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. Read More »

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. Read More »

Homework Clubs

Homework Clubs

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

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. Read More »

The Theatre Experience

The Theatre Experience

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

Thank You

Thank You

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

 

Wilmette Optimist Club sponsors YC Variety Show

The Wilmette Optimist Club awarded Youth Connection a $2,000 grant as part of its ongoing commitment to “bringing out the best in kids.” Youth Connection is honored to be recognized by this long-standing pillar of the Wilmette community and plans to use the funds to present the 2017-2018 Highcrest Middle School Variety Show.

Please support The Wilmette Optimist Club and its generous funding of Youth Connection and other youth-focused organizations by attending or helping to sponsor its summer golf outing which benefits Haven Youth & Family Services.

Wilmette Optimist Club Golf Outing
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
1:30pm Shotgun Start
Wilmette Golf Club
3900 Fairway Drive, Wilmette

Player Entry Form
Fundraiser Hole & Event Sponsor Information

FREE Online Enrollment for 2017-18 Now Available!

Free, 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.