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Anderson Arts Center CREATIVE CLASSES

  • Part of the Kemper Center campus, offers classes in art, music and dance for all ages, all year round!
  • Art Gallery and Gift Shop OPEN for free admission, Tuesdays-Sundays 1 to 4 p.m. Call ahead for schedule.
  • Location: 6603 3rd Avenue, Kenosha. Telephone: 262-653-0481, Website: andersonartscenter.com
  • Latest Updates & Special Events Information found on Anderson’s Facebook page.

Before and After School Program at RecPlex

  • The RecPlex Before and After School Program provides transportation to and from school, as well as wide variety of activities for children to do before and after school including: gym games, outdoor play, swimming, arts and crafts and more!. The RecPlex also provides mid-day pick up for children attending K4 classes for only half the day.

  • Information flier (PDF)


Beyond College: Spring Break College Tour


Bright by Text

  • Bright by Text sends free activities, games, and resources right to your cell phone. Messages are targeted to your child’s age and include information on child development, language and early literacy, health and safety, behavioral tips, and more!
  • Bright by Text is for anyone who cares for and loves a child between the ages of 0 and 8 - parents, grandparents, babysitters, aunties, uncles, neighbors, friends, teachers, and more.
  • Sign up for Bright by Text

Camp Invention - June 15-19

  • Camp Invention is for children entering grades K-6th.
  • Location: Antioch CCSD 34 - TBD 850 Highview Dr, Antioch, IL 60002
  • Date: June 15 - 19, 2020
  • Time & Cost: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM | $235 (before discount)
  • Camp Invention information flier (PDF)

Carthage Baseball Winter Hitting Camp - Dec. 7 - Feb. 16

  • Carthage College Baseball is offering weekend hitting instruction for 10 weeks throughout the winter for both high school and youth level players. Choose to attend Saturdays, Sundays, or both. Sessions are open to all ages (little league - high school) and athletes will be assigned to small groups based upon skill level and age. Camp will be led by Carthage Baseball coaching staff and current players.
  • Information and registration form (PDF)

Census 2020 Jobs

  • In advance of the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people for temporary jobs across the country.
  • These positions provide the perfect opportunity to earn some extra income while helping your community. The results of the 2020 Census will help determine each state’s representation in Congress, as well as how certain funds are spent for schools, hospitals, roads, and more. This is your chance to play a part in history and help ensure that everyone in your community is counted!
  • We Can Be Census Takers flier (PDF)
  • 2020 Census job information and application

Children's Wisconsin Urgent Care


Drawing Classes for Kids

  • Classes provided by Young Rembrandts
  • Waiting all summer for Young Rembrandts? We’re back with all new ELEMENTARY DRAWING classes. If your kids are new to art or seasoned pros—they will love this class. Don’t miss out, ENROLL NOW!
  • Weekly, 1 Hour Classes (after school) starting at $57.50 (payment plan options available)
  • Information flier (PDF)

Education Foundation of Kenosha

Seeking Board Members

  • The Education Foundation of Kenosha was organized in 1980 to support the Kenosha Unified School District and its mission. The Foundation has financed a wide range of educational and enrichment projects not able to be funded through the District's normal budgetary allotments.
  • The Board raises and administers funds to support:
    • College scholarships for Kenosha K-12 students
    • Classroom grants to support K-12 teachers
  • Commitment:
    • Attend four board meetings per year
    • Promote and attend fundraising events
    • Participate on one subcommittee
  • INTERESTED? Send your resume and a letter of interest to Stacy Busby at sbusby@kusd.edu or 3600 52nd St., Kenosha, WI 53144
  • Learn more about the EFK at educationfoundationkenosha.org​

FoodShares Benefits

  • Families with FoodShares benefits: Use your EBT card at Kenosha HarborMarket and Westosha Market
  • More information

Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project - Water Safety Resources

  • The Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project, Inc. (GLSRP) is a nonprofit 501c3 corporation that is about saving lives through water safety advocacy and drowning survival strategies.
  • Videos
    • WGN Chicago’s Very Own segment, “Man makes water safety education his life’s passion”
    • Dave Benjamin’s drowning accident and ‘Because I said I would’ water safety promise video
    • John & Kathy Kocher’s “Gentle Giant” ‘Because I said I would promise video.

High school students – Monkey Joe’s is hiring!

