RESOURCES

Education

We strive to help our Club members succeed in school through our homework assistance programs. We offer the following tips and strategies to use at home as well, for everything from homework tips to time management hints to ideas on how to talk with your teen about college. 

 

Homework Tips for Parents

Homework Tips for Parents, Spanish

Time Management Tips

Think College

Tips for Parents

Keep Reading Together

 

Health and Fitness

Did you know that tooth decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease? Healthy teeth and gums play a critical role in children's overall health, just as fitness and nutrition do. To assist your child in developing good oral care, fitnes, and nutritional habits, review the resources below and make health a family affair. 

 

Healthy Smiles Guide

Healthy Smiles Guide, Spanish

Triple Play Parents Game Plan

Triple Play Parents Game Plan, Spanish

 

Crime and Violence

While crime and violence among youth is climbing upward, communities can work together to slow this disturving trend. Service organizations, such as Boys & Girls Clubs, can join parents, schools, local law enforcement, the court system, and other community partners in conbating this issue. For information and resources, click on thee helpful links below.

 

Parents' Guide to Gangs

Parents' Guide to Gangs, Spanish

Find Bullying Information at www.findyouthinfo.org, a collaborative effort of several U.S. Government agencies. 

Tragedies

When tragedy strikes, whether it's an act of violence, terrorism, or natural disaster, it's important to help the children in our lives deal with their fears and questions. The following links offer parents and caregivers guidance.

How to Support a Child After Tragedy (link)

Age-Related Reactions to a Traumatic Event (PDF download)

Talking to Children About Terrorism and War (PDF download)

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