Youth Development

Musical Activities

Dropmix - Music Mixing Game

Dropmix – Music Mixing Game

Dropmix - part game, part DJ mixer, part ear-trainer… ALL fun! Dropmix is a new ...
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The Egg Shaker Game

The Egg Shaker Game

Teach participants to keep the beat while showing off their best dance moves - Submitted ...
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Empire: The Business of Music

Empire: The Business of Music

Being a performer isn't the only option to work in the music industry. Objective: Take ...
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Genius' Deconstructed

Genius’ Deconstructed

Submitted by Mike Lembke www.bgcb.org If you haven't checked out any Genius Deconstructed videos yet ...
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Lyric Genius

Lyric Genius

Submitted by Trevor Black - www.bgcb.org "LYRIC GENIUS" was a fall night program we ran ...
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Lyric Love

Lyric Love

“Love is a Battlefield” - Two teams test their knowledge of commonly used lyrics in ...
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Musical Treasure Hunt - The Search for Emotions in Music

Musical Treasure Hunt – The Search for Emotions in Music

A fun, weekly contest in which each kid chooses a song that expresses the “emotion ...
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Musician of the Month

Musician of the Month

Submitted by Alexander Delorey - www.mvymca.org The Methuen YMCA Music Clubhouse recently started a "Musician ...
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The “Octave” Effect: A Youth Development Philosophy

The “Octave” Effect: A Youth Development Philosophy

This basic musical principle is often the foundation for most young musicians. They quickly learn ...
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Pass the Aux

Pass the Aux

Submitted by Rafael Vaca - www.wvbgc.org One program tip I can quickly share is an ...
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Question Mingle Icebreaker

Question Mingle Icebreaker

An icebreaker where music is the common language Have a large group of new participants ...
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Round Robin Elimination

Round Robin Elimination

Don’t drop the beat or you’re out! - Submitted by Daniel DRoyul Cody - www.newcitykids.org/paterson This is a ...
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Teen "Tech" Club Descriptions

Teen “Tech” Club Descriptions

Your very own A/V Club! Teach responsibility while keeping gear functional Objective: Provide more responsibilities ...
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2019 DIY Summer Activity Kit

2019 DIY Summer Activity Kit

Objective: Fun and unique “Do It Yourself” activities submitted by Music Impact Network members Activities ...
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Tackling Social Issues in the Music Industry

Tackling Social Issues in the Music Industry

Create a safe place to discuss difficult social issues using music and art Objective: Use art/music ...
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Top 10 Debate Club

Top 10 Debate Club

Participants debate and defend their favorite songs and create their own “Billboard” playlist  Do your ...
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Additional Resources

BRING MAGIC

BRING MAGIC

10-step process that gets your students learning quickly, efficiently, and making it fun! - Submitted by ...
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BRING MAGIC FOR REAL - A Youth Development Philosophy

BRING MAGIC FOR REAL – A Youth Development Philosophy

Youth Development training philosophy from New City Kids Helpful training for new afterschool music program ...
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Hip hop, grit, and academic success: Bettina Love at TEDxUGA

Hip hop, grit, and academic success: Bettina Love at TEDxUGA

Hip-Hop builds characteristics of grit, social and emotional intelligence, and the act improvisation - proven ...
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iPad Workstations (BUNDLE)

iPad Workstations (BUNDLE)

Everything you need to create a mobile studio, virtual instructor and performance tool Overview: iPads ...
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Practical Tips on How to Address Inappropriate Language

Practical Tips on How to Address Inappropriate Language

Five ways to clean up inappropriate language that you’ll swear by! It’s natural for participants ...
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Youth Development Toolbox App

Youth Development Toolbox App

Throw music out the window and run an icebreaker instead - this App has lots ...
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