The Boys Club of Laguna Beach is founded by community leaders to provide a safe and supervised place for kids to spend their free time. The first Clubhouse opened on Main Beach.
The Boys Club of Laguna Beach moved to its 1085 Canyon Road location.
The Club officially changes name to The Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach.
The Club started serving students of the Capistrano Unified School District at the Canyon Branch Enrichment Center. Today, the partnership includes seven Aliso Viejo elementary, middle and high schools, as well as a charter school.
The inaugural Art of Giving gala to raise funds, friends and awareness for the Club. Terry Anne Barman launches the Even Start Preschool at The Club to serve local low-income families free of charge, thanks to community support. Coastal Family Therapy provides free onsite counseling services to families at The Club.
Thanks to the leadership of Donnie Crevier and Keith Swayne, a $3.3M capital campaign is kicked off. Community support is mobilized to renovate and add a second floor to the Canyon Branch Enrichment Center creating a state of the art 25,000 sq. ft. facility.
Construction is completed and the brand-new Canyon Branch Enrichment Center opens its doors to children and families.
Boys & Girls Club acquires TLC on Bluebird Park, creating the Club’s 2nd Enrichment Center. TLC was originally the Girls Club in Laguna Beach, founded by Harry Bithell and community members.
Keith Swayne and Donnie Crevier co-chair the start of an endowment campaign to help support the Club in perpetuity. The organizational budget reaches $1.1M which scholarships given to 10 percent of Club members.