Aurora Township Youth & Community Center is located at 313 Gale St. in Aurora.
Call us directly at 630-859-7501

All children ages 7-17 are welcome to attend the center and participate in recreational and education programs, both after school and in the summer.  Registration is required, please click here for registration forms.

The Youth Services department offers:

  • Delinquency Prevention Program
  • Indoor and Outdoor Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Tutoring
  • Daily Snack Program
  • Weekly Art Projects
  • Community Service Program
  • Summer Camps
  • Summer Lunch Program
  • Climbing Wall

Please contact the Youth Center for an updated list of programs and fees.

Free Lunch Program

Each summer Youth Services delivers more than 35,000 lunches to area children at over 20 summer camp and school sites in the area. The Summer Lunch Program is funded by a grant from the Illinois State Board of Education.

Summer Day Camp

Two of the free lunch program sites are 8-week day camps offered by township youth outreach workers for children ages 7 to 13. Children participate in sports, arts and crafts, reading and writing activities, field trips, and more!

Aurora Township Youth Commission

  • Paul Patricoski, Chair
  • Diane Christian
  • Mary Garza
  • Carol Miceli
  • Joe Jacobs
  • Margaret Mortenson
  • Officer Jim Brown
  • Aurora Township Trustee Delores Hicks
  • Dir. of Youth Services Scot Thurman
  • State Rep. Barbara Hernandez