Programs are Centered on You at CEL!
Program sessions are designed with you in mind promoting a stimulating and social environment. Programs vary in length to meet the needs of our members, and are carefully planned by our dedicated staff with input from our members! All CEL members are encouraged and welcomed to make suggestions for new activities and programs.
Bowling, mini-golf and pizza parties are fundamentals, but other options include yoga, movie nights and vacations, there is truly something for everyone to experience and enjoy at CEL!
We’ve found from experience that the best approach to register for any of our programs is to speak with our Outreach Coordinators directly so we can create the best custom experience for you! Simply call 847.315.9917 or 847.315.9920 to speak with someone or fill out the member registration form below and we will contact you within 24-48 business hours.
TEENS AGES 13–17
CEL offers fun and exciting opportunities just for teens! Enjoy bowling, open mic nights, after-school clubs and more!
YOUNG ADULTS AGES 18–22
So many opportunities tailored just for you! Choose from evening and weekend programs as well as community excursions and events!
ADULTS AGES 23+
Adults, young and young at heart, choose from many enjoyable and enriching opportunities during the day, evenings, and weekends
TUESDAY ARTS NIGHT
Explore your creative side every Tuesday night! Try new techniques and make that next great masterpiece through paint, pastels, and other mediums!
THURS LADIES NIGHT
Don’t miss this new program just for the ladies of CEL - make friends while decorating chocolate candies, watch chick flicks, dancing, yoga and more!
OPEN MIC NIGHT
Perform your latest song, read a piece of poetry or take a crack at stand-up comedy! This event is for everyone, from poets to pianists. Share your hidden talents!
HEAR FROM OUR MEMBERS
Dan’s mom, Alena
“He would live here (at CEL) if he could.
“He would live here (at CEL) if he could.” — Dan’s mom, Alena
Dan attends REACH, Monday Night Bowling, Friday Night Program, Saturday Program and dances
REACH member, Jimmy’s mom, Coleen
We’re on the same team. Everone works to ensure that Jimmy is successful, and that makes all the difference.”
“We’re on the same team. Everone works to ensure that Jimmy is successful, and that makes all the difference.” — REACH member, Jimmy’s mom, Coleen
Jimmy attends the REACH Adult Day Program
Anthony’s mom, Ofelia
“CEL’s after school program provides the opportunity for my son to thrive – giving him a quality program and social interaction in a safe environment.”
“CEL’s after school program provides the opportunity for my son to thrive – giving him a quality program and social interaction in a safe environment.” — Anthony’s mom, Ofelia
Anthony attends Round Lake High School After School Program
Becky, REACH member
“I’m so glad I found CEL. For me it’s a place to grow and learn.”
“I’m so glad I found CEL. For me it’s a place to grow and learn.” — Becky, REACH member
Becky attends REACH and is a member of CEL’s Member Advisory Council (MAC)