The Park District offers a variety of teen programs, events, and trips throughout the year. Get experience as a Counselor in Training that will help you land your first job, become a certified Safe Sitter, or have a blast this summer at our Teen Scene Summer Camp. We have something for everyone! Suggest a new program idea for next season.
Meet the other gamers in Oak Park. Explore the history and future of video games with our huge collection of consoles and video games.
Saturday, March 9th: 2:15-4:15PM (Fox Center)
Explore dungeons, battle monsters, find treasure! D&D Adventures will teach the ins and outs of tabletop role playing. Create characters, learn the rules and embark on an adventure that will fill the day with adventure and imagination.
Saturday, February 16th: 12:00-3:30PM (Fox Center)
Saturday, March 16th: 12:00-3:30PM (Fox Center)
Teen/Middle School Ceramics
What a fun way to spend an afternoon....with friends...jamming to music while making art! Sign up to take this ceramics class where you will get creative with the wheel and hand-building techniques to fashion anything from a jewerly box to a pencil holder to a coffee mug!
Saturdays, February 16th - March 23: 10:00 AM - 12:00PM (Dole Center)
Featuring Updated Curriculum from Safe Sitter Inc.! Safe Sitter prepares students to be safe when they're home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who is choking, and helpful information like what do to if there is severe weather. The lessons are filled with fun activities and role-playing exercises. A pizza lunch is included! Safe Sitter Coure Content Includes:
Safety Skills: Students learn how to prevent unsafe situations and what to do when faced with dangers such as power failures or weather emergencies.
Child Care Skills: Students learn tips to manage behavior that will help them stay in control of themselves and the children in their care. Students also learn the ages and stages of child development, as well as practice diapering.
Life & Business Skills: The ability to screen jobs, discuss fees, and greet employers will set students up for success now and in the future. Students practice these skills through various role plays.
Safe Sitter Classes:
Saturday, February 16th: 9:30AM-3:00PM (Carroll Center)
Saturday, March 16th: 9:30AM-3:00PM (Carroll Center)