Good Character & Citizenship
Be an engaged citizen involved in the community, register to vote and model strong character.
Youth of the Year: Is the premier recognition program for Club members, promoting service to the Club; community and family; academic success; strong moral character, life goals; and poise and public speaking ability. Clubs recognize members ages 14-18 as Youth of the Month winners and select a YOY, who then participates in state competitions.
Career Launch: Club members ages 13-18 asses their skills and interests, explore careers, make sound education decisions and prepare to join our nation’s workforce.
Torch Club: A small-group leadership and service club for boys and girls ages 11-13. A Torch Club is a powerful vehicle through which Club staff can help meet the special character development needs of younger adolescents at a critical stage in their life. Members learn to elect officers and work together to implement activities in four areas: service to the Club and community; education; health and fitness; and social recreation.
Keystone: Is a unique leadership development experience providing opportunities for young people ages 14-18. Youth participate, both in and out of the Club, in activities in three focus areas: academic success, career preparation and community service. With the guidance of an adult advisor, the Club aims to have a positive impact on members, the Club and the community.
Money Matters: Promotes financial responsibility and independence among Club members ages 13-18. Members learn how to manage a checking account, create a budget, save and invest, start small businesses and pay for college.