PROGRAMS YOUTH PROGRAMSI WANT TO HELP CHECK OUT OUR PROGRAMS SCHOOL YEAR PROGRAM NUTRITION PROGRAM SUMMER PROGRAM ACADEMIC SUCCESS & CAREER READINESS GOOD CHARACTER & LEADERSHIP HEALTHY LIFESTYLES & FITNESS HOW YOUR CHILD WILL BENEFIT FROM THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB Z Your child will spend more time with their peers in a positive environment, reinforcing positive behavior and life habits. Z By 12th grade, Club members’ rate of abstention from alcohol use is 26 percentage points higher than that of their peers nationally. Z Higher percentages of Club girls and boys report being physically active every day than their counterparts nationally. Z Over half of members say they persist and learn from mistakes when faced with difficulty. Z Club high school age members who stay connected to the Club as they get older are better able to resist engaging in health-risk behaviors than their counterparts nationally. Z 50% of regularly attending teen members volunteered in the community at least once per month.