Youth Development Programming

Sponsored By:

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Academic Success Programs Provided by:


Our Youth Development Programming is offered Monday through Friday from 3pm to 5:30pm during the school year and 7:30am to 5:30pm during the summer. We offer a variety of programming including: 

There is currently a wait list for the afterschool program. To be added, contact the business office at (479) 442-9242 or

Education & Career:

Junior Staff

This is an easy-to-use program for Club teens ages 10 to 18. Thanks to program sponsor AT&T, this completely updated program will provide your 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.

Power Hour

Provides youth with homework help, tutoring, educational support, and guidance. Volunteer tutors are used to implement this program.

Character & Leadership:

Torch Club

This small-group leadership development program is targeted to youth ages 11 to 13. Chartered by Boys & Girls Clubs of America, members elect officers and plan and implement community service projects.


Powerhour (all ages)

Triple Play (all ages)

Healthy Cooking (K-6th)

Running Club (all ages)

K-Kids (3rd & 4th)

Photography Club (4th-6th)

Passport to Manhood (5th-9th)

Torch Club (6th)

Jr. Staff (5th & 6th)

Torch Club (7th & 8th)

Smart Girls (7th-9th)

Jr. Chef with Cobblestone (7th-9th)


General Information: 479-442-9242

Paul Gehrki

Health and Life Skills:

Smart Moves

(Skills Mastery and Resistance Training)
This nationally acclaimed comprehensive prevention program helps young people resist alcohol, tobacco and other drug use, as well as premature sexual activity. SMART Moves features engaging, interactive, small-group activities that increase participants’ peer support, enhance their life skills, build their resiliency and strengthen their leadership skills. This year-round program encourages collaborations among Club staff, youth, parents and representatives from other community organizations.

Triple Play

Designed to incorporate healthy living and active learning in every part of the Club experience, Healthy Habits emphasizes good nutrition, regular physical activity and improving overall well-being. The program, for ages 6 to 15, is the “Mind” component of Triple Play: A Game Plan for the Mind, Body and Soul.


Cooking club! 


The Club store rewards our club kids for good behavior!

Club members staying safe! 

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