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Community Connection

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:
  • 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)

Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha

Each child attending the Club needs a membership. Memberships are $20 per child per year or $30 per family per year. The fee is waived for all teen members (ages 13-18). Program areas of focus include education, leadership, recreation, health and life skills. A healthy meal or snack is served daily.

  • Troha Youth Center & Tween Center
    • ​​Ages 6-9 and 10-12
  • Teen Center
    • ​​Ages 13-18
  • Laken Family Jefferson Elementary Extension
    • ​​Age 6 and up
  • BGC Sports
    • ​​BGC Sports (part of Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha) offers youth sport leagues and clinics to kids ages 4 - 18. Adult leagues are also run in select sports.
  • Boys & Girls Club information flier (PDF)
  • Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha website

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

Building Our Future

Together we’re better: Our purpose is clear at Building Our Future

A community in which every child has the opportunity and support structure to succeed in school and in life – regardless of race, ethnicity, ZIP code or income.

That is Building Our Future’s vision for Kenosha County, and it’s an objective that we’re excited to outline and celebrate in our newly published 2019 Impact Report.

Building Our Future is a network of community leaders representing all sectors of our community – public and private – committed to improving student outcomes.

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)​

Census 2020

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 or 3600 52nd St., Kenosha, WI 53144
  • Learn more about the EFK at​

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 an Exchange Student with ASSE

  • 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
  • Visit ASSE online

Host an Exchange Student with Pax

  • Baseball. Barbeques. Birthday celebrations. Share your little corner of America with a high school exchange student from one of 70 countries - and watch how you all grow!
  • Become a Pax host family today!
  • Call 800-555-6211
  • Visit Pax online

Host an Exchange Student with World Heritage

  • 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​

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 Public Library

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)​

Lindenhurst Area Soccer Club - 2020-21 tryouts - May 15 deadline

  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be adjusting our tryout procedures,
  • If you are interested in joining LASC for the 2020-2021 season, please complete the FREE registration to receive more information and for the chance to be selected for a team.
  • Boys and girls, birth years 2014-2002 are welcome to complete the player registration.

Madison Contemporary Dance - Video Dance Lessons

Mobile Market

The Mobile Market is a grocery store on wheels that travels throughout Milwaukee, Racine and Kenosha Counties to visit neighborhoods and communities that have limited access to fresh and healthy foods. Everyone is welcome at the Mobile Market. 

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

Swimtastic+SwimLabs Kenosha

Sylvan Learning Center of Kenosha

UW-Parkside Summer Reading & Writing Skills

General Document(s)
Form English Spanish
Census 101: What you need to know PDF icon census-101.pdf PDF icon census-101-sp.pdf
Census and education PDF icon census-eduation.pdf PDF icon census-eduation-sp.pdf
Census example PDF icon census-example.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
Census Jobs PDF icon census-jobs.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
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
Children's Wisconsin Urgent Care PDF icon childrens-urgent-care.pdf
Oasis Youth Center PDF icon oasis.pdf
Monkey Joe's - now hiring PDF icon monkey-joes.pdf
Kenosha Mobile Market PDF icon mobile-market.pdf
Sylvan - COVID-19 guidelines and offerings PDF icon sylvan-covid.pdf
Madison Contemporary Dance - Video Dance Lessons PDF icon madison-dance.pdf
UW-Parkside Summer Reading & Writing Skills PDF icon parkside-reading.pdf