“The Next Generation of Leaders Accepting the Responsibility and Loving the Challenge”
The National Sigma Beta Club Foundation was incorporated on June 1, 2005. It was organized for the purpose of developing policies and procedures for the operation of the Sigma Beta Clubs, the youth affiliate entity of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity.
The Sigma Beta Club of Zeta Chi Sigma, chartered on March 26, 2022, currently consists of 13 young males between the ages of 8 and 18, and has been organized with the expressed purpose of insuring that the goals and objectives of the Sigma Beta Clubs are implemented in an organized and unified method.
Each Zeta Chi Sigma brother participating in the facilitation of our Sigma Beta Club has successfully demonstrated understanding of guidelines and policies established at the national level. All brothers have also successfully passed a criminal background check.
Academic Enrichment & Mentoring
Club members receive academic assistance and leadership development at the elementary, middle and high school levels. This happens through one-on-one and group approaches to tutoring of Sigma Beta Club members and after school and weekend tutoring by Alumni and Collegiate members in various academic and professional disciplines. Additionally, Sigma Beta Clubs develop partnerships with local institutions, inclusive of colleges and universities, community colleges and trade schools.
Sigma Against Teenage Pregnancy Plus
The primary area of focus of the SATAPP Program is providing Sigma Beta Club members with tools they need to make smart choices about healthy lifestyles that will help lead to responsible fatherhood later in life.
Job Training, Savings and Investment
Club members increase their awareness of business ownership as well as the importance of saving and investing at an early age. Club members also learn about various professions via internships, job shadowing, and other avenues to visit job sites.
Childhood Obesity Initiative
The Sigma Beta Club Foundationâ€™s Child Obesity Initiative focuses on the mind, body, and spirit. The primary objective is reducing weight and reversing the poor health of adolescents at an early age through the following principles:
- Stepping into shape
- Eating healthy
- Exercising daily
- Knowing the obesity facts
- Learning how to grow your own food
- Self-esteem matters
Sigma Beta Club members are required to conduct a variety of community service projects. These may include but are not limited to serving the elderly, March of Dimes: March for Babies, Sickle Cell Centers, visiting children in hospitals, volunteering at their library, working with children with disabilities, cleaning up their neighborhood, etc.
In addition to our organization-wide initiatives, local clubs also participate in a variety of enrichment programs that cover the following categories:
- Cultural: art shows, plays, concerts, museums
- Social: parties, parent’s day, cook-outs, movies
- Athletic: football, baseball, golf, basketball, bowling