Every day children participate in a wide range of activities at the West Cook County Youth Club. During the school year, members are required to finish homework before starting an activity.
Our programs are based on five core areas:
Health and Life Skills
Character and Leadership Development
Sports, Fitness and Recreation
Education and Career Development
The West Cook County Youth Club provides programs that impact the daily development of our youth.
ALL STARS engages Club members 6-18 in football, basketball, cheerleading and dancing.
ARTS & CRAFTS
Members get to unleash their creative minds and experience different and unique arts & crafts projects they’re sure to bring home from centuries old leather stamping, messy finger painting, paper mache, and much more!
Our Hawks Basketball program teaches our members about sportsmanship while encouraging physical fitness.
CareerLaunch prepares teens for the world of careers and work. Through CareerLaunch, Club teens 13-18 years old embark on a journey to explore possible vocations, make sound educational decisions and find success in the world of work.
Club Tech is an ambitious, multi-year initiative aimed at building Member’s computer skills and integrating technology in all Core Program Areas.Club Tech helps our Clubs incorporate technology in every aspect of their operation. Most importantly, young people develop the technology skills necessary to succeed in school and the job market.
DIY STEM is a hands-on, activity-based STEM curriculum which connects youth to science themes they encounter regularly.
Healthy Habits emphasizes good nutrition, regular physical activity and improved overall well-being
POWER HOUR/HOMEWORK CLUB
Providing homework help and tutoring and encouraging members to become self-directed learners.
An incentive based homework program providing Club members from grades K-12th with homework help and tutoring on school subjects, have access to the use of computers for homework as needed, and encouraged to complete their daily assignments. Power Hour encourages members to become self-directed learners.
A program for members K-12th grades that promotes fitness through fun, engaging & competitive intramural sports & recreational activities that also emphasizes teamwork and sportsmanship. Organized team events often include challenges with Youth Club staff.