This free program aims to ensure children residing in Elgin Township mature into responsible citizens by creating a positive environment for youths to make informed and responsible decisions while challenging and supporting the development of life skills. Participants can expect to engage in the following type of activities if they so choose:
Life skills lessons
Substance abuse prevention
Dinner is included
Ages: 9 - 17
Hosted at Kimball Middle School, 451 N. McLean Blvd., Elgin
Elementary school children are welcome Monday and Wednesday each week from 4 - 9 p.m.
Middle school children and older are welcome Tuesday and Thursday each week from 4-9 p.m.
There are field trips every Friday.
During the School Year
Family oriented events occur when school is in recess, not limited to spring break, Thanksgiving and the Christmas holiday season. Prior to an event, information is mailed to registered Kids United participants. At that time, families will be advised as to the type of event, location, date and time.
During the Summer Months
In cooperation with the Boys and Girls Club, Side Street Art Studio, Gail Borden Library, the Elgin Township, Northern Illinois Food Bank and School District U-46, this program continues through the summer months, beginning June and running through August. Registration is required prior to participation; there is no cost for this service. On-site registration is available.