105 teen members gained internships. BCNY has several career training programs, including the Work Progress Program, Counselors-in-Training, PeaceLeaders peer mentoring, Project Coach, Teen Tutors, and Summer Superheroes mentoring.
198 members were tutored in math, writing, and ELA. Tutoring is offered free of charge to all interested and eligible members.
539 members participated in STEAM programming in our labs. STEAM programs include robotics, math and science challenges, environmental design, and more.
744 members participated in art classes. Boys of all ages can take participate in arts programs, including photography, graphic design, drawing and painting, fashion design and sewing, cultural arts, drama, dance, and more.
539 members took free swimming lessons in our indoor pools. BCNY’s swimming program builds confidence while helping to save lives: boys of color at five times more likely to drown than their white counterparts.
143 boys learned how to cook healthy, nutritious, and delicious meals. Our cooking programs help boys learn about making healthy food choices in the kitchen, the grocery store, and at school. Plus, an annual cooking competition reinforces the importance of teamwork and communication.
90.5% of boys in R.E.A.D., BCNY’s early literacy program, improved their reading ability.
423 Juniors and Teens broke down stereotypes during Young Men’s Group and Real Men, BCNY’s masculinity programs.