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Organizational Statement RE: Arizona Teacher’s Strike
Dear BGCS Families, Supporters & Friends, We are aware of the potential Arizona Teachers Strike and the impact it might have on our families.  In an effort to uphold our mission to serve and assist our families, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale will OPEN our doors during an Arizona Teachers Strike. Each of […]
Dr. Lisa Hurst selected to join Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s regional leadership team
Dr. Lisa Hurst, President & CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BCGS) has been named Vice President, Organizational Development Southeast Field Operations for Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Hurst has served as President & CEO of BGCS since October 2015. “Lisa brought something very special and irreplaceable to Boys & Girls […]
State and Military Youth of the Years announced at the Arizona Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs annual breakfast event in Phoenix
Marena Sever and Dylan Bradley Voy were awarded state Youth of the Year honors at the annual Breakfast organized by the Arizona Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs and presented by Fiesta Bowl Charities on Tuesday, March 27 at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix. Sever, from Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale, was named the […]
The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation awards $180,000 in educational scholarships to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale Youth of the Year finalists
During Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale’s (BGCS) annual Celebrate Youth at Blue Door Ball gala, Bob and Renee Parsons surprised the audience by awarding educational scholarships to all eight Youth of the Year finalists. Youth of the Year is a national program run by Boys & Girls Clubs of America that honors leadership, […]
Eight local teens compete to earn Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale’s highest honor
On February 23 at JW Marriott Desert Ridge, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) will name their Youth of the Year at the 2018 Celebrate Youth at Blue Door Ball. Eight of the organization’s nine Clubs have a candidate in the running. The 2018 Youth of the Year finalists are— Winnie Chen, 18, […]
12 News Reporter Charly Edsitty to present as part of Boys & Girls Clubs teen SMART Girls program
Charly Edsitty, 12 News Reporter and accomplished Native American journalist, will meet with teen girls at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale’s Lehi Branch on Tuesday, Jan. 16 as part of the Club’s confidence-building SMART Girls program. The Lehi Branch is located within the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. Edsitty, a multi-media journalist, is […]
2018 Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale Youth of the Year Candidates Announced
SCOTTSDALE, AZ (Nov. 17, 2017) – Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) held its Annual Youth of the Year Dinner last night at the Virginia G. Piper Branch to name the teens chosen to represent their individual Clubs in the competition for the 2018 BGCS Youth of the Year title—the highest honor awarded […]
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale and Hoop Code Basketball Academy partner to bring high-quality basketball clinics and leagues to local youth
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) announces a new partnership with Hoop Code Basketball Academy for the launch of its 2017-18 winter basketball season. Hoop Code will coach within the existing BCGS winter, spring, summer and fall leagues and offer multiple local and travel tournaments year-round. In addition, they offer many clinic opportunities. […]
Ellie and Michael Ziegler Sponsor Back to School Shopping for Boys & Girls Club Youth of Greater Scottsdale for Fifth Consecutive Year
Students ages 5 through 18 enrolled in Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale scholarship programs for low-income families will shop for new school clothes, shoes and supplies, thanks to community leaders Ellie and Michael Ziegler, who have generously contributed $500,000 to the program over the past five years. Each recipient from Boys & Girls […]
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale announces addition of Rich Campana to Resource Development Team
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) welcomes Rich Campana, Scottsdale native and former Club kid, in the position of Gift Officer/Annual Campaign Director. BGCS, a youth development organization, serves thousands of young people annually at its nine clubs, with a mission to enable its members to reach their full potential as productive, caring […]
Three Prep Rallies at Kohl’s in Desert Ridge Marketplace – Save the Date
Equip Youth for School July 28, 29 & August 3, 2017 Embarking on its fifth consecutive year, students ages 5 through 18 enrolled in Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale scholarship programs for low-income families will shop for new school clothes, shoes and supplies, thanks to the generosity of community leaders Ellie and Michael […]
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale announces Curt McReynolds will fill the role of Chief Operating Officer
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) welcomes Curt McReynolds, award-winning and accomplished leader in the Boys & Girls Clubs movement, to the organization as Chief Operating Officer. BGCS, a youth development organization, serves thousands of young people annually at its nine clubs, with a mission to enable its members to reach their full […]