Teens

High School Programs

9th Graders are welcome at some Middle School Programs. Check individual listings for details.
High School Students are welcome at many Adult Programs. Check individual listings for details.

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Teen Advisors Wanted

Photo of 3 teenagersApplications are now being accepted for the Teen Advisors Program. This three-month commitment includes planning and helping with teen programs.

Service hours, a letter of recommendation, and eligibility to be nominated for the City of Elmhurst Exemplary Youth Service Awards are some of the perks of being accepted into the program.

This is a volunteer position for grades 9-12, requiring 8-10 hours from December through February. Openings are limited.

Application deadline is Monday, November 26. Apply here. Click on the darker blue “APPLY HERE” link under “TEEN ADVISORS PROGRAM VOLUNTEER”.

 

Monday Crafternoons

Arts and crafts

Mondays, Sept. 10 – Nov. 12
4-5:30p.m.
Teen Space – Grades 9-12

Join us each Monday for a different craft! Check the signs in the Teen Space or this to see upcoming projects. No registration required.

 

 

Teen Improv Team

Comedy Tragedy Masks

Mondays, Sept. 10 – Nov. 26
7-9p.m.
Teen Space – Grades 9-12

Is improv your thing? Join the team with Clark and Lizzy—our Improv Specialists! Meet the first few Mondays of the month to work on your sketches, then perform for the public on the last Monday of every month!  Registration required. 
Upcoming Performance Date: Monday, Nov. 26 at 7pm in the Teen Space

 

Spill

New Teen Space

Every Thursday starting October 11
5-6p.m.
Teen Space – Grades 9-12

A chance for teens to share thoughts and explore current topics with EPL’s Social Work Intern. No registration required.

 

 

 

College + Career Central

SAT Study Group
SAT on blue background, acorn below on black background

Saturday, November 3, 10, 17, 24 – 9am-12noon, and
Final Session on Friday, November 30 – 6-9pm
Gathering Room
***Please note–Nov. 10th session meets in the 1st Floor Administration Conference Room***
Grades 10-12
“20 hours of practice on Khan Academy is associated with an average 115-point score increase from the PSAT to the SAT.” (2017 Study). Join other students in an informal study group for the 4 Saturdays before the December 1 SAT test. Participants will learn how to access free library resources and have designated space to study as a group or individual. The program is built
around personalized study through Khan Academy and College Board test prep.
Registration required.

 

 

College Test Prep Resources

We have ACTSAT and AP exam study guides.

Tutor.com Learning Suite has help from The Princeton Review which includes practice tests, video lessons, and practice drills.
For  help with College Entrance Exams:
Click on the upper right square “Other Tools” and choose “Prep for the SAT/ACT from the drop down menu.
For additional help:
Click on the blue “Get a Tutor Now” link. Then scroll down to the lower left of the page for the “Skills Center Resource Library” and click on “Test Prep Resources” and “Standardized Tests Preparation” for help with the “College Entrance Exams” – ACT, PSAT and SAT.
For Advanced Placement (AP) Prep:
For videos, click on the upper right square “Other Tools” and choose “Prep for the AP Exams” from the drop down menu.
For additional help:
Click on the blue “Get a Tutor Now” link. Then scroll down to the lower left of the page for the “Skills Center Resource Library” and click on “Test Prep Resources” Choose “Standardized Tests Preparation” and “Other Tests” then “Advanced Placement (AP) Exams”

Or get help from a live tutor:
Tutor.com Learning Suite (Overview) Whether you have a math problem, research paper or tough science assignment, Live Homework Help® from Tutor.com can assist you. Students in grades K-12 and early college as well as curious adults can work with a tutor in English or Spanish between the hours of 10 a.m. and midnight every day. Subjects covered include math, science, English and social studies.

Kaplan offers free practice tests and prep courses for the ACT, SAT, AP Exams, and other tests. At the top of this web page, click on the down arrow next to “More” to find “Free Practice” and “Free Events” for the various tests.
Kaplan Free Practice Questions will take you to quick practice sessions for the different exams.

Kaplan Free Parent Series:
Free Parent Event Series: The Truth About Gap Years. If you missed it, watch the recording here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pewF6bELvZ4&feature=em-lss

 

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