safe driving. UPS Road Code provides teens with four sessions of classroom-based instruction and time behind the wheel of a computerized driving simulator.

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Smart Girls

SMART Girls promotes health, fitness, prevention and education, and self-esteem enhancement for girls 8-12 years and a module for girls 13-17 years

Money Matters

Money Matters encourages financial responsibility and independence among teen Club members. Our members learn how to manage a checking account, create a budget, save and invest, start small businesses, and pay for college.

Career Launch

This fun and exciting program, sponsored by Bank of America and Gap Foundation, prepares teens for the world of careers and work.

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Junior Staff

Junior Staff cultivates tomorrow’s Club professionals. Junior Staff is a small-group program that is both practical and user friendly. It assists Club members ages 13 to 18 in exploring a career in youth or human services, particularly Boys & Girls Clubs work.

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