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Executive Council Charities Teen Center

The Executive Council Charities Teen Center at the Hartley & Ruth Barker Branch offers teen services to members in grades 7-12. Programs are uniquely developed based on the needs and interests of the members that come through our doors. Field trips, events and programs are created to benefit teenage youth and help them grow socially and academically, while still keeping a focus on fun.

Location / Contact

2311 N Miller Rd,
Scottsdale, AZ 85257

Beethoven Felix, Senior Director of Teen Services
beethoven.felix@bgcs.org

Hours

Teen Center hours
Monday – Friday After School  – 7:00 p.m.

Summer Hours
Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE CLUB



Sarah G.

Hartley & Ruth Barker Branch 2020-2021 Youth of the Year


Sarah has been a Club member for 13 years. She is a senior at Coronado High School and plans to attend Arizona State University and become a veterinarian.

Meet the 2021 BGCS Youth of the Year Finalists

LEHI TEEN CENTER

The Lehi Branch offers teen services to members in grades 7-12. Programs are uniquely developed based on the needs and interests of the members that come through our doors. Field trips, events and programs are created to benefit teenage youth and help them grow socially and academically, while still keeping a focus on fun.

LOCATION / CONTACT

1231 E. Oak
Mesa, AZ 85203

Phone: (480) 850-4453
Fax: (480) 850-4448

HOURS

Target Reopen Dates:

Week of April 19
Open for Middle School & High School Students Only

Week of April 26
Open for 3rd grade and up

Week of May 3
Open for all grades

7th – 12th Grade Hours
Monday – Friday
3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Summer Hours

TBD


ZARIA G.

Lehi Branch 2021 Youth of the Year


Zaria is a junior at Westwood High School and has been a Club member for 12 years. When she graduates, she wants to attend Northern Arizona University.

Meet the 2021 BGCS Youth of the Year Finalists

MARY ELLEN & ROBERT MCKEE TEEN CENTER

The Mary Ellen & Robert McKee Branch offers teen services to members in grades 7-12. Programs are uniquely developed based on the needs and interests of the members that come through our doors. Field trips, events and programs are created to benefit teenage youth and help them grow socially and academically, while still keeping a focus on fun.

LOCATION / CONTACT

14605 N. Del Cambre Ave
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
(480) 344-5400

HOURS

Teen Center hours
Monday – Friday 2:00 p.m.  – 6:30 p.m.

Summer Hours
Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

What’s Happening at the Club



JP C.

MARY ELLEN & ROBERT MCKEE BRANCH 2020-21 YOUTH OF THE YEAR


JP is a sophomore at Fountain Hills High School. When he graduates, he wants to attend Arizona State University and wants to work in sales like his father when he grows up. He has been a Club member for 9 years.

Meet the 2021 BGCS Youth of the Year Finalists

PEACH SPRINGS TEEN CENTER

The Peach Springs Branch offers teen services to members in grades 7-12. Programs are uniquely developed based on the needs and interests of the members that come through our doors. Field trips, events and programs are created to benefit teenage youth and help them grow socially and academically, while still keeping a focus on fun.

LOCATION

479 Diamond Creek Rd.
Peach Springs, AZ 86434

CONTACT

(928) 769-1801
FAX (928) 769-1803
PeachSprings@bgcs.org

HOURS

After School Program

Monday – Thursday
3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Fridays
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Summer/Breaks

Monday – Friday
7:45 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.

STAFF

Philana Gene – Teen Development Specialist

Peach Springs Club Alumni named Miss Indian Arizona State University, selected for Cultural Preservation & Leadership Development Program

Kyla Silas, the 2017 Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale Youth of the Year and 2016 – 2017 Peach Springs Branch Youth of the Year, was recently crowned Miss Indian Arizona State University 2018-2019.

Kyla was also selected from 400 Native American applicants to go to Washington D.C., and New York City for the prestigious Cultural Preservation and Leadership Development program this July. As part of the program, Kyla will visit Capitol Hill and meet Representatives and Native Staffers, meet Natives who live, work and study in Washington D.C., lobby and advocate on Native issues and participate in cultural arts workshops designed to promote resiliency and healing.

Kyla is a 21st Century Leader!

