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Drive high-quality youth experiences

Boys & Girls Clubs of America has developed a variety of resources to support high-quality programming. The Program Basics Planner provides full Program planning support, including access to our Program Basics Blueprint.

Refer to the Techniques below as elements to incorporate into your program sessions. Techniques include community builders, attention getters, collaborations, conversations, energizers, groupers and reflections. Each Program provided through Club Programs incorporates elements of a high quality session within its content. However, you wish to customize the session with techniques of your own choosing

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Youth and staff drawing

Explore Shapes

Youth invent and share a new shape.Step 1Say, “We’re going to exp...

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Community Builders
Youth sitting with painted apron

Color My Mood

Youth invent and share a new color.Step 1 Say, “We’re going to ex...

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Community Builders
Multi colored bottles of paint

Color Exploration

Youth invent and share a new color they create.Step 1 Say, “We’re...

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Community Builders
Youth smiling in front of a map on the wall.

Identity Lines

Youth create a group poem about important aspects of who they are...

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Community Builders
Youth speaking with arm raised with other youth behind.

Identity Lines

Youth create a group poem about important aspects of who they are...

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Community Builders
Youth kneeling with painted apron

Visual Rhythm

Youth create a group project with a visual representation of musi...

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Community Builders
Youth creating art with support from a staff.

Visual Rhythm

Youth create a group project with a visual representation of musi...

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Community Builders
Youth standing back to back with hands on hips.

Mirror Me

Youth practice partnership in this fun and easy community builder...

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Community Builders

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