Our Approach

For over a century, the Boys and Girls Clubs of America have delivered quality, life-changing services to youth in need. We know that it is the overall club experience that connects youth to the club, assures that members participate frequently, and stay engaged through high school. 

To make sure this happens, the Boys & Girls Club Movement has adopted the Formula for Impact, a research based theory of change that describes how individual clubs and the Movement as a whole can increase our impact on the young people of our communities.


Our Formula for Impact

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 It represents the key elements for positive youth development:

  1. A Safe, Positive Environment

  2. Fun

  3. Supportive Relationships

  4. Opportunities and Expectations

  5. Recognition

Our Programs Help Kids Succeed!

Academic Success



Character &