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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Magical Storytime with The Great Scott - Monkey Theme Register

This unique program features two magic themed picture books. Enjoy stories from Esphyr Slobodkina and Chris Monroe and watch a huge stuffed monkey vanish into thin air – and refuse to return! Children will get to help entice the monkey’s magical reappearance while everyone watches bananas multiply and a ten-foot-long tree emerge from a paper lunch bag. Lots of audience participation and laughter. Member Family Fee (families of 3 or more children): $25 per family. 

  • Code5143410-3S
  • Age2-7 years
  • LocationThe Community House
  • InstructorThe Great Scott
  • Min/Max10/60
  • TypeYouth General
  • Dates07/17/14 - 07/17/14
  • DayThursday
  • Time11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Member/NonMember Fee$10 / $13

Magical Storytime with The Great Scott - Rain Theme Register

This unique program features two magic themed picture books. Enjoy stories from Audrey Wood and Linda Ashman, and watch rain mysteriously heal a flower and fill a bucket, while the children help fix a shredded umbrella. There will be lots of audience participation and laughter!

  • Code5143410-1
  • Age2-7 years
  • LocationThe Community House
  • InstructorThe Great Scott
  • Min/Max10/60
  • TypeYouth General
  • Dates08/07/14 - 08/07/14
  • DayThursday
  • Time11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Member/NonMember Fee$10 / $13

Bricks 4 Kidz - Shipwrecked Camp Register

Ahoy Mateys! Calling all pirated to join in this LEGO bricks adventure…Your pirate ship has sprung a leak and you are marooned on a desert island. The only way to return home with the treasure is to fight through this extreme weather and build a new ship out of LEGo bricks. Join us on this exciting voyage but don’t get caught by the evil scounrels!

  • Code5143445-3
  • Age5-11 years
  • LocationThe Community House
  • InstructorBricks 4 Kidz
  • Min/Max10/20
  • TypeYouth General
  • Dates07/21/14 - 07/25/14
  • DayMonday-Friday
  • Time10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Member/NonMember Fee$170 / $220

Bricks 4 Kidz - Mining and Crafting Camp Register

Minecrafting is a game about placing blocks to build anything you can imagine. At night monsters come out, make sure to build a shelter before that happens. Experience the world of Mincraft with LEGo bricks in this fun summer camp! Kids will start by crafting their shelters and some of the mobs, critters and tools using LEGO bricks. Students will face new challenges every day, building models and crafting key elements from the popular Mincraft game.

  • Code5143445-4
  • Age5-11 years
  • LocationThe Community House
  • InstructorBricks 4 Kidz
  • Min/Max10/20
  • TypeYouth General
  • Dates08/11/14 - 08/15/14
  • DayMonday-Friday
  • Time10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Member/NonMember Fee$170 / $220

Flag Football Camp Register

Learn football from real athletes who have played football at the collegiate and/or professional level. This high energy noncontact football cammp teaches the fundamentals of the sport including passing, receiving, blocking, routes, and more. Classes will also include scrimmages and occasional guest speakers from current and former NFL and college teams. Age divisions will be seperated at camp. 

  • Code5343233-1
  • Age7-11 years
  • LocationThe Community House
  • InstructorOn The Go Sports
  • Min/Max10/50
  • TypeYouth Athletics
  • Dates06/23/14 - 06/27/14
  • DayMonday-Friday
  • Time10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Member/NonMember Fee$195 / $230

Quarterback and Wide Receiver Elite Skills Camp Register

This camp is intended for those whom desire a focused learning experience in the position of QB and WR. OTG Sports will focus on the develpoment of the QB and WR skill set within a positive and encouraging environment. Players will be challenged, supported and stimulated in a fun atmosphere at home their skills and ability. Areas of concentration include: defensive reads, basic football IQ, developing explosive outs, leadership qualities.

  • Code5343233-2
  • Age8-14 years
  • LocationThe Community House, Robbins Park
  • InstructorOn The Go Sports
  • Min/Max15/50
  • TypeYouth Athletics
  • Dates08/04/14 - 08/08/14
  • DayMonday-Friday
  • Time10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Member/NonMember Fee$195 / $230

Summer Trips: Miniature Golf Register

Take a trip with your friends to the number 1 minature golf course in Chicago, Wilderness Falls! Play across a 35′ waterfall and through Big Foot’s Cave on the Bear Course; or tackle the Eagle Course, which takes you to new heights, as you can climb to the top of the 40′ mountain! When you are done golfing, take a turn in the batting cages and see if you can hit that fast pitch. *Please bring money for lunch.

  • Code5543411-5
  • Age10-16 years
  • LocationThe Community House
  • InstructorThe Community House Staff
  • Min/Max8/28
  • TypeYouth Trips
  • Dates - 07/10/14
  • DayThursday
  • Time10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Member/NonMember Fee$20 / $30

Summer Trips: Raging Waves Waterpark Register

Grab your friends and have a blast at Illinois’ largest waterpark! Ranked as Illinois’ top summer destination by USA Today; Raging Waves has boomerang, cyclone, speed, tube rids, a lazy river, wave pool and much more! *Please bring money for lunch. 

  • Code5543411-8
  • Age10-16 years
  • LocationThe Community House
  • InstructorThe Community House Staff
  • Min/Max10/28
  • TypeYouth Trips
  • Dates07/31/14 - 07/31/14
  • DayThursday
  • Time9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Member/NonMember Fee$50 / $65

Summer Trips: Dave and Buster's Register

Gather your friends and go head to head at Dave and Buster’s/ The entertainment attractions offer numerous electronic, skill and sports-oriented games. Whether you’re into shooting zombies, racing cars in the arcade or shooing hoops; Dave and Buster’s is sure to be a great time. *Price includes $10 game card and lunch. Bring money for extra gaming points. 

  • Code5543411-9
  • Age10-15 years
  • LocationThe Community House
  • InstructorThe Community House Staff
  • Min/Max6/20
  • TypeYouth Trips
  • Dates08/05/14 - 08/05/14
  • DayTuesday
  • Time11:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Member/NonMember Fee$34 / $50

Summer Trips: Centennial Beach Register

Swim to your favorite music played courtesy of Naperville’s radio station 95.9 The River. Great music, games and giveaways will make for lots of swimming fun. Whether you want to make a splash jumping off the diving board, swim with friends, or lay out on the beach – Centennial has it all! *Please bring money for food. 

  • Code5543411-10
  • Age10-16 years
  • LocationThe Community House
  • InstructorThe Community House Staff
  • Min/Max6/20
  • TypeYouth Trips
  • Dates08/14/14 - 08/14/14
  • DayThursday
  • Time4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Member/NonMember Fee$20 / $30

Summer Trips: NBC 5 Tour! Register

A behind the scenes tour of NBC Chicago with NBC 5 anchor/reporter Dick Johnson as our guide. See what it takes to get the news on the air every day! The tour will run 11am-12pm with a live newscast we will grab lunch before returning to The Community House.

  • Code5543411-11
  • Age12-14 years
  • LocationThe Community House
  • InstructorThe Community House Staff
  • Min/Max6/13
  • TypeYouth Trips
  • Dates08/18/14 - 08/18/14
  • DayMonday
  • Time9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Member/NonMember Fee$25 / $35