The Bob Burdette Center will be applying for the 21st Century Community Learning Center grant for the upcoming grant cycle.
Please spread the word and considerĀ applying to our Afterschool Program. You can be assured our standards will meet the 21st Century standardsĀ of excellence!
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Charley West BBQ Fest

On Saturday, May 20, 2023 from 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Haddad Riverfront Park in Downtown Charleston! There will be live music on the levee stage throughout the day from Canvases, J. Hatfield, and Emmalea Deel and the Hot Mess. Commercial BBQ vendors will have various BBQ available for purchase on site. Competition and Backyard teams will have BBQ available for sampling in exchange for tasting tickets, which can be purchased on site from 2... Continue Reading »

History of the Bob Burdette Center

The Bob Burdette Center, Inc. (BBC, or the Center) is an after-school program that serves West Side children in grades K-5. It presently operates at four sites ā€“ Edgewood Elementary, Emmanuel Baptist Church, Mary C. Snow West Side Elementary, and North Charleston Community Center. The program began in 1996 as the James Paige Learning Center and operated successfully under that name for two years. Much of the impetus for the program’s ... Continue Reading »
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