• Peer Training – An 11-week voluntary course for high school students to learn active listening skills, how to be a strong leader, and how to help a friend in need.
  • High School Retreats – a weekend trip to Wisconsin where students learn about themselves, build deep connections, get out of their comfort zones, and have fun.
  • CROYA Summer Worktrip – A week-long service opportunity in which high school students help to repair, replace and renew homes of families in need. We have worked in Appalachia and Battle Creek, Michigan.
  • CROYA Summer Workstay – A two-day  service opportunity for high school and middle school students to work on various service projects in the surrounding communities.
  • Westmoreland – During the holiday season, students bring donated poinsettias and visit with the residents to brighten their day.
  • Center For Enriched Living – Students volunteer at this recreation center to enrich the lives of people with disabilities.
  • 8th grade Transitional Activities – Students ease the minds of 8th graders as they transition into high school by providing Q&A sessions, panel discussions and tours of the high school.
  • College Transition Programs – Students organize informative workshops for those students going off to college.
  • Artisans for CROYA Art Fair – Students help the LF / LB Artisans Guild set up for the Labor Day Weekend Fair.
  • Friends of Lake Forest Library Book Sale – Students help unpack and repack books for the Book Sale.
  • Lake Forest Tree Lighting Ceremony
  • Gorton Holiday Shop – Students help youngsters pick out presents for their parents and siblings.
  • Ronald McDonald House – Students cook and serve dinner for families who have children undergoing treatment at Lurie Children’s Hospital.
  • Kinderhaven Art Show – Students help preschoolers  with crafts, art and coloring.
  • Benny’s Bazaar – Annual Holiday Bazaar to raise money for Benny’s World.
  • Midwest Veteran’s Closet – Donate your time and have a BBQ with veterans transitioning out of homelessness.
  • Feed My Starving Children
  • Bernie’s Book Bank
  • Girls on the Run 5K – Students face paint and do activities with younger kids after they finish their first 5K.
  • House of Peace – Students help with various projects at a shelter for women and children faced with domestic violence.
  • PADS – Students pack brown bag lunches for the homeless in the surrounding communities.