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Programs: National

Kids like our programs because they're fun and parents because they're reliable. Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada’s national programs also address serious problems facing Canada’s children and youth including:

  • childhood obesity/inactivity
  • child safety
  • child poverty & hunger
  • bullying
  • low self-esteem & self-image
  • academic failure and school drop-out
  • youth crime and marginalization

Through our national programs, we are building Canada’s capacity for future success by:

  • tackling youth issues that are at the heart of every community
  • believing in the potential of Canadian children and youth
  • making our communities better places

BGCC National Programs


Healthy Active Living Programs


Poor diet and inactivity are threatening the short and long term health of our young people. In the past 20 years the rate of obesity in children has tripled to 26%. More than 90% of Canada’s children do not meet the country’s physical activity guidelines. Nearly 60% of children get less than five servings of fruit and vegetables a day.


Our healthy active living programs are intended to address these issues by helping kids adopt healthy attitudes and behaviours around being active and eating well.


After School Program Grants >
Blue Jays Baseball Academy Rookie League >
Canadian Tire Jumpstart Get in the Game! >​​
Cool Moves >
Flex Your Head > 
Get Busy >
Kid Food Nation >​
Triple Play >


Learning and Career Development Programs


Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada wants young people to embrace the future with confidence and lots of options. Today, a good education is critical to finding work, achieving financial security and being able to contribute to society as adults. Through access to technology, tutoring and academic support​, our programs give young people opportunities to strengthen and acquire new academic skills, test their abilities and enhance career readiness.


CareerLaunch >
Power Up! >
Rogers Raising The Grade >
Scholarships >
Skilled4Success >


Youth Leadership Programs


Our Youth Leadership programs emphasize building character, good citizenship and developing the social, emotional and vocational abilities of youth. Youth are encouraged to get involved in their communities and actively participate in making them better places to live.


Creation Nation > 
Keystone >
Take It E.A.S.Y. >​
Torch Club >
Youth Councils >
Youth Leading Reconciliation >​ 



​National Program Resources


If you'd like to order National Program resources, please download this order form: Resource Order Form.doc

Making a Difference

Learn how Boys and Girls Clubs are changing young lives for the better.

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