Programs

Youth Connection Programs at Highcrest Middle School

  • RAD is a free, supervised, after-school program where 5th and 6th graders can do homework, socialize with friends, and play games. RAD takes place in the Highcrest cafeteria, Monday-Friday, 3:35-6:00pm.
  • Homework Club, where students can work on individual homework assignments or on group projects, takes place Monday-Thursday, 3:40-4:40pm, in the Library Media Center.
  • The Youth Connection Theatre Experience provides the opportunity to work on a live theatre performance for students who are interested in writing, performing or the technical aspects of theatre
  • Variety Show

Youth Connection Programs at Wilmette Junior High School

  • The DEN is a free, supervised, after school program where 7th and 8th graders can do homework, socialize with friends, and play games. The DEN takes place in the WJHS Commons, Monday-Friday, 3:10-5:00pm.
  • Homework Club takes place Monday-Thursday, 3:10-4:10 pm, in the Library Media Center. An adult coordinator is available to assist.
  • Art Club meets in the art room on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:10-4:10 pm. Students can attend any time once they register online. A small fee is charged each semester.
  • The Youth Connection Theatre Experience provides the opportunity to work on a live theatre performance for students who are interested in writing, performing or the technical aspects of theatre
  • Battle of the Bands is an annual event where student bands and individual performers can showcase their talents for family and friends in the WJHS auditorium.