Extracurricular activities like the Clay Target League are proven to have many important benefits to students. Not only do they get to enjoy a terrific sport, but taking part in activities provides a positive influence on their lives both during, and after, their time in high school!
Student Activities Boost Academic Performance
Young men and women who participate in activities have higher reading grades, better math and science performance, and are more likely to apply and attend post-secondary schools after graduation!
Participation Reduces Drop-Out Rates.
Taking part in just one extracurricular activity reduces the dropout rate by half!
Activity Participation Leads to Reduced High-Risk Behavior
Students who participate in extracurricular activities are less likely to use drugs, tobacco, or alcohol. Extracurricular activity is also linked to lower rates of teen pregnancy.
Participation Builds Social and Emotional Skills
Extracurricular activity is linked to reduced depression, higher self-confidence, and improved leadership skills.
Student Activities Increase College and Career Success
Active students are more likely to attend college and earn a degree. They’re also more likely to attend graduate school to earn advanced degrees!
As you can see, getting young men and women involved in school-approved extra curricular activities like the Clay Target League can make a positive impact on their lives. Make a difference! Click ‘Start A Team’ in the menu to learn more about starting a team at your school! —-Information and videos provided by the Alliance for Student Activities Click here to learn more about the benefits of high school extracurricular activities.