RED MOUNTAIN TEEN CENTER

The Red Mountain Branch offers teen services to members in grades 7-12. Programs are uniquely developed based on the needs and interests of the members that come through our doors. Field trips, events and programs are created to benefit teenage youth and help them grow socially and academically, while still keeping a focus on fun.

Location / Contact

in the Way of Life Facility (WoLF)
11725 E. Indian School Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85256

Hours

Target Reopen Dates:

Week of April 19
Open for Middle School & High School Students Only

Week of April 26
Open for 3rd grade and up

Week of May 3
Open for all grades

7th – 12th Grade Hours
Monday – Friday
3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Summer / Breaks
TBD


Kennise M.

Red Mountain Branch 2021 Youth of the Year


Kennise has been a Club member for 4 years. She is a junior at Mountain View High School and wants to attend Oklahoma State University and become a chiropractor.

Meet the 2021 Youth of the Year Finalists

HILTON FAMILY TEEN CENTER

The Hilton Family Teen Center at the Thunderbirds Branch opened its doors in 2018 giving Thunderbirds teens their own space with a separate entrance. The brand new teen center offers teen services to members in grades 7-12. The new facility offers a games room, homework room, fitness center, teen lounge and kitchen. Teen programs are uniquely developed based on the needs and interests of the members that come through our doors. Field trips, events and programs are created to benefit teenage youth and help them grow socially and academically, while still keeping a focus on fun.

Location / Contact

The Hilton Family Teen Center is a safe, affordable place for young people during critical non-school hours and during school breaks.

20199 N. 78th Place,
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
(480) 538-9547

Hours

Before-School Program
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

After-School Program
3:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Spring/Summer/Winter Breaks
7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE CLUB



Dustin M.

Thunderbirds Branch 2020-21 Youth of the Year


Dustin is a junior at Basis Scottsdale. He has been a club member for 11 years. When he graduates high school, he plans to attend Duke University to study sports entrepreneurship.

Meet the 2021 BGCS Youth of the Year Finalists

SAL COSENZA TEEN CENTER

The Sal Cosenza Teen Center at the Piper Branch is free to all Club members from 7th to 12th grade (with a current $25 annual membership). Teen Center staff offer homework support, formal and informal mentoring and guidance, and a variety of programs designed to help each member achieve academic success, learn good character and citizenship and develop healthy lifestyles.

Named after a longtime supporter of youth services in the Scottsdale area, the Virginia G. Piper Branch opened in Scottsdale Ranch in 1991. In December 2010 construction began to renovate the Piper Branch which now offers a full service Teen Center that opened in May 2011.

Location / Contact

10515 E. Lakeview Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Hours

Monday – Friday
After School ’til 8:30 p.m.

Summer & Breaks
7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Teen Nights
(two Fridays each month)
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE CLUB



Hayden J.

Virginia G. Piper Branch 2020-21 Youth of the Year

Hayden is a senior at Desert Mountain High school and has been a Club member for 7 years. After high school, Hayden plans to attend Arizona State University Barrett, The Honors College to study psychology.

Meet the 2021 BGCS Youth of the Year Finalists

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Ellie & Michael Ziegler Teen Center

The Vestar Branch offers teen services to members in grades 7-12. Programs are uniquely developed based on the needs and interests of the members that come through our doors. Field trips, events and programs are created to benefit teenage youth and help them grow socially and academically, while still keeping a focus on fun.

Location / Contact

3975 E Lockwood Drive,
Phoenix, AZ 85050

(480) 585-0170

Hours

After School
Monday – Thursday 
2:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Friday
2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Summer
Monday – Thursday
7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE CLUB



Isabella T.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale 2021 Youth of the Year


Isabella T. from the Vestar Branch was named the 2021 Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale Youth of the Year at the Night of Lights held on February 20 at the Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts Virginia G. Piper Theater.

Isabella has been a Club member for nine years and is a senior at Pinnacle High School. Her positive message of perseverance and compassionate attitude won the day in her third year of participating in the BGCS Youth of the Year program.

Bella will receive a $5,000 scholarship awarded by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale Foundation for college which will help her achieve her goal of becoming a pediatric physician assistant. She plans to attend University of Arizona in the fall.

Meet the 2021 Youth of the Year Finalists