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.
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.
As a parent, you are one of the biggest influences on your child's decision to try alcohol or other drugs. There are several effective ways to discourage your kids from trying addictive substances, and you can be the biggest source of support if your child needs help recovering from addiction.
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.
Find Bullying Information at www.findyouthinfo.org, a collaborative effort of several U.S. Government agencies.
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.