Youth Programming

Youth Programming

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The Community House was founded by members of the community who recognized the importance and impact a comprehensive, high quality, community recreation plan has on improving the quality of life of residents.  We continue to offer a wide array of programming for all ages and interests, regardless of participant’s address.

We feature all the best in programming you expect for your kids; sports camps and leagues, day camps, after school programming, theatrical opportunities, and educational and social opportunities.  We also offer unique and innovative programming to help kids grow and learn like fencing, sign language, dance/yoga classes, song writing, improv and so much more.  If you don’t see something your looking for, Email Us!

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The Community House Flag Football LeagueRegister

Get the total football experience without the contact. Flag football is a sport where the emphasis is good speed, agility, teamwork, and precision. It is the perfect forum for players who love playing football, are just starting out or do not want to get into pads just yet. A limited number of spots are available for each grade division. *Late registration will be taken upon availability.Once teams are made, late registrants will be placed on a team that needs players. The Recreation Supervisor will determine team selection. Team placement requests are not guaranteed. All efforts will be made to place players with schoolmates, however, it is not guaranteed. Volunteer coaches are needed at all grade levels. Please sign up for coaching at the front desk or call the Recreation Supervisor at ext. 237 for more information. Coaches are responsible for picking their practice location and time. All games are played at Robbins Park. Age Divisions may be combined based on the number of kids signed up.

  • Code5143230-1-6
  • Age7-13 years
  • LocationThe Community House
  • InstructorThe Community House
  • Min/Max78/100
  • TypeYouth Athletics
  • Dates09/05/15 - 10/24/15
  • DaySaturday
  • Time8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Member/NonMember Fee$115 / $135

American Red Cross Babysitter's CertificationRegister

Get the knowledge, skill and confidence you need to care for infants and school-age children. This training will help participants develop skills in leadership and professionalism; safety and safe play; and first aid. The course will combine video, activities, hands-on skills training and discussion for a complete learning experience. Please bring a sack lunch.

  • Code5543410-1
  • Age11-15 years
  • LocationThe Community House
  • InstructorThe Community House Staff
  • Min/Max7/14
  • TypeYouth General
  • Dates11/02/15 - 11/02/15
  • DayMonday
  • Time10:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Member/NonMember Fee$70 / $90

Intro to Fashion Design and Apparel ManufacturingRegister

Do you think you could be a fashion designer? This workshop is for fashionistas and entrepreneurial spirited teens who are interested in the Fashion Industry, excited to learn what a day in the life of a real fashion designer looks like, or dream about launching their own line or product. You will learn about mood boards, identifying your target customer, sketching and line sheets, patterns, sample making, and getting your product into production. You will make a mood board of your ideas, be given sewing and pattern making information and the Steps to Production. Aspiring designers will also receive hand out lists of manufacturers and suppliers in Chicago, NY. and LA. and lists of accredited Fashion Schools across the country.

  • Code5143207-4
  • Age14-18 years
  • LocationThe Community House
  • InstructorFashion Designer & Entrepreneur: Denise Belyea
  • Min/Max6/14
  • TypeSummer Camps
  • Dates10/03/15 - 10/03/15
  • DaySaturday
  • Time10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Member/NonMember Fee$198 / $215

Intro to Fashion Design and Apparel ManufacturingRegister

Do you think you could be a fashion designer? This workshop is for fashionistas and entrepreneurial spirited teens who are interested in the Fashion Industry, excited to learn what a day in the life of a real fashion designer looks like, or dream about launching their own line or product. You will learn about mood boards, identifying your target customer, sketching and line sheets, patterns, sample making, and getting your product into production. You will make a mood board of your ideas, be given sewing and pattern making information and the Steps to Production. Aspiring designers will also receive hand out lists of manufacturers and suppliers in Chicago, NY. and LA. and lists of accredited Fashion Schools across the country.

  • Code5143207-5
  • Age12-18 years
  • LocationThe Community House
  • InstructorFashion Designer & Entrepreneur Designer: Denise Belyea
  • Min/Max6/14
  • TypeYouth General
  • Dates11/14/15 - 11/14/15
  • DaySaturday
  • Time10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Member/NonMember Fee$198 / $215

Private Music LessonsRegister

Michael Plantan is a graduate of the American Conservatory of Music. Michael has performed as a soloist and many ensembles throughout the Chicago area for over 25 years. His solo performances include: local concerts, festivals, corporate events, private parties and he has performed with various symphonies. Join Mike for private music lessons. Mike has been teaching lessons in Hinsdale for over 25 years. These lessons are for beginner or advanced participants in Bass Guitar, Guitar and Ukulele. Each session is 30 minutes long and one on one with Mike himself. Lessons are customized to fit your schedule because you select your time slot. Please note: The lesson time you select is considered a tentative selection until you receive notification from The Community House staff via telephone to confirm the lesson time.

  • Code5143470-1
  • Age6-12 years
  • LocationThe Community House
  • InstructorMike Plantan
  • Min/Max1/1
  • TypeYouth General
  • Dates10/05/15 - 12/14/15
  • DayMonday
  • Time3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Member/NonMember Fee$326 / $350

Private Music LessonsRegister

Michael Plantan is a graduate of the American Conservatory of Music. Michael has performed as a soloist and many ensembles throughout the Chicago area for over 25 years. His solo performances include: local concerts, festivals, corporate events, private parties and he has performed with various symphonies. Join Mike for private music lessons. Mike has been teaching lessons in Hinsdale for over 25 years. These lessons are for beginner or advanced participants in Bass Guitar, Guitar and Ukulele. Each session is 30 minutes long and one on one with Mike himself. Lessons are customized to fit your schedule because you select your time slot. Please note: The lesson time you select is considered a tentative selection until you receive notification from The Community House staff via telephone to confirm the lesson time.

  • Code5143470-2
  • Age6-12 years
  • LocationThe Community House
  • InstructorMike Plantan
  • Min/Max1/1
  • TypeYouth General
  • Dates10/07/15 - 12/16/15
  • DayWednesday
  • Time3:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Member/NonMember Fee$326 / $350