To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
At Club, our youth find a place where they feel valued and understood.
Club youth develop meaningful relationships with peers and adults. Staff members actively cultivate such relationships to ensure that every member feels connected to one or more peer adults, as well as peers. Youth are accepted for who they are and encouraged to do their best.
Serving Over 1,000 Youth in the Wooster Community Since 2014.
Safe, Positive Environment
Club staff, facilities, program and age-appropriate settings create stability and a sense of physical and emotional safety for members. The Club provides structure and clearly defines acceptable behaviors.
The Club provides a place for young people to learn, play and grow. Games, activities and peer interactions keep the atmosphere fun and light. Educational games and group activities help make learning fun
Opportunities, Expectations + Recognition
Club youth acquire physical, social, technological, artistic and life skills. Staff members establish and reinforce high expectations and help young people do well in school. The Club recognizes and supports self-worth and accomplishments, and showcases young people’s achievements.
Meet Our Staff
Jon Hutchison was appointed Executive Director in 2021. He previously served as Site Director at Edgewood Middle School. Jon has two master’s degrees, both dealing with youth and families. His passion for working with teens is based around them developing and reaching their full potential and developing the social and emotional skills to succeed.
Director of Operations
Seth Green is a Program Coordinator at Edgewood Boys & Girls. Seth has worked for BGCW in many capacities, he began with the movement for 4 years serving as a youth development professional, a summer camp counselor, a program coordinator, and now as the Edgewood Site Director. Seth is a graduate of College of Wooster.
Teen Center Program Coordinator
I graduated Wooster High School in 2016, graduated from Baldwin Wallace University in 2021 with a major in Sports Management. I interned with BGC of Cleveland throughout the summer of 2019 as their assistant athletic director under the influence of Richard Starr. We also worked alongside MLB and BGC of America to run the play ball park in downtown Cleveland throughout the week of MLB All Star Week.
Elementary Site Director
Chey is the current Site Director at Parkview Elementary School. She began working for BGCW as a Summer Program Leader.
Meet Our Board