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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale receives Now is the Moment grant award from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ (September 15, 2021) – On Monday, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) was among 71 organizations selected to receive funding through the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust’s Now is the Moment Grants Commemoration, a single-day investment in Maricopa County’s nonprofit community. The grant was presented to BGCS as a complete surprise […]
Thunderbirds Charities awards $50,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale to support local youth
Grant will fund programming for youth and training for staff Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) was awarded $50,000 from Thunderbirds Charities—the charitable giving arm of the Thunderbirds, host of the Waste Management Phoenix Open—to support community youth academically and emotionally. The grant will help the youth development organization combat the negative impacts […]
312 kids and teens take part in Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale’s annual back to school shopping events
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ – Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale held its annual back-to-school shopping events last week at Kohl’s in Desert Ridge providing an opportunity for 272 valley club members selected by need to purchase new clothes, shoes, and backpacks. Youth members received $125 and teens were allotted $150 to shop for essentials. Next […]
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale celebrates 30th anniversary of Virginia G. Piper Branch
Open house features a look back at the Piper Branch beginnings along with showcasing the world-class programs offered today SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ (June 4, 2021) – On Friday, June 4, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) marked the 30th Anniversary of the opening of its Virginia G. Piper Branch with a community open house. […]
Ivan Gilreath to take the helm as BGCS President and CEO
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS), a youth development organization serving thousands of kids and teens at nine locations in and around the north Valley, announced that Ivan Gilreath will fill the role of President and Chief Executive Officer beginning Monday, Feb. 1. “The BGCS Board of Governors is excited to begin this […]
After School or Facilitated Virtual Learning, We’ve Got You Covered
With the recent announcement that Paradise Valley Schools will return to distance learning, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale has prepared to again offer Facilitated Virtual Learning at its Vestar and Thunderbirds Branches beginning Monday, Nov. 23. Additional branch locations will provide Facilitated Virtual Learning as needed. November Pricing: For those who have paid […]
Ellie & Michael Ziegler STEAM Makerspace Studio opens in Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale Virginia G. Piper Branch
Comprehensive initiative aims to prepare youth for growth in Arizona science, technology, engineering, and math careers Yearlong planning and months of construction will culminate on Monday, Nov. 16 with the opening of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale’s (BGCS) first Ellie & Michael Ziegler STEAM Makerspace Studio inside the Virginia G. Piper clubhouse. Inside […]
BGCS hires Dr. Donna Jagielski to head up programming for new STEAM Makerspace initiative
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale announced that Dr. Donna Jagielski was selected to fill the role of STEAM Educator/Makerspace Director to create and lead cutting edge programming as part of an initiative to spark interest in growing Arizona career fields. The announcement comes as the youth development organization nears completion of its first […]
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale to open Anthem Extension, offer full day facilitated virtual learning services
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale is opening a full-time extension site on Wednesday, August 5 in the growing Anthem community to serve K-6th graders. The addition of the Anthem Extension comes as part of the youth development organization’s efforts to serve more kids and families with its Facilitated Virtual Learning programming in the […]
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale provides solution for families unable to keep their kids home when the new school year starts
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) announced that they will extend full-day programs after the start of the school year to provide Facilitated Virtual Learning at five Valley Club locations for families that are not able to keep their children home. “With the recent announcement that the upcoming school year will begin with […]
Clubs re-open following two-month COVID-19 Closure
On Monday, May 18, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) re-opened five of its nine branch locations following a 2-month closure to slow the spread of the Coronavirus in accordance with federal and state guidelines. The Hartley & Ruth Barker Branch in south Scottsdale, the Virginia G. Piper Branch in the Scottsdale Ranch […]
Arizona Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs names Carly Mertz 2020 Arizona State Youth of the Year, Dylan Voy 2020 Arizona Military Youth of the Year
Outstanding teens from seven Arizona Boys & Girls Clubs and military base youth programs competed for the highest state Club member honors using video conferencing PHOENIX – Carly Mertz, 17, and Dylan Voy, 18, were awarded Arizona Youth of the Year honors during an online ceremony organized by the Arizona Alliance of Boys & Girls […]