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

Christian Sanft
Teen Development Supervisor
(480) 344-5664


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.

Kayla M. named 2019-20 Virginia G. Piper Branch Youth of the Year

Kayla is a senior at Desert Mountain High School. She has been a member for 12 years. She was the Torch Club and Keystone President as well as a Leader in Training before becoming a part-time staff member. After graduation, she plans to attend ASU and becoming a pediatric Registered Nurse Anesthesiologist.

2020 BGCS Youth of the Year Finalists


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