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Annual Teen Summit

What is the Teen Summit?

An annual all day conference type event in June each year to prepare youth with disabilities for life after high school.

This is for students between the ages of 13 and 21 and who are still in high school. Students are still eligible to attend the June after they graduate or have reached their 22nd birthday and aged out.

This is designed for youth who have a disability and who live in LaSalle, Bureau, Marshall, Putnam, or Stark Counties. This includes any youth with an IEP or 504 plan.

TEEN SUMMIT APPLICATION 2018

 

Microsoft Word file.

What kinds of things do we do at the Teen Summit?

It is an exciting, event with a fun theme for an educational and empowering opportunity.  Youth will enhance their skills in the areas of education, vocation, independent living and training, to prepare for the transition into adult life after high school.

Interactive workshops and trainings on topics that will support Transition out of high school.

Fun activities & Games.

Snacks and lunch provided.

You will be given a T-shirts to change into when you arrive.

TEEN SUMMIT APPLICATION 2018

PDF file to print and fill out.

Where is the Teen Summit usually held?

LaSalle County Housing Authority's

Centennial Courts Community Center

2222 N. Tonti St., LaSalle, IL

(Grant Street Housing North off of Baker Ave.)

This venue is accessible for persons who use a wheelchair or have mobility issues because it is ground level and an entrance right off of the parking lot.  This venue  promotes transition as this could be an agency used after leaving high school to establish their own living space.

2017 Teen Summit

  • Welcome to the 2018 Teen Summit
    Welcome to the 2018 Teen Summit
    Entrance with ticket booth and ringmaster cutout
  • 2018 Teen Summit
    2018 Teen Summit
    Decorate your folder, and food tables with decorations
  • 2018 Teen Summit
    2018 Teen Summit
    Group picture of participants with Marla
  • Opening Video
    Opening Video
    Watching the TS Opening Video
  • Juggling Act
    Juggling Act
    The Alliance presenting on Leadership skills for Self-Advocates
  • 2018 Teen Summit
    2018 Teen Summit
    Full room view with red & white striped tent looking decorations
  • Tight Rope Act
    Tight Rope Act
    DSCC presenting Balancing Your Health Care Plan
  • Tight Rope Act Game
    Tight Rope Act Game
    Tight Rope Walk game concerning health care
  • 2018 Teen Summit
    2018 Teen Summit
    Lunch!
  • Team Acrobats
    Team Acrobats
  • Team Tightrope Walkers
    Team Tightrope Walkers
  • Team Jugglers
    Team Jugglers
  • Team Trickriders
    Team Trickriders
    Participants pictures at red team table
  • Plate Spining Act
    Plate Spining Act
    U of I Extension presenting How to Keep Your Kitchen Safe
  • Plate Spining Act
    Plate Spining Act
    U of I Extension presenting How to Keep Your Kitchen Safe