  • Monkey Joe’s is looking for outgoing individuals who like to work with kids. We offer a fun work environment and a team of diverse people. If you are interested in working at Monkey Joe’s, apply on-line.
  • Monkey Joe's Team Member Flier (PDF)

HomeNet. internet access for your homework

  • Does your child or a child you know need help with internet access for schoolwork? Well then all aboard the information superhighway! HomeNet. can provide internet access in your home during the school year for studying and homework.
  • Limited availability, so apply with Foundation for Rural Housing for HomeNet. today!
  • Qualifications:
    • Must have at least 1 child in middle or high school
    • Must be under the 80% county median income
    • Must have access to a device that is internet accessible
  • Applications can be found at the Foundation for Rural Housing

Host a World Heritage Exchange Student

  • Hosting a World Heritage Foreign Exchange Student allows families like your own to experience the fun of getting to know another culture without ever having to leave your backyard!
  • Learn more at World Heritage​

Host an ASSE Exchange Student

  • Share your home for a year, enjoy a friendship for a lifetime. Make this year the most exciting and enriching year ever! Simply choose to welcone a high school student, 15-18 years old into your family. Students come from Italy, France, Norway, Denmark, Spain, Germany, Brazil, Thailand, China, to name just a few.
  • Call Melissa Schnorr at 262-332-8283 or 800-677-2773
  • Email us at info@asse.com
  • Visit ASSE online

Kenosha Community Health Center

  • You can get your child's physical, shots and sick visit done at Kenosha Community Health Center, Inc. with convenient locations and same day appointments with Pediatric and Family Nurse Practitioners. Let us help you maintain great oral health by utilizing preventative dentistry, which helps you and your family avoid cavities, gum diseases and more. Our dentists are dedicated to keeping your teeth healthy.
  • Flier (PDF)

Kenosha County Parks


Kenosha Girls Wrestling Tournament


Kenosha Public Library


Kenosha Raptors Lacrosse


Kenosha Wrestling Academy

  • The Kenosha Wrestling Academy (KWA Bulldogs) was established in 2012 and is dedicated to teaching the sport of wrestling to youth (K- 12th grade), regardless of experience.
  • Open to All BOYS and GIRLS grades Pre-K thru 12
  • Register online
  • Information flier (PDF)​

Learn about the upcoming 2020 Census!


Oasis Youth Center

  • Welcome for kids 5th grade and up.
  • Providing a free safe place for Kenosha area youth to gather for recreation, academic assistance and community involvement.
  • Homework Help, Indoor & Outdoor sports, Basketball, Video Games, Computers, Crafts, Snacks, LOTS of Fun with Friends.
  • Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 3-7 p.m.
  • 6700 30th Avenue, Kenosha, WI 53142. Located in the Lower Level of St. Luke’s Church.
  • Information flier (PDF)

Pringle Nature Center - Upcoming Events


Salvation Army - Register to Ring

  • When you volunteer to stand at our kettles, you’re not just ringing a bell... you’re changing and enriching the lives of Kenosha County residents.
  • Help us help the most needy in Kenosha by signing up to ring the bells at the Red Kettles. It’s so simple, all you have to do is go to kenoshabells.com to Register to Ring.
  • Information flier (PDF)​

Swimtastic+SwimLabs Kenosha


Sylvan of Kenosha - Free Advanced Reading Assessment for Juniors and Seniors

  • Call Sylvan and set up a free advanced reading assessment to find your effective reading rate.
  • More information (PDF)
General Document(s)
Form English
Everything Under the Sun PDF icon everything-under-sun.pdf
Kenosha Community Health Center PDF icon kchc.pdf
Sylvan of Kenosha - Free Advanced Reading Assessment for Juniors and Seniors PDF icon sylvan-reading.pdf
Children's Wisconsin Urgent Care PDF icon childrens-urgent-care.pdf
Salvation Army - Register to Ring PDF icon salvation-army.pdf
Oasis Youth Center PDF icon oasis.pdf
Monkey Joe's - now hiring PDF icon monkey-joes.pdf
Census Jobs PDF icon census-jobs.pdf
Census 101: What you need to know PDF icon census-101.pdf
The 2020 Census and Confidentiality PDF icon census-confidentiality.pdf
How the 2020 Census will invite everyone to respond PDF icon census-invites-everyone.pdf
Census: Why We Ask PDF icon census-why.pdf
Swimtastic+SwimLabs grand opening special PDF icon swimtastic.pdf
Kenosha Wrestling Academy PDF icon kenosha-wrestling-academy.pdf
Swimtastic+SwimLabs special needs program PDF icon swimtastic-special-needs.pdf
Camp Invention - June 15-19 PDF icon camp-invention.pdf
Before and After School Program at RecPlex PDF icon recplex-before-after-school.pdf
Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha PDF icon boys-girls-club.pdf
Drawing Classes for Kids PDF icon young-rembrandts-drawing.pdf
Kenosha Girls Wisconsin Open Wrestling Tournament - Feb. 16, 2020 PDF icon wrestling-wi-open.pdf
Carthage Baseball Winter Hitting Camp - Dec. 7 - Feb. 16 PDF icon carthage-baseball-camp.pdf
Spring Break College Tour PDF icon college-tour.pdf