St. James Youth Events 2020-21
For Youth 5th-8th Grade


OWLS- Service Projects

Throughout the year we will be gathering needs from our OWLS group regarding projects they need done around their homes. As they come up I will ask for 2-3 youths to help them out. These qualify as one of the required service projects for confirmands.


9/4/2020 It’s Movie night!

Shown on the “big screen” in the church back yard. Bring a lawn chair and a mask. Once you’re inside your “square” you can remove your mask. We will begin just before sundown. What’s showing? TBD, (Looking for suggestions.) 

9/20/2020 Apple Picking!

Heinz apple orchard looks like they are good to go this year!  The website said open for picking mid-September. Sunday 12-2:00. Meet there, of course with a mask.


Service Project opportunity to be determined.  Amanda from Transitional housing will let me know when she has a project for us to tackle