AFTER SCHOOL TWEEN/TEEN
PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
- Torch Club – This group (ages 6th grade – 8th grade) is a community service based group that meets regularly. They have been involved with canned food drives, Christmas charities, and visits to retirement communities. The group is very active throughout the entire process including the decision making process.
- Kidz Newz – This newsletter consists of comics, current events at the Club, member interviews, staff interviews, and upcoming events. The newsletter is written by the tween/teen members. The newsletter is distributed semi-annually, along with the donor newsletter that the staff puts together.
- Money Matters – This program helps tween/teen members establish strong money management skills while giving them the confidence to save for future happenings such as college.
- Health & Fitness Programs – Tweens/Teens at the Boys & Girls Club of Franklin have a wide variety of opportunities to enhance their fitness and health levels through program instruction. The Get Fit Club, Get Your Game On (Partnership for a Healthier Johnson County), and Healthy Habits are all programs specific for these needs.
- CareerLaunch – This program gives tweens/teens the opportunity to explore future interests while giving them the tools for success.
- Tween/Teen Nights – These evenings are fun filled nights at the Club for our members & guests in 6th grade and above. Activities are scheduled, but free time takes place as well.
- Field Trips – Throughout the year our tween/teen members travel on various field trips. Fun is had by all who participate!
- Tween/Teen Lock-in – This weekend event usually takes place in the Fall and Spring, and it is an event that should not be missed. Our tween/teen members may stay up all night in our secure facility playing games while hanging out with their friends. Event cost is 5 can food goods or $5.00 for the entire evening of fun.
- Taco Bell Teen Scene – The Taco Bell Teen Scene is specifically designed for our tween/teen members grades 6th and above. The members have computer access and access to many different gaming systems including Nintendo Wii in the Teen Scene Room.
- Tween/Teen Tournaments on Wii & X-Box 360 in Teen Scene – Tweens/Teens are involved with organized tournaments in the Taco Bell Teen Scene which include Guitar Hero, Wii Bowling, Wii Mario Kart, and many other games.