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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 […]
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF GREATER SCOTTSDALE BREAKS GROUND ON TWO TEEN CENTER PROJECTS
Community residents, stakeholders and Club youth gathered this morning for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale’s groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the construction of two teen center projects. New gymnasiums will be built for the Thunderbirds Branch and the Vestar Branch to serve the growing teen population base. The groundbreaking ceremony, held at […]
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale hosts ribbon cutting to announce newly named Scottsdale Charros Branch
Ceremony held to formally announce name change from Paiute Branch to Scottsdale Charros Branch Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday to formally and publicly announce the name change of their Club located in the Paiute Neighborhood Center from Paiute Branch to Scottsdale Charros Branch. Mayor Jim Lane […]
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale Mary Ellen & Robert McKee Branch Celebrates the Town of Fountain Hills
FOUNTAIN HILLS, AZ  –  A celebration of the 20-year relationship between Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale Mary Ellen & Robert McKee Branch and the Town of Fountain Hills was held Wednesday afternoon that included the unveiling of a new banner that will hang in the Club’s gym. The Club in Fountain Hills began […]
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale CEO participates in Inaugural Leadership Summit
SCOTTSDALE, AZ – Dr. Lisa Hurst, CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale, is one of just 60 senior leaders from the Boys & Girls Club Movement who have been selected to participate in a new year-long leadership development program called the Leadership Summit. The program begins this month and will include a […]
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