Recreational Academic Development More »


A supervised after-school meeting place where 7th and 8th graders visit with friends, read, play games, work on service projects, enjoy snacks, and listen to music. More »

Homework Clubs

The Homework Clubs offer a quiet place where students can work on assignments, discuss group projects, and use the LMC’s computers and library resources. More »


Helping Others a Personal Experience: community service programs designed to give our youth the opportunity to support the work of local social service agencies and put their idealism to work in a way that is meaningful to them and to their community. More »

The Theatre Experience

The YC Theatre Experience at Highcrest and Wilmette Junior High are highly regarded – and popular – theatrical productions. that give a large cast of 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade youth an opportunity to display their talents in professionally directed stage productions. More »


The Second Annual Wilmette Pub Crawl on April 24th

The Wilmette Pub Crawl will be held in downtown Wilmette on Thursday, April 24th from 7pm to midnight. Pre-sale wristbands are $15 donation per person or 2 for $25 donation.

Beer mugWith your wristband, you will receive discounts on drinks and food throughout the night and a free beer mug! Participating businesses include Depot Nuevo, Nick’s Bar & Grill, The Avenue, Gilson’s, The Bottle Shop, and Rock House.

Proceeds will support Youth Connection and Warming House Youth Center. To purchase a wristband, go to www.wilmettepubcrawl.com.

Spring Fling on Friday, May 9th @ 27 Live in Evanston

2014 spring flingYouth Connection invites you to a night of great music and great food to support all the amazing opportunities Youth Connection provides for our kids.

Scheduled to appear: Battle of the Bands very own Pink Lightning and Maiden America as well as The T-Byrdz and Louis Zagoras.

Tickets are $75.00 each and include heavy appetizers, beverages, and live entertainment. Open bar of selected wines and beers from 7-9pm. All other beverages available for purchase. The fun starts at 7pm.

Buy your tickets below.

If you can’t attend but would like to help Youth Connection support our after-school programs, please use the “Donate” box in the right sidebar.

Spring Fling 2014

Date & Time Ticket Type Price Quantity  
May 9, 2014 7:00 am Spr Fling $75.00