Arts and Culture

Boys and Girls Club Of Sierra Vista Inc

Overview

The Boys & Girls Club of Sierra Vista is an organization that offers the communities' youth a safe place to learn and grow - all while having fun. Club programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys & girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging, and influence.

Mission

To inspire and enable all young people to realize their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens.

History

The Boys & Girls Club of Sierra Vista opened its doors in June 1996. The Club is affiliated with Boys & Girls Clubs of America. All Boys & Girls Clubs are autonomous from the national headquarters in regards to governance and funding.

Program

The Boys & Girls Club of Sierra Vista conducts over 20 nationally recognized programs annually. All programs are chosen from 5 core areas of youth development:
Character & Leadership Development; Education & Career Development; Health & Life Skills; The Arts; Sports, Fitness, and Recreation.

Impact

The Club is unique from other youth serving organizations in town. The Club is facility based with a building located in a neighborhood used solely as a Boys & Girls Club. The Club employs trained adult professional staff that are dedicated to the mission. All employees are subject to ongoing background checking and training to ensure the highest quality of performance. The Club is open everyday of the week - when kids need a place to go the most. The Club is affordable. No child is turned away because of inability to pay registration or program fees. Dues are kept low to ensure all families can afford to join.

Goals 

To survive the financial crisis and economic down-turn and to continue to provide the highest quality service to the youth of our community.

CEO

Valerie Lancaster's work experience spans from serving as an intelligence analyst in the United States Army from 1975-1986, to working as a Government Contractor as a technical writer and Security Manager, to serving as the Arts & Humanities Manager for the City of Sierra Vista. She has been employed as the Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Club of Sierra Vista since 1987. Valerie possess a BA in Elementary Education from the University of Arizona. She has lived in Sierra Vista since 1982, and has one daughter, Christina who is currently attending Cochise College.

Board

Jocelyn Lawley, President
Kathleen Bullock, President Elect
Helen Manring, Past-President
Kathy Orchekowsky, Board Development
John Kapranopoulos, Member
Monica Gardella, Member
Kristina Barney, Member
Midge Grishop, Member
Kim Fraileigh, Member

Countries 

United States

States 

Arizona

Contact 

PO BOX 688

SIERRA VISTA, AZ 85636-0688

Phone: (520) 515-1511

www.svkidsplace.com

EIN: 86-0801728


Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift of $25 helps us conduct our Triple Play Program which encompasses taking care of the Mind,

Triple Play

Mind, Body & Soul

Boys and Girls Club Of Sierra Vista Inc

Your gift of $25 helps us conduct our Triple Play Program which encompasses taking care of the Mind, Body, and Soul. Triple Play is a dynamic wellness program currently offered at the Boys & Girls Club that demonstrates how eating right, keeping fit and forming positive relationships add up to a healthy lifestyle. The goal of the Triple Play program is to improve Club members’...

Regular price $25.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift of $15 helps purchase a variety of art supplies.  This program enables our Club Members to

Support an Artist

Express yourself

Boys and Girls Club Of Sierra Vista Inc

Your gift of $15 helps purchase a variety of art supplies. This program enables our Club Members to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts, crafts, performing arts, and creative writing.

Regular price $15.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. A gift of $15 dollars helps provide supplies, games, and other materials in support of the Project L

Project Learn

Learning is Fun

Boys and Girls Club Of Sierra Vista Inc

A gift of $15 dollars helps provide supplies, games, and other materials in support of the Project Learn Program. Project Learn reinforces and enhances the skills and knowledge young people learn at school through "high-yield" learning activities at the Club and in the home. Academically beneficial activities increase academic performance, these activities include leisure reading, writing activities, homework help and games like Scrabble® which develop...

Regular price $15.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. It just takes ONE donor to make a difference; One day in the life of a child can make a huge impact

Power Hour

A safe place to learn

Boys and Girls Club Of Sierra Vista Inc

It just takes ONE donor to make a difference; One day in the life of a child can make a huge impact on the future of a child. One caring adult can create an unbreakable bond with a vulnerable child that will last that child a lifetime. One Boys & Girls Club can offer hope to a neighborhood or community. One gift from you can...

Regular price $25.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Hands on Optics or HOO helps kids learn by doing, making discoveries, and thinking like a scientist.

Hands on Optics HOO

Lighting the Way

Boys and Girls Club Of Sierra Vista Inc

Hands on Optics or HOO helps kids learn by doing, making discoveries, and thinking like a scientist. It nurtures their spirit of adventure and increases their knowledge of science and technology. It opens the world of optics as a discipline and potential career path - and broadens their perception of what science is about. It integrates a wide range of subjects - from biology and...

Regular price $20.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. This program focuses on developing the technological skills of youth by using productivity software.

Core/Skill Tech

Computer literacy

Boys and Girls Club Of Sierra Vista Inc

This program focuses on developing the technological skills of youth by using productivity software. Club Members will learn how to type, work on a PowerPoint presentation, use MSExcel and Access...and importantly they will learn how to "surf" the internet safely. Your gift of $20 will help fund this very important program.

Regular price $20.00