Programs designed to help our members thrive

Bringing The Clubhouses To The Boys

To keep our boys active and engaged during the lockdown, BCNY staff immediately began creating digital programming. 

With Virtual BCNY, members could take advantage of fitness challenges, homework help, cooking lessons, fitness classes, and book discussions…just as they would in their clubhouses. Teens could participate in virtual college tours, along with High School and College Access workshops, and stay focused on the future.

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On average, 124 boys and young men participated in Virtual BCNY every day

Becoming Career Ready

This year, our boys kept their focus on future success with our Career Prep programming. They worked on their resumes, participated in mock interviews, developed their networking skills, and gained knowledge in financial literacy and professional etiquette. In the spring, BCNY invited Girls Inc. to participate in virtual career panels with young professionals from the media and finance industries.

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of participants in career prep programming found it “moderately” to “extremely” helpful

BCNY’s Career Prep Program

Career Prep helps members to become workforce-ready by helping teens secure internships, providing workshops focused on improving interview skills and resume writing, and through BCNY’s Teen Training Programs.

“This was very helpful and I would definitely suggest this program to everyone I know,” BCNY 11th grader.

At BCNY there’s a program for everyone. 

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improved their fitness levels while participating in a physical education program at BCNY

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OF PARTICIPANTS​

 in STEAM programming were “more excited about science” and “like trying new things more” 

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BOYS & YOUNG MEN​

took free swimming lessons at BCNY. Some gained a critical life skill; others joined a competitive swim team

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in READ, BCNY’s early literacy program, measurably improved their reading skills