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Ocoee Region

Boys & Girls Clubs of Ocoee Region

Get to know the CEO…

Derrick Kinsey

The Chief Executive Officer for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Ocoee Region is Derrick Kinsey. You can reach Derrick by calling 423-432-4466 or by email at  

 

 

Club Information

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Mailing address- 385 3rd Street SW Cleveland, TN 37311

Phone Number- 423-559-8299 • Fax Number- 423-472-6826

Website: http://boysandgirlsclubs.info/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bgcclevelandtn

Twitter: http://twitter.com/bgcclevelandtn

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Ocoee Region units:

Tucker Unit- 385 3rd Street SW Cleveland, TN 37311

Powers Unit- 1204 Lay Street Cleveland, TN 37311

Cleveland State Unit- P.O. Box 3570 Cleveland, TN 37311

Blythe Unit- 1035 Blythe Avenue Cleveland, TN 37311

Johnson Teen Center Unit- 385 3rd Street Cleveland, TN 37311

Benton Unit- 280 Campbell Road Benton, TN 37307

Painter Unit- 841 11th Street Cleveland, TN 37311

After School Hours- 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Summer Hours- 5:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (5:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Early Bird)

 

Membership Information

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• Total membership- 2,651 • Total youth served- 3,155 •

• Average daily attendance- 411 • Average summer attendance- 442 •

• Member ethnicity breakdown •

African American- 19.4%, Asian- 0.4%, Hispanic- 9.9%, Bi-Racial- 8.8%,

Native American- 0.2%, Caucasian- 61.3%

 

Club Activities and Events

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Youth Events

Flag Football- Fall, Basketball League  Winter/Spring, Boys & Girls Club Week and Day for Kids- September, Teen Conference, Teen Graduation Party, Spring and Fall College Tours, Blythe and Tucker Community Christmas Parties, Johnson Teen Center Annual Thanksgiving Dinner, Tucker Fall Festival, Catch Fishing Derby and Youth of the Year Celebration

Signature Club Programs

Andor (Hungarian meaning for “man”) – An authentic manhood program guiding boys to become men using hands on monthly themed skill development and character development trainings. Each month has specific trade skill focus while using Passport to Manhood to guide with character development.

Great Futures – Guidance counselors and coaches are placed at each Unit to help guide youth to vocation, college, and or military. Meetings with each youth are documented within the Member Tracking System for follow up.  

STRIDE Academy – Online educational program that helps youth stay current with their academics. Results gathered by this web based program are used by Great Future Coaches/Mentors to help guide specific youth personal educational growth. Outcomes are also used for 21st Century and United Way outcome reports.

Major Special Events

Annual Board Dinner- February, Empowering Women- April, Cash for Kids- July