Boys & Girls Club opens permanent location in northeast OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) — Families in northeast Oklahoma City will now have a new center that will serve as a safe place to learn new interests.

The Boys & Girls Club in northeast Oklahoma City is the first Best Buy Teen Tech Center in the state. At the center, teens can learn about photography, augmented and virtual reality, digital media, 3D design, and audio engineering.

“This is truly a historic occasion for Boys and Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County,” said BGCOKC President and CEO Teena Belcik. “We are thrilled to partner with Restore OKC to open this newly remodeled facility which features Oklahoma’s only Jasco-powered Best Buy Teen Tech Center and stunning outdoor amenities. Our Northeast OKC Club will provide academic enrichment, STEAM activities, evidence-based programming, sports, mentoring, and a wide variety of enrichment activities, preparing our youth for long-term success.

Organizers say the center will connect young people with mentors, training opportunities and post-secondary resources.

“We’re proud to partner with the Boys & Girls Club to continue fueling the Teen Tech Center’s mission to build a better future through technology,” said Andrea Wood, Best Buy’s vice president of social impact. “By giving Oklahoma City teens access to technology, mentorship and other resources, we’re helping them discover new passions and possibilities.”

The club is located at 3806 N Prospect Ave. in Oklahoma City.

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