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Fun in the Summer

Summer is a great time to relax, make some money, spend time with friends, play sports or read your favorite book.  Opportunities throughout Chicagoland are available for our residents.   Look here to learn about staying active in the summer.

Summer Computer Training Program for Housing Authority Youth (Ages 14-19)

The 6-week training program will help you learn about kick-starting a career in the world of computers while earning CompTIA A+ and OSHA 10-hour Safety certifications. This opportunity is only available to youth in Housing Authority households.

Due to high demand, registration has now closed for this opportunity. Make sure to check back in Summer 2020 for next year’s registration.

Fun In The Sun Summer Camps

Registration for 2019 Summer Camps in the South Suburbs is officially open!

Click the links below to learn more about your child’s options –

Lan-Oak Park District

Chicago Heights Park District

Calumet Memorial Park District

 

Summer Youth Employment at the Forest Preserve

Gain hands-on experience by working in the Forest Preserves. Learn about environmental careers & earn over $1000 in the summer of 2020. Check here in April for the 2020 application link, updated deadlines and employment dates.

The Jones Center After School Program

For over 100 years, the Jones Center has provided welcoming and safe programs serving youth ages 5-17 in the Chicago Heights area. Click the flyer to learn more about great after school activities  and summer camp programs.

Baseball for kids

Little League in Ford Heights is an active way for kids to have fun and play baseball all summer. Each spring, you can learn more here about scholarships available for Housing Authority residents and voucher holders.

Please check here in March for Summer 2019 information

Robbins Community Help Agency

Since 1999, the Robbins Community Help Agency, Inc. has strived to continually strengthen the community through youth, adult, senior, and community programs.

Robbins Community Help Agency, Inc. operates within the Robbins Community Center (RCC) establishing programs and services that make Robbins Community Center a hub for community involvement and youth engagement.

Click the link below to learn more about fun summer camp free for Housing Authority residents. Camp for ages 6-13 will include sports, arts & crafts, field trips & more.

Please check here in April for Summer 2019 information

Kids @ College - Summer Classes (K-6)

Prairie State College offers weekly programs to enhance the problem solving skills of your curious explorers (grades K-6), using fun, hands-on, STEAM based activities.

Please check here in March for Summer 2019 information

Forest Preserves of Cook County

Our Forest Preserves have recreation options for the whole family, for every season. Check out the link below for more information.

Evanston Services

The City of Evanston provides a tremendous amount of social service programs and other supportive services for its residents. Click the link below to learn more about summer camp options.