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
Elementary Site Director
Chey is the current Site Director at Parkview Elementary School. She began working for BGCW as a Summer Program Leader.
Teen Center Site Director
Kevin joined the team in March of 2023. Kevin holds a degree in Recreation Management and Youth Ministries from Bluffton University, where he also served as the Coordinator of Student Engagement for five years. Kevin is excited to use both his education and experience to help grow our Teen Center program!
Parkview Site Director
Meet Our Board