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Boys and Girls Clubs of Mason Valley
Core Areas

Boys & Girls Clubs of Mason Valley offers many different programs in key areas of The Arts, Character & Leadership, Career Development, Education, Health & Wellness, and Sports & Recreation. These innovative programs are designed to empower youth to excel in school, become good citizens and lead healthy, productive lives.

Core Areas of Programming

CHARACTER & LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
Programs in this area strive to encourage youth to develop a positive self-image, establish meaningful relationships during interactions with Club and community. We also encourage youth in this program to engage in the democratic process and become culturally aware and respectful toward their own and others’ cultural identities.

EDUCATION & CAREER DEVELOPMENT
We work with young people to explore their abilities and apply these skills to real-world situations. We help them understand basic educational disciplines and familiarize them with technology to show how it can help them personally and professionally.

HEALTH & LIFE SKILLS
We care about health, which is why this program focuses on educating members on living positive, successful lives as self-sufficient adults who can set personal goals and foster their own well-being.

THE ARTS
Programs in The Arts enable young people to hone their creativity and develop their world view through knowledge and appreciation of visual and performing arts, crafts and creative writing.

SPORTS, FITNESS, & RECREATION
Athletic competition and fitness programs can provide many benefits for our youth. The Sports, Fitness and Recreation programs we offer will develop fitness abilities, social skills, positive use of leisure time, as well as encourage stress management and appreciation of the environment.

Fitness Program
Fitness Program
Computer Lab
Computer Lab
“I like playing games with my friends at the Club.” --Leo G., Age 6
Art Program
Art Program
Examples of Our Programming

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mason Valley use the core areas of programming to develop activities for Club Members that are safe, fun and life-changing! Here, young people can learn and grow in a safe space that welcomes youth from all communities. Here are a few examples of programs you may see at our locations:

Power Hour – A homework assistance and academic support resource.

Computers – Club Members participate in internet safety classes, music editing, Photoshop and more. Technology is always evolving and now our children can evolve with it too!

Fine Arts – Encourages artistic expression among Club members ages 6-18 through drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, mixed media and sculpture. The program culminates in an organization-wide exhibit.

Triple Play –BGCA’s first comprehensive health and wellness program, developed in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, strives to improve the overall health of Boys & Girls Clubs of Mason Valley members ages 6-18 by increasing their daily physical activity, teaching them good nutrition and helping them develop healthy relationships.

Torch Club – Small group leadership and service club for youth ages 11-13. Torch Club members learn to elect officers and work together to implement activities in four areas: service to Club and community, education, health and fitness and social recreation.

STEM – We offer fun clubs to encourage youth to build skills in STEM-related fields, including our weather club, chess club, science club, cooking club, summer camping and more.

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