CLUB HISTORY

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A Legacy of Trust Built on a Quarter Century of Service.
A Future of Promise for Today’s Youth.

1995

March 24, 1995

Programming begins in the upstairs educational wing in St. Andrews Lutheran Church at 1711 S. 11th Street in Sheboygan.

1996

March 24, 1996

The Howards Grove Boys & Girls Club opens its doors at 435 N. Wisconsin Drive in Howards Grove.

1997

March 24, 1997

Truancy Abatement/Crime Suppression (TACS), a collaboration with the Sheboygan School District, Sheboygan Police Department, Department of Health & Human Services and the Boys & Girls Clubs, began addressing the issue of truancy in the community.

1998

March 24, 1998

1998

A new Boys & Girls Club site opens in Sheboygan at 733 Broadway Avenue.. The renovated facility is named for its benefactors as the Ralph F. and Alice B. Stayer Center and more than double the space available for programming.

1999

March 24, 1999

The Boys & Girls Clubs start an after-school program at Washington Elementary in collaboration with the school’s SAGE program and Lighted School House philosophy.

2007

March 24, 2007

2007

The Boys & Girls Club opens new Club site, serving youth and teens, in Sheboygan Falls at 107 Cedar Street after purchasing the former Word of Grace Church.

2009

April 17, 2009

The Boys & Girls Club opens separate teen Club site in Sheboygan Falls at 319 Cedar Street after purchasing the former Campfire Girls building.

2013

March 24, 2011

The Washington School site closes, and the Clubs open new programs at Grant Elementary and Jefferson Elementary schools in September 2013.

2013

March 24, 2013

2013

The Falls Teen Club moves into a renovated space at the Sheboygan Falls Unit, doubling average daily attendance of teens in that community.

2015

March 24, 2015

School-based programs at Grant and Jefferson Elementary schools are discontinued. Through a partnership with the YMCA, the Boys & Girls Clubs open doors at a new space for teens, the Club at the Y located in the Sheboygan YMCA.

2016

November 17, 2016

The Boys & Girls Clubs begin serving youth at Lake Country Academy.

2019

April 17, 2019

The Boys & Girls Clubs celebrate 25 years of serving youth in Sheboygan County. The Clubs transition from the Ralph F. and Alice B. Stayer Center to launch two new sites: Kidstop at Cooper Elementary and 21st CCLC at Longfellow Elementary. Both sites offer before-school programming for the first time.