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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 […]
Carly M. named Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale 2020 Youth of the Year
At its annual Celebrate Youth Gala Friday night, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) named Carly M. its 2020 Youth of the Year. Carly, age 17, has been a member of the BGCS Thunderbirds Branch for 12 years. In front of more than 600 guests at the gala presented by Tiffany & Bosco […]
Cox Awards $20,675 to upgrade technology space at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale’s Fountain Hills Branch
A refurbished and upgraded technology innovation lab funded by a $20,675 award from Cox Communications, Inc., was unveiled at the Mary Ellen & Robert McKee Branch of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale on Friday, Aug. 9. The Cox Innovation Lab features new furniture, a fresh coat of paint, and technology upgrades including 10 […]
The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Invests $120,000 In Boys & Girls Club Scholarship Recipients By Funding A New Staff Position To Support Students Across Phoenix And Scottsdale Clubs
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix (BGCMP) has been awarded a $120,000 grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation to establish a full-time College Access and Success Manager. The new position will benefit both Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) by managing the […]
Red Mountain Branch Teen Development Specialist honored with Innovation Award
Angela DiCicco, Teen Development Specialist at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale’s (BGCS) Red Mountain Branch, was presented with the prestigious Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s 2019 Money Matters Innovation Award. Council Members Michael Dallas and Tom Largo were on hand to recognize DiCicco at the BGCS all-staff meeting held at the Lehi […]
Youth display art at Innovative Dreammakers EXPO
Youth and teen members from Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS) displayed their visual, digital, and performing art at the 2nd Annual Innovative Dreammakers EXPO as part of National Fine Arts Exhibit programming on Wednesday, April 3 at the Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts. Fine art and photography pieces were showcased at the […]