Programs that provide opportunities for children and youth to participate in recreational, cultural, social and civic activities through membership in clubs and other youth groups with a special focus whose purpose is to help youngsters develop their potential and grow into healthy, educated, responsible and productive adults. Use this code for youth development programs not specified below.
Key words: Afterschool Programs; After-School Programs; After School Programs; Character Development for Youth; Future Homemakers; Future Leaders of America; Hugh OBrian Youth Foundation
Scope notes: USE for organizations offering comprehensive activities for youth including sports and recreation, education and training, and social functions. These programs are open to all youth and are not targeted to "at-risk" youth specifically.
DO NOT USE for amateur sports clubs for youth such as basketball clubs, USE the appropriate N60 code instead.
See also: Amateur Sports (N60-N6A); Arts Education (A25); Youth Violence Prevention (I21)
Organizations like Youth for Christ, Campus Crusade for Christ and Liberal Religious Youth that provide a variety of recreational and social activities for young people with the objective of strengthening their religious values and meeting their spiritual needs as well as supporting their growth and development as individuals.
Key words: Campus Crusade for Christ; Catholic Youth Organizations; Christian Youth Clubs; Faith-Based Youth; Liberal Religious Youth; Youth for Christ