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 »
Youth Connection would like to thank Northshore Community Bank, the Wilmette Harbor Rotary Club and the Womans Club of Wilmette for their generous sponsorship of our 2015-16 programming. More »
Since 1988, Youth Connection has been committed to providing after school programs at low or no cost to Wilmette’s 5th to 8th graders. We know connected, engaged youth are vital to our community, and our programs encourage them to participate, learn and have fun in inclusive, accepting programs.
This year, more than 28% of Highcrest students and more than 55% of WJHS students participated in a Youth Connection program.
VocaliD Voicebank Service Project
Join Youth Connection to help us share the gift of voice!
Youth Connection will be hosting a Voice Drive from October 4, 2016 through May 26, 2017 to help provide people of all ages who use a machine to speak for them a unique and individual voice. We have set up our Voice Drive with VocaliD.
Here are some important dates for Youth Connection events and activities. More information about each will be published on this site.
RAD: starts August 29th
The DEN: starts August 29th
HMS Homework Club: starts September 6th
WJHS Homework Club: starts September 6th