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Nevada Appeal Staff Reports

Fast facts

Total number of clubs in Nevada Ð 29

Membership open to ages 7-18

Membership cost: $10 per child; additional children in same family discounted; scholarships available

Boys and Girls Club of Mason Valley

Opened June 2000

Current membership more than 1,500

Average daily attendance 170

Boys and Girls Club of America Web site: http://www.bgca.org

• 3.6 million boys and girls served

• Clubs are in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands plus domestic and international military bases

• More than 40,000 trained professional staff

Membership stats:

• 64 percent are from minority families

• 11 percent are less than 7 years old

• 27 percent are 7Ð9 years old

• 30 percent are 10Ð12 years old

• 21 percent are 13Ð15 years old

• 10 percent are 16Ð18 years old

• 2 percent are more than 18 years old

• 56 percent are male

• 44 percent are female