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Youth Programs

Programs for Youth


Western Avenue’s Youth Programs work to empower individuals. We want to give children opportunities to explore their community and create trusting and supportive relationships with our staff and peers. We offer a safe space for our community’s children to learn and have fun.


For more information please call the office at 309-829-4807

WACC Basketball League

WACC has launched its annual Basketball League 23-24. This basketball league is for students from 3rd-8th grade. This league will also be a tool to bring kids together and build friendships, teach leadership, and develop motor skills. WACC fosters a safe and fun environment for the Bloomington-Normal community. We are committed to providing a culture of unity, family fun events and programs that parents and children are excited to embrace. WACC Sports program will start a 4th and 5th grade girls team. Please click on the View Profile for basketball schedule and times.

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Willie Brown Leadership Program

Western Avenue has a Summer Leadership Program for Middle Schoolers. Participants learn life and leadership skills while exploring their local community. For more information please call the office at 309-829-4807

After School Program

This program is designed for 5th graders and there is limited capacity. The after school program is geared towards providing recreational, field trips, arts and science related activities. WACC partners with ISU and IWU to provide interns to assist with the program. For more information please call the office at 309-829-4807