BGC Red Deer Announces Expansion of Programs and Services to Rocky Mountain House


“Youth HQ is excited at the opportunity to support BGC (Boys and Girls Club) programming in Rocky Mountain House!  BGC Clearwater County is working with Youth HQ over the next several months to unify the two organizations.  This means that BGC Clearwater County will work to dissolve their stand-alone charitable status and have invited Youth […]

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Elijah Rubletz It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of one of our Alumni, Elijah Rubletz. Eli participated in Camp Alexo and Boys and Girls Club programs in the early 2000’s. Eli then became a dedicated and regular volunteer with these programs for many more years. His kind and gentle demeanor was […]

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Thank you to the Trottier Foundation for Discovery Lab


  Whether it was launching paint rockets, making 3D-Glasses, building catapults, or playing with slime, so many of the fun science activities we were able to do throughout 2021 were thanks to the Trottier Foundation’s funding of our Discovery Lab program. Discovery Lab engages kids ages 7-12 in exploring science concepts through an interactive curriculum […]

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NOVA Chemicals Presents Gift to BGC Red Deer


Red Deer, AB – YouthHQ and BGC Red Deer are pleased to announce a generous gift from NOVA Chemicals in support of BGC (formerly Boys and Girls Club of Red Deer). NOVA Chemicals employees have been long-time volunteer supporters of the BGC annual Zed Haunted House event. In light of the difficult decision to cancel […]

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BGC Raffle Winner


Congratulations to Karen Waite as the winner of our fall BGC Raffle.  In a time where many businesses and families are facing economic challenges, WestJet Cares for Kids and the Red Deer Rebels have stepped up in support of our efforts to ensure kids and youth remain connected to our local clubs in the communities […]

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Home Depot announces 2021 Orange Door Holiday Campaign


Home Depot announces the 2021 Orange Door Project Holiday Campaign in support of BGC Red Deer – 49th Street Youth Shelter.  The Home Depot Canada Foundation supports initiatives and charities across Canada that provide services to youth at risk of or facing homelessness. The campaign will run from November 30 t0 December 19, 2021. In […]

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Youth HQ Closed November 11 – Lest We Forget


Remembrance Day is a day for all Canadians to remember the men and women who gave their lives so we could live ours. It is a day we encourage every individual, young and old, to pause, to give thanks, and to remember.

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Border Paving Responds to need in support of BGC Red Deer


The cancellation of the annual Zed Haunted House event due to Covid-19 and the resultant loss of fundraising revenues has had a tremendous impact on BGC Red Deer. As the long-time presenting sponsor of the annual event Border Paving stepped up in a big way with a generous $60,000 donation to BGC Red Deer. These […]

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Looking for something the whole family and/or friends can do this Halloween weekend that is safe, fun, and challenging?  All you need is a smart phone,  a little creativity, a few others to join you and let the fun begin. Check the link below for details and ticket information. Hocus Focus Tickets in Red Deer, […]

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2021 Zed Haunted House event cancelled


After consultation with Alberta Health Services (AHS) and the City of Red Deer it has been determined that hosting this event at this time may not be in the best interest with respect to the health and safety of our volunteers and the general public. Consequently, it is with tremendous regret that we inform our […]

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