RAD

Recreational Academic Development More »

The DEN

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 »

HOPE

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 »

Thank You

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 »

 

FREE Online Enrollment for 2016-17 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 2016-17 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.

RAD Open M-F through June 3!

Based on response to Youth Connection’s Spring Appeal, RAD will remain open Monday-Friday through June 3. THANK YOU to the many families who have generously donated and shown their support of this popular program. We are still accepting donations! Youth Connection has many exciting things planned for next year’s 5th-8th graders and your immediate support will help us prepare a rich, engaging calendar of activities.

If you haven’t donated, please consider doing so today.

Domino’s Pizza Night! May 18

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Domino’s Pizza is helping Youth Connection raise money all year long! Funds raised will be used to pay for Youth Connection after-school programs at both Highcrest and WJHS, including RAD, the DEN, and the Homework Clubs.