Essentials are engaging and exciting project experiences that provide members of all ability levels with a foundation of technology skills that explore three central themes: building, exploring and communicating. 

Create your digital future at 
The My.Future (pronounced My-Dot-Future) platform for STEM programs currently includes Robo Tech, Clay Tech, and Essentials. 

Power Hour: Making Minutes Count helps Club members ages 6-18 achieve academic success by providing homework help, tutoring and high-yield learning activities and encouraging members to become self-directed learners.

Diplomas to Degrees (d2D), BGCA’s new college readiness program provides a range of services to guide Club members as they work toward high school graduation and prepare for post-secondary education and career success. 

Junior Staff provides Club staff and volunteers with tools to guide young people in preparing for a career in Boys & Girls Clubs and/or other service professions. Through participation in Junior Staff, teens will develop interpersonal skills, a strong work ethic and a sense of community engagement while experiencing on-the-job Club work.


CareerLaunch (also known as C5)  is designed to support youth in preparing for their first job, internships, summer employment and so much more! The program offers multiple implementation models for staff, which provides maximum flexibility to successfully implement the program.   The Club works with several alternative schools in Cumberland County in partnership with the Cumberland County Positive Youth Development Coalition and County Workforce Development.