Minnesota Youth of the Year
Each year, one exceptional youth from each member Club is selected to participate in the Minnesota Youth of the Year, serving as an ambassador for their Boys & Girls Club. Judges select one representative to represent Minnesota in the Midwest Youth of the Year.
The Home Team Scholarship
Participants in the Minnesota Youth of the Year receive college scholarships totaling $25,000. This scholarship is funded by six professional Minnesota sports teams, under the leadership of Fox Sports North.
Thanks to: Fox Sports North, Minnesota Lynx, Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota United FC, Minnesota Vikings & Minnesota Wild
College & Career Readiness
Programs in clubs like SMART Moves, Money Matters, Job Ready and Career Launch help prepare Boys & Girls Clubs youth to be part of a diverse, capable workforce for Minnesota's future
Great Futures start at Boys & Girls Clubs throughout Minnesota
Boys & Girls Clubs in Minnesota impact youth in more than 30 communities statewide:
53,000 + youth impacted
67% qualify for free or reduced lunch
68% of youth are minority races or ethnicities
97% of Club teens expect to graduate on time