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

2018 Information

June 6 - August 7

Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 - 12 year-olds from 4 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 13-17 year-olds from 4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Fridays are field trips

Abbott Middle School
949 Van St., Elgin IL 60123

Registration is available at the Summer Kick-off Event at Festival Park on June 2 from 6-8:30 p.m.

Register in person with a parent or guardian at Kids United during posted hours.

During the School Year

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 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.

Location: Abbott Middle School, 949 Van St., Elgin

Ages: 9-12  Days: Monday and Wednesday  Time: 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Ages: 13-17 Days: Tuesday and Thursday  Time: 4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Fridays are reserved for field trips. Field trip information is provided on site.