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Helen’s First Semester Success

October 19, 2017

After living at Boys and Girls Country for over 10 years, Helen is living her dream at Sam Houston State University! She is working on a psychology degree and...


Counseling Kids from Hard Places

October 12, 2017

When kids grow up in families in crisis, they undoubtedly experience some kind of trauma. This can be in the form of separation, a death in the family, hunger,...


Student’s Dream Comes True

October 5, 2017

When an anonymous donor offered a scholarship opportunity for a BGC student to attend Hargrave Military Academy in Virginia, 17 year old Deven immediately came to mind. A bright,...


Our High Schoolers Want You to Know…

September 28, 2017

  When visitors come to Boys and Girls Country, they are often surprised by our family structure and cottage homes. Guests exclaim, “This is just like our house!” We...


Teaching Parent Spotlight: Serving God’s Children

September 21, 2017

Robin Hoke has been a single teaching mom at BGC for eight months. She parents 16 junior high and high school girls in the Watford Cottage and Cottage 2....


HoUSton Strong

September 6, 2017

  “In all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose.” Romans 8:28 The past couple of weeks,...


The Recipe for Success Starts with Family

August 18, 2017

  As you can imagine, with over 100 kids and young adults to feed each day, our cottage kitchens never cool down. Our dedicated Teaching Parents not only maintain...


Growing Children for Life: College and Career Update

August 10, 2017

  One of the most unique and wonderful things about Boys and Girls Country is that, through the College and Career program, our kids are able to continue with...


A Year in the Life of a Teaching Parent

August 1, 2017

Teaching Parents are the heart of every cottage home at Boys and Girls Country. These amazing, mission-minded staff members give so much of themselves to parent the children who...


Making Wonderful Memories: Family Vacation

July 28, 2017

“This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” – Psalm 118:24 Every family needs a break from their hectic schedule, and...