The Sal Cosenza Teen Center at the Piper Branch is free to all Club members from 7th to 12th grade (incoming 7th graders must be 12 years old) 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


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.


Tara F.

Virginia G. Piper Branch 2021-22 Youth of the Year

Tara is a Junior at ASU Preparatory Academy and has been a Club kid for 10 years. For Tara, the Club is the place where she consistently finds support and encouragement.

She plans to attend ASU after graduating high school with the goal of becoming a doctor.

Tara says, taking the time to get to know someone can alter their day or maybe even their life, like Club staff did for her. She says staff at the Club have high expectations for her and always have faith in her even when she doesn’t have it in herself.

Meet the 2022 BGCS Youth of the Year Finalists

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