RAD

RAD

RAD (Recreational Academic Development) is a supervised after-school meeting place where 5th and 6th graders can get help with homework, socialize with friends and join in games and service projects.

The DEN

The DEN

The DEN is a free, supervised, after school program where 7th and 8th graders can do homework, socialize with friends, and play games.

Homework Clubs

Homework Clubs

During Homework Club, students can work on individual homework assignments or on group projects Monday-Thursday.

HOPE

HOPE

HOPE (Helping Others a Personal Experience) are community service programs designed to give our youth the opportunity to support the work of local social service agencies.

The Theatre Experience

The Theatre Experience

Stay tuned for an exciting new Theatre Experience from Youth Connection.

Thank You

Thank You

Our programming continues thanks to the generous support of our sponsors and individual donors!

 

Sign up today for the 2018 Variety Show

The 2018 Highcrest Variety Show, produced by Youth Connection and sponsored by the Wilmette Optimist Club is almost here & Winter Break is the perfect time for kids to be creative and work on their acts.  Prefer to work backstage as a crew member?  We need you too!

Come take part in Shining Bright, and perform live for your friends and family.  The Variety Show takes place on January 26… Rehearsals begin January 9th.  You can sing, dance, juggle, do gymnastics, perform a skit or comedy, solo or with a group.  For more information and to sign up, click here.

Battle of the Bands 2018 Info Meeting

Get the band pulled together or go in with a solo performance.  Either way, we want YOU at the Battle of the Bands 2018! If you are interested in participating, please attend the Information Meeting for bands and solo acts on Thursday, December 7 after school at WJHS in room 100.  For more information, click here.

FREE Online Enrollment for 2017-18 Now Available!

Online enrollment for next year’s RAD, the DEN and Homework Clubs is now available! If you think your child might use RAD, the DEN or the Homework Clubs even once during the 2017-18 school year, we encourage you to fill out an online form today so we can plan staff and activities and so you can make your back-to-school experience less hectic!

However, be assured, there is no deadline for signing up and no penalty for not attending. These will remain drop-in programs; you can fill out a form the day of any attendance.