1970: Boys Club of Grants Pass began with the first clubhouse located on 4th Street
1972: Club moved into the old National Guard Armory (current location in Grants Pass) through $1/year lease with Josephine County.
1985: Name changed to Boys Club of Grants Pass and Josephine County, reflecting services to kids throughout the area by offering team sports.
1989: Began summer outreach program at Jubilee Park in Cave Junction.
1990: Boys Clubs of America changed name to Boys & Girls Clubs of America and we changed name to Boys & Girls Clubs of Josephine County.
1993: Annual membership surpassed 1,000; began year round program in Cave Junction.
1995: Launched Alternative Middle School Club at the Grants Pass facility.
1996: Operating budget nears $300,000; began programs in Wolf Creek and Wilderville.
1999: Josephine County deeded the armory building and property to Boys & Girls Clubs as part of capital campaign; Wilderville program ended due to low enrollment.
2000: Budget reached $650,000; Taste of the Rogue surpasses $75,000.
2001: Merged Boys & Girls Clubs of Jackson County and Boys & Girls Clubs of Josephine County, forming Boys & Girls Clubs of the Rogue Valley with programs in Cave junction, Grants Pass, Talent, Gold Hill, Phoenix and Wolf Creek.
2002: Re-opened White City location; Grants Pass branch re-locates to temporary building site as building project begins.
2003: Wolf Creek and Gold Hill programs ended due to low resource development success in their local areas; new 31,000 square-foot Grants Pass building opened; serving nearly 400 youth every day.
2004: Taste of the Rogue reached $200,000; kicked off Girlfriends Great Escape fundraising event – raising over $10,000.
2005: Grants Pass Boys & Girls Club began serving hot USDA dinners
2006: Budget reached $1.4 million; committees formed to consider expanding programs into Medford, to build a Club in Cave Junction and to expand the White City facility.
2007: Illinois Valley branch began serving hot USDA dinners; 1st Bite of the Rogue Valley event; over 600 youth served each day in after-school programs.
2008: Talent & Phoenix branches began serving hot USDA dinners; Board leadership restructured with four new branch committees.
2009: White City branch began serving hot USDA dinners; Partnership with Shady Cover community for Friday Night Teen Nights began.
2011: Phoenix & Talent branches merged; Shady Cove program ended due to low resource development success in their local area.
2012: White City program ended due to low resource development success in their local area.
2013: The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Rogue Valley’s vision is improved to increase participation in our Youth Development and Mentoring Programs.
2015: The Grants Pass Club opened up the K-1 Club Program, a dedicated program that serves Kindergarten and First Grade Club Members with developmentally appropriate activities.
2016: Our Programs made a commitment to serve more Teens in our community and The Club – Rotary Teen Center was opened in Grants Pass in September, 2016.
2018: The Club: Teen Center opened for the Phoenix-Talent Community at Talent Middle School