Welcome To Boys & Girls Club of Central Appalachia
GREAT FUTURES START HERE.
Here at the Boys & Girls Club of Central Appalachia, we have a LOT of exciting things happening. We hope you will explore our website, see the smiles on our kids’ faces, and be a part of our extraordinary program. Check back often for an updated list of events!
68% of Club 12th graders volunteer at least once per month, compared with 39% of 12th graders nationally
31% of Club girls ages 12 to 15 are physically active every day, compared with 23% of girls in the same age range nationally
About 75 percent of Club members report earning mostly As and Bs in school, compared with 67 percent of youth nationally
90% of Club ninth graders report abstaining from drinking alcohol in the past 30 days, compared with 77% of ninth graders nationally
Interest In School
Youth are 42% more likely to believe that school work is meaningful when they have an optimal Club Experience.
Doing The Right Thing
90% of members who attend Clubs regularly say they can stand up for what is right, even if their friends disagree.
97% of Club teens expect to graduate from high school and 88% expect to complete some kind of post-secondary education.
Why you should consider the Boys & Girls Club.
Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s research shows that young people who attend a Club regularly tend to do better than their peers nationally.
To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.