Tween & Teen Programs

Feed My Starving Children Trip in Schaumburg

Ages 12-17 years
Feed My Starving Children is a non-profit organization dedicated to feeding malnourished children around the world in over 70 countries. Participants will hand-package rice, soy, dried vegetables and a nutritionally complete blend of vitamins and minerals into bags which are then sealed, boxed and shipped to Feed My Starving Children partners working hard to reach
the neediest children around the world. This is a great opportunity for junior high and high school students in need of community service hours. Please bring money for lunch and community service forms.

Location: Arrowhead Community Center
Res/Nonres: $10/$13
Min/Max: 6/11

Date Day Time Deadline
Nov 20 TU 8:00 AM-1:30 PM Nov 17


Cache Creek Animal Rescue

Ages 12-17 years
Cache Creek Animal Rescue is a nonprofit, no-kill organization. Participants will help shelter staff with shelter chores, grooming, walking and interaction will the animals.This is a great opportunity for those in need of service hours or who just enjoy interacting with dogs and cats. An additional wavier will need to be signed for this trip.

Location: Arrowhead Community Center
Res/Nonres: $10/$13
Min/Max: 4/9

Date Day Time Deadline
Sept 19 W 12:00 PM-4:00 PM Sept 17


Monster Bash

Grades 5th-8th
It’s an experiment gone wrong and now the place is crawling with Frankenstein’s Monsters! Grab your friends for a frightening fun night and join us for this terrifying backlight event. We’ll have a costume contest, DJ, games, snacks and more! It’s encouraged that all participants wear a costume or something that will glow under the fluorescent lights. Preregistration is encouraged but not required for this event.

Location: Skateland Recreation Center
Fee: Before October 24: $15
At the door: $20

Date Day Time
Oct 27 SA 6:00-9:00 PM


Fall Kayaking

Ages 12 years & up
Are you missing the summer fun? Then join us for a fun filled day outside while we kayak with Kayak Morris! Participants will go through a 1-hour safety lesson before kayaking. After the lesson, we will take a 2-hour guided tour on the Illinois River and have lunch in the park. After lunch we’ll go on a short hike. Please bring a sack lunch, sunscreen, bug spray, and swimming suit/towel. Additional waiver is required for this trip.

Res/Nonres: $55/$65

Date Day Time Deadline
Sept 22 SA 9:00 AM-2:00 PM Sept 17


Haunted Corn Maze

Ages 13 years & up
At dusk at the Jonamac Orchard Corn Maze becomes inhabited with spooks and surprises! After we survive the graveyard, we’ll catch a hayride and pick our own pumpkins from pumpkin patch. Bring extra money if you’d like to purchase snacks. Flashlights will not be allowed in the Haunted Corn Maze, only glow sticks or pen lights.

Depart Location: Arrowhead Community Center
Res/Nonres: $32/$35

Date Day Time Deadline
Oct 19 F 5:00-9:00 PM Oct 17



Interested in volunteering at Park District events or programs?

Are you looking for service hours for a school club or church group? The Channahon Park District offers a variety of volunteer opportunities for Junior High and High School Students year round. To find out more information on how you can get involved, contact the Park District at 815-467-7275.