The Boys & Girls program provides many after school programs. Following is some of the programs the Club offers to students (for a more comprehensive list - see their webiste (http://bgcwf.org/) :
POWER HOUR, a comprehensive homework help and tutoring program is designed to raise the academic proficiency of Club members ages 6-12.
CareerLaunch is a career exploration and mentoring program for teens ages 13-18. This program includes the Career Launch Web site that allows teens to take an interest survey, explore careers, identify training or college requirements, seek out financial aid and play skills-building games. There’s also an easy-to-use Career Exploration Quick Reference Guide with a broad range of career planning and job skills activities that Club staff or volunteers can use with the teens. The CareerLaunch Portfolio contains a Teen Tips booklet with helpful interviewing and on-the-spot job tips.
Project Learn reinforces and enhances the skills and knowledge young people learn at school through “high-yield” learning activities at the Club and in the home. Based on Dr. Reginald Clark’s research that shows fun, but academically beneficial activities increase academic performance, these activities include leisure reading, writing activities, homework help and games like Scrabble® which develop young people’s cognitive skills.
KIDS IN CONTROL is a 15-session safety awareness program designed to help Club members ages 8-10 develop the personal safety habits and practical skills needed to be safe at the Club, at home and in the neighborhood. The program offers interactive approaches to building Club members’ crime prevention and personal safety skills through role-playing, games and other participatory activities
National Fine Arts Exhibit encourages creativity through a variety of media, is made up of local, regional and national exhibits. Young people are encouraged to create artwork in any of the following categories: monochromatic drawing, multicolored drawing, pastels, water color, oil or acrylic, print making, mixed media, collage and sculpture.
1318 Sixth Street
Wichita Falls, 76301, TX
Accessible Location: Yes
|Type of Organization||Nonprofit (501c3)|
|Categories||Advocacy, Camp, Child Care, Teen Activity|
|Spanish Services Offered?||No|
|Child Care Available?||No|
|Age Range||6 - 11, 12 - 14, 15 - 21|
|This organization pertains to all disabilities?||Yes|
|This organization pertains to these specific diagnoses|
|Is this a statewide service?||No|
|Contact Name||Randy Cooper|