Our Programs


Boys & Girls Clubs of America has established a "Great Futures Vision" for our Movement

Provide a world-class Club Experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who walks through our doors, with all members on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.

To see this vision become a reality, we have developed the Formula for Impact, a research-based theory of change that describes how individual Clubs and the Movement as a whole will increase our impact - exponentially - on the young people of America. It is a roadmap for all Clubs to use to ensure that members have a life-changing Club Experience, and leave the Club knowing they will have a great future

Child writing Great Futures Start Here in Crayons


  Core Program Areas

Character & Leadership

Helping youth become responsible, caring citizens and acquire skills for participating in the democratic process is the main thrust of these programs. They also develop leadership skills and provide opportunities for planning, decision-making, contributing to Club and community and celebrating our national heritage.

Education & Career

These programs help youth create aspirations for the future, providing opportunities for career exploration and educational enhancement.

Health & Life Skills 

These initiatives develop young people’s capacity to engage in positive behaviors that nurture their own well-being, set personal goals and live successfully as self-sufficient adults.

The Arts

Programs in this core area enable youth to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts, crafts, performing arts and creative writing.

Sports, Fitness & Recreation 

These Club programs help develop fitness, a positive use of leisure time, reduction of stress, appreciation for the environment and social and interpersonal skills.

Specialized Programs 

These initiatives focus on meeting the significant and specific needs identified within Boys & Girls Clubs. Their broad scope complements several or all of our core program areas.


Our Program Listing


The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club offers many programs for the youth in our community. Check the links below to learn more.

Afterschool Enrichment Programs

Power Hour, Smart Moves, Healthy Habits, Triple Play, STEM Programming, Passport to Manhood, Smart Girls, Keystone, Torch Club, Youth of the Year, Career Launch, Money Matters, Athletics, Summer Programs,…

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Summer Day Camp

Come join us for Summer Day Camp at The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of Buncombe County. Activities will include Arts & Crafts, Music, Games, Sports, Field Trips, Vacation Bible School, Swimming and…

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Teen Program

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of Buncombe County offers a variety of programs. Our mission at the Boys & Girls Club is to reach those kids who otherwise may not have anything to do. This is why…

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Johnston Afterschool Enrichment Program

The mission of the Johnston After-School Enrichment Program is to empower students to develop their character and leadership skills and to become responsible citizens in a challenging and rapidly changing…

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Athletics Program

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club Teen Basketball league is open for teens who attend a local high school, who are not members of a high school basketball team, and are between ages 14-18. In order…

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