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Posted on: June 1, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Niles Teen Center- Week of June 4

Please find below information on events and activities taking place at or with the Niles Teen Center in the next couple of weeks.

Summer Hours of 2:00-6:00 pm- begins on Tuesday June 5.

During the summer, the Teen Center will now be open from 2:00-6:00 pm through Friday, August 17.


Game Tournament- Wed. June 6- Dome Hockey - 4:30-5:30 pm
Most Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m., the Teen Center staff will set up tournaments for video games and table games like Foosball, Air Hockey, Darts, NBA2K16 or Call of Duty 3. Prizes may be awarded to winners.


Craft Project- Thursday June 7- Rice Krispie Treats- 4:00-5:00 pm

Join Jamie in cooking a great snack with cereal and marshmallows.  Yummy!!



2nd Annual “TC Late Night Party”- $10- Deadline is Thurs. June 7

Come to Golf Mill Shopping Center for our 2nd Annual “TC Late Night Party.”  This will be one night you will never forget.  Scheduled activities will include pizza by Cici’s and beverages by Coca-Cola, a movie, organized games and tournament, DIY crafts, lots of hang-out time and unstructured activities.  This event will be supervised by staff and volunteers from the Niles Teen Center and sponsored by Golf Mill Shopping Center.

“TC Late Night Party” is open to Teen Center members only.  You must be a TC member by Thursday, June 7.  You must turn in a Teen Trip form and money at the time of sign-up to guarantee your spot.   Space is limited to 75 teens; sign up now!!!

Place: Niles Teen Center                  

Cost: $10

Date: Sunday, June 10

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. - no entry after 6:30 p.m.

All teens are expected to be signed in and signed out by the adult that is providing transportation.
You may not walk home after the event.  You must be picked up by an adult.

Registration Deadline:  Thursday, June 7


Niles Mini-Golf and Batting Cages- Deadline Friday June 15- $4 

Join Teen Center staff as we travel to the Niles Park District’s Pioneer Park for an afternoon full of fun including 2 games of mini-golf and open batting cages. We may even have time for a game of kick ball in the playing fields. You must be at the Teen Center by 10:45 a.m. The bus will not wait if you’re late. We will be taking the 11:02 p.m. # 411 Niles Free Bus to the park and returning on the 3:10 p.m. bus back to Golf Mill.  Please bring some extra cash for a snack and drinks at the concession stand.

Date: Thursday, June 21

Time: 10:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Cost: $4 each

Min/Max: 5/25

Registration Deadline: Friday, June 15


Teen Programs at the Niles-Maine District Library

Summer Reading Challenge: Reading Take You Everywhere- Fri., June 1 – Sun., Aug. 19- Grades 7-12
Sign up in the Teen Underground to get a reading log and a carabineer key chain. Complete your log and exchange it for a water bottle, plus entry in the weekly and grand prize drawings. No more than 1 log per day, please. Check items off the summer bucket list to include on your reading log. Complete the entire bucket list for a bonus prize. Complete as many logs as you like over the summer for more chances to win!
Grand Prizes: 32” LED SmartTV and 12-Month Loot Crate Subscription

Project Playbill- Grades 7-12
Rehearsals: Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri., June 11-July 6, 1:30-3:00 pm
Performance: Sat., July 7, 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Are you a writer, actor, artist or other creative type? Join Project Playbill to challenge yourself, earn service hours, and have fun! Work with other teens to create and produce an original short play from scratch. Challenge yourself, earn service hours, and have fun! Attendance at every rehearsal is not mandatory, but actors and stage crew must be present for the performance on July 7.

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Follow these simple steps to activate your account

Stop by the Teen Center or call 847-588-6900 to verify your Teen Center account email

Go to  Click Online Registration (left side of page)

Click Login (top right of page)

Click forgot password

Type in the email you verified with the Teen Center

You will be sent an email with a link to reset your password.  Type your password, verify your password and click submit.

Click Login to access your account

Click on My Account

You are now able to enter all Family Account Information

With your online account, you will be able to register and pay online for events and activities like movie night and trips.  However, you will not be able to renew your membership.  Memberships must be renewed in person through the Teen Center office.

Policy and Procedure Manual
Teen Center staff recently developed a policy and procedure manual.  The information included is intended for teens and parents, as well as staff, explaining our standard procedures of operation and explaining behavior expectations and consequences for teen participants.
Parents, please review this document with your teen participant.  Thanks!

ID cards REQUIRED for TC Attendance
Remember, ALL Teens are REQUIRED to have and USE their teen center ID cards to CHECK-IN to the facility.  Any need for a reprinted ID will be $5 each.  If you don’t have your ID, you will create more work for Mark and he will have to manually check you in.  The new MaxGalaxy software does not allow members to bypass the ID scanner, therefore ALL TEENS MUST USE THEIR ID CARDS TO CHECK-IN.  Thanks!


Mark Williams                        
Niles Teen Center Director

Niles Teen Center       
373 Golf Mill Center
Niles, IL 60714
847-588-6900- office

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