BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF PHILLIPS COUNTY AT A GLANCE
A Bit of Background
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Phillips County (BGCPC) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to ensuring that the youth of Phillips County have access to what all children need most: a safe place where they can learn and grow; adults who respect and care about them; and opportunities to develop themselves, their talents, and their interests.
CHARACTER AND LEADERSHIP
The Character and Leadership Development Core Program Area helps youth understand their democratic heritage, acquire skills for participating in the democratic process, and develop their leadership potential, and provides opportunities for planning, decision-making, contributing to Club and community, and celebrating national heritage.
EDUCATION AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT
The Personal and Educational Development Core Program Area helps youth to prepare for their future, offers assistance in resolving personal crises, and provides opportunities for career exploration and educational enhancement.
HEALTH AND LIFE SKILLS
The Health and Life Skills Program Area develops young people’s capacity to engage in positive activities that nurture their own well-being.
Creativity and Innovation
The Cultural Enrichment Core Program Area helps youth to enhance self-expression and creativity, develops multi-cultural appreciation, and provides exposure to and develops skills in crafts, visual arts, performing arts and literacy arts
SPORTS, FITNESS, AND RECREATION
Physical Fitness and Motor Skills
The Sports, Fitness and Recreation Program Area helps youth achieve and maintain fitness, acquire a broad range of physical skills, develop a sense of teamwork, cooperation and fairness, and lead a healthy and active lifestyle.