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History of the Boys & Girls Clubs

Join us for a special year full of history, and making history.
BGCCC is part of a national organization that began serving youth in the 1860’s in New England.

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March 2018
Today

1968

BGCCC was established as the Boys Club of McKinney.

1968

1969

BGCCC was registered as a chartered site through Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

1969

1990

Added “Girls” to our title.

1990

1992

Opened Plano Club in the Douglass Community Center.

1992

1997

Opened the first Frisco Club in 1997 followed by the Frisco Teen Center in March 2007.

1997

2007

In 2007, with the assistance of the United Way we launched a new program that focuses on the drop out crisis in Plano called Destination Graduation.

2007

2009

In 2009, we partnered with Plano ISD to implement Club Reach at Shepton High, a program designed for teens that are at risk of dropping out of school.

On November 2nd, 2009 we partnered with Parkway Hills Baptist Church and opened the Westside Boys & Girls of Plano.

2009

2016

In June, The Plano Branch Sport Court was added by the WorldVentures Foundation, Nancy Lieberman Charities, and NexCourt.

2016

March 2017

The McKinney Branch Sport Court was added by Mr. Tyler Seguin of the Dallas Stars, The Dallas Stars Foundation, and the Pro Players Foundation.

March 2017

May 2017

McKinney Branch opened it’s doors to a newly remodeled Teen Center. This was made possible through the Shooting For the Future event hosted by the McKinney Kiwanis Club for the growth of the teen center along with many other giving members of our great community!

May 2017

March 2018

Bob & Joy Darling Frisco Branch Sport Court was added by Mr. Tyler Seguin of the Dallas Stars, The Dallas Stars Foundation, NexCourt, and the Pro Players Foundation.

March 2018

Today

Today, there are more than 4,500 clubs nationwide that serve more than 4.6 million children each year.

Today

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