The Club Technology Center is equipped with a 25 station computer lab, 30 tablet style laptops that can be used throughout the building, and a Mondo Pad. The Technology Center is connected to the Education Room
Programs in the Technology Center include:
Skill Tech: Skill Tech is a basic computer skills program that develops Club members' proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and other productivity software through fun, hands-on, engaging lessons and projects.
NetSmartz: NetSmartz teaches Internet safety skills through engaging multimedia activities and offline interaction with Club professionals. Topics include personal safety, shopping safety and ethical use of the Internet.
ImageMakers: ImageMakers is a program that encourages Club members 6-18 to learn and practice black-and-white, color, digital and alternative prices photography. An annual photography contest provides local, regional and national recognition. Club members' photographs selected at the contest's national level are exhibited at the BGCA National Conference and at other events and venues.
Digital Arts: Club Technology's Digital Arts Suite teaches members ages 6-18 how to create computer-generated art. In each of the five programs (Web Tech, Design Tech, Photo Tech, Music Tech and Movie Tech) members advance through three levels of animated lessons online and participate in instructor-led group activities. Once Club members have participated in these program, they can submit their work to the annual Digital Arts Festival, which runs each year from September to May. The festival recognizes Club members' creativity in Web dieting, graphic design, photo illustration, music composition and movie making/screenplay writing at local, regional and national levels.
Technology for Teens:
The Teen Center offers teens their own computers, video game consoles and stereo equipment. Visit the Club's Teen Center page to learn about specific programs available for this age group.