The hours after school between 3:00 PM -6:00 PM is the most critical time of day for youth. Many youth in our community go unsupervised during these hours which can lead to unsafe situations and risky behavior. Studies show that youth that do not participate in an after-school program are more likely to drink alcohol and use drugs at an early age, be involved in a crime, or participate in early sexual behavior.
The benefits of participating in an after-school program can improve students’ academic performance, improve classroom behavior, school attendance, academic aspirations and reduce the likelihood of a student dropping out of school. Students who participate in after-school programs have been associated with reduced drug use, criminal behavior, and positive health outcomes.
Finding the balance between a rapidly changing world and a family-centric community is the challenge/opportunity we are facing today. We strive to inspire the members of our community to value
The Columbia Falls School District 6 board voted to move forward with pair of projects near Ruder Elementary Monday, electing to give preliminary approval to put aside land there for
The Boys and Girls Club of Glacier Country recently received a more than $1 million federal grant to start programs for junior high and high school students in Columbia Falls.
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Boys & Girls Club of Glacier Country serves youth K-12th grade in 5 core program areas: Character & Leadership Development, Education & Career, Health & Life Skills, the Arts, and Sports & Recreation.
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