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 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 2019. Check here in April for the 2019 application link, updated deadlines and employment dates.

Fun In The Sun Summer Camps

The Chicago Heights Park District provides quality recreation programs, facilities and parks that allow Chicago Heights residents to get out and play.  Click the flyer to learn about all of the activities, including basketball, swimming, baseball, soccer and more.

Please check here in April for Summer 2019 information

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.