discovering talents and enhancing skills
At the Community House, we encourage children to participate in age-appropriate activities. We offer seasonal camps, stimulating classes, fine and performing arts programs, and many types of sports and physical activities — all geared to those ages 4 to 12. Let your children discover their abilities, learn teamwork skills and express their creativity in an inclusive, accepting environment.
Chess-Ed, provider of Chess at Crow Island, Greeley, and Skokie Middle School will provide this unique, exciting, and dynamic chess instruction which lifts each student to a new level of expertise. Each week students will enjoy an engaging lesson with supervised time to play with classmates. Students will grow their knowledge of the game - from the basics through opening theory, middle game tactics, and end game combinations. Playing chess increases IQ performance, improves memory, uses analytical and critical thinking skills, teaches problem-solving, responsibility, sportsmanship, social skills, and more. The chess program is open to all students K-5 of all playing levels.
Noggin Builders S.T.E.M. Explorers
NEW EXPERIMENTS! Hands-on science specifically designed for preschoolers! Project examples include: experiment with surface tension, explore animal habitats, create chemical reactions, and test the strength of wind power. These explorations, hands-on science activities, and games will build creative problem-solving skills through preschoolers’ natural curiosity about the world around them.
Extraordinary Kids Adventures
Extraordinary Kids Adventures explores life and the "animal" world around us in a special way. Emphasizing the "why's" and how curiosity and kindness of people make our world a better place through art, science, and S.T.E.M.
Great Artists & Me
Join us as we take an educational adventure that emphasizes fun and creativity and learn about art! We will explore some of the most famous artists and what techniques and perspectives made their work masterpieces. Learning how to see things in new ways can enhance our life!
Creative Cooking & Baking Camp
We will cook our own lunch comprising three dishes and a drink from Italy. At the table, we will learn how to eat the food we made properly using proper etiquette.
Ballet at Community House has been a staple program for generations. Teaching and training the fundamentals of dance to students young and old the Community House is the perfect place to begin your Ballet journey.