SPRING HAS SPRUNG
5K FUN RUN/WALK
CENTRAL SCHOOL UPPER FIELD
SUNDAY, APRIL 16TH
CHECK IN 7:30AM- RACE BEGINS 8:00AM
Spring has sprung and IT"S TIME TO RUN! Join us for this scenic run/walk around Glencoe! Put al little spring in your step! $15 per person advance registration
OPEN TO ALL!
REGISTER BY MARCH 16TH TO BE GUARANTEED A RACE T-SHIRT
TEEN POETRY SLAM
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19TH
Join us for a night of spoken word and unspoken awesomeness. Bring an entourage, folks hungry to fill their minds with verbal art. And there will be tasty vegan pastries available for purchase to fill stomachs along with a great selection of teas. If you would like to perform, please sign up at the following link. Performers can share original work or cover their favorite poem. There is a 5 minute limit per open mic participant. Professional audience members are also highly encouraged. Email Michelle at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
EARTH DAY FESTIVAL OF BANDS SATURDAY, APRIL 22ND
MADAME ZUZU'S TEAHOUSE IN H.P.
LET'S FEEL THE EARTH MOVE UNDER OUR FEET as we celebrate Mother Nature with a Festival of the Bands on Earth Day! This is our third student band showcase and the talent just keeps getting better and better! Join us for great food, good fun for the entire family and of course amazing music by our very own North Shore teens! This event sold out in January so get your tickets FAST! For more information or if you know of a band interested in performing please reach out to Michelle at email@example.com
SPECIAL SERVICE SUNDAY-
Wildly Creative: A Workshop of Animal Themed Service Projects
SUNDAY, APRIL 23RD
GYS FIELD HOUSE-680 GREENWOOD
Join Glencoe Youth Services as we partner with Am Shalom for a special animal themed afternoon of service projects! We will be making toilet paper roll parrot toys, blankets for bunnies, snuffle mats for dogs, kitty braided fleece toys, DIY Rabbit toys and more...ALL benefitting animals in shelters and rehab facilities! Plus.. special furry friend visitors! Registration is limited to 40 participants.
GYS is located next to Central School tennis courts (between Central School and the baseball field).
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
Glencoe Youth Services GYS provides recreational, educational. social service, and leadership opportunities, in a safe and supportive environment to high school and middle school age youth living in New Trier Township.
GYS is a 501(c)3 non-profit and relies entirely on the generosity of civic and corporate donors for its financial support
Open weekdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., teens are welcome to drop in voluntarily to enjoy recreational and educational opportunities. We offer a safe space for young people to relax, grow, make friends, join a leadership board and more. Every year, hundreds of youth enjoy this nurturing, convenient, and fun environment. Our programs are always guided by trained professional staff who facilitate meaningful connections among all youth.
Glencoe Youth Services relies on the volunteer work from good people like you! Whether your talent is cooking, helping with homework, sewing, sports, photography, cartooning, drawing or helping young people or people with special needs discover and explore different cultures, we invite you to share your interests with our GYS community. Become a Board Member, we are always seeing new members! To learn more or to volunteer, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Become a Volunteer
Youth Leadership Board
Interested in giving back to GYS and gaining valuable leadership experience? Our Youth Leadership Board mission is to empower adolescents to become more active community members and leaders, while also giving them opportunities to develop confidence in their own talents and skills. Please email email@example.com if you would like to learn more.
Want to Help?
Donations are a great way to help the GYS provide our participants with educational programs, technology, and more. Your donation can be easily made via PayPal. We thank you for support!
(Please select GYS or SNAP in the drop down menu)
SNAP (Special Needs Adult Pals)
SNAP meets on Tuesday evenings from 6 to 9 PM in the Glencoe Youth Services (GYS) building. Every week starts with a warm, healthy dinner provided by generous donors (including religious organizations, non-profits, and individual families). At the beginning of every month, the group votes on programming for each Tuesday of the month.
Popular activities include: Bingo, Karaoke, Uno, and movies. Once a month, we have a special guest speaker come in and teach topics such as healthy eating, available community resources, and more! We also do community outings to movie theatres, restaurants, arcades and more!
SNAP Contact Info
680 Greenwood Ave.
Glencoe, IL 60022
Glencoe Youth Services Contact Info
680 Greenwood Ave
Glencoe, IL 60022
Monday - Friday 3pm-6pm
Special Programming Saturdays and Sundays