Programs and Outcomes

Programs and Outcomes
From daily homework during Power Hour, to small group tutoring to hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) activities and high yield learning activities, the BGCFW offers academic enrichment programs to all members. Every teen member reports that they expect to graduate high school while 9 in 10 want to attend college or trade school.

Academic Success/Project Learn

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne teaches STEM through interactive programs.

Project Learn:

Power Hour
High Yield Learning Activities
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
College Career Readiness

2018 Impact Outcomes Academic Skills

Indiana Kids Program
70% of our members increased their reading skills by an average 63%
81% of our members increased their math skills by 57%

21st Century Community Learning Center
Improvements in skills for language (31%), math(40%) and science (56%)

Members participating in STEM/STEAM acitivites
360 members participated in art programs
102 members participated in Computer Art
107 members participated in Lego League
66 members participated in coding

Good Character/Leadership

Good character and leadership is a cornerstone of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne.

Club programs help youth grow into productive, caring and responsible citizens and acquire skills for participating in the democratic process.  Members have the opportunity to develop leadership skills, plan community service projects, and even volunteer at the clubs and other nonprofit organizations.

2018 Impact Outcomes Character/Leadership
87% of teen members volunteer at least once a year.
67% of all members volunteer at least once each month.

Healthy Lifestyles

Our young people are involved in programs that focus on positive behaviors that nurture their well-being, teach them how to set personal goals and choose healthy lifestyle habits.

Mentoring programs such as Smart Girls/Brilliant Women and Passport to Manhood help our members navigate social and other challenges they face every day, and encourage them to make the right choices.  Almost all members participate in physical activity during the week and learn about the importance of nutrition and healthy lifestyles.

2017 Impact Outcomes Healthy Lifestyles
Physical Activity
100% of our members engage in an hour of physical activity three times each week.

Planet Fitness has located a mini-club inside the Boys and Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne Fairfield Avenue location. They teach healthy habits for the body and mind.

Healthy Choices
95% of our members abstain from alcohol (vs. 79% USA Youth)
100% of our members abstain from cigarette use (vs. 80% USA Youth)
87% abstain from marijuana use (vs.77% USA Youth)
88% abstain from sexual intercourse (vs. 53% USA Youth)
90% abstain from vapor product use (vs. 53% of American Youth)