Kids United

This free program aims to ensure children residing in Elgin Township mature into responsible citizens by creating a positive environment for youths to make informed and responsible decisions while challenging and supporting the development of life skills. Participants can expect to engage in the following type of activities if they so choose:

  • Art
  • Basketball
  • Cooking
  • Dodgeball
  • Floor hockey
  • Life skills lessons
  • Movies
  • Soccer
  • Substance abuse prevention
  • Swimming
  • Dinner is included

2020 Information (subject to change) 

June 22- July 31

Ages: 4th graders through age 17

4th - 6th graders are welcome Monday and Wednesday each week from 3:30-7:30 p.m.

7th graders - 17-year-olds are welcome Tuesday and Thursday each week from 3:30 - 7:30 p.m.

During the School Year

Pre-registration is open from May 4-31 at kidsunited.jumbula.com

Family oriented events occur when school is in recess, not limited to spring break, Thanksgiving and the Christmas holiday season. Prior to an event, information is mailed to registered Kids United participants. At that time, families will be advised as to the type of event, location, date and time.

During the Summer Months

In cooperation with the Boys and Girls Club, Side Street Art Studio, Gail Borden Library, the Elgin Township, Northern Illinois Food Bank and School District U-46, this program continues through the summer months, beginning June and running through August. Registration is required prior to participation; there is no cost for this service. On-site registration is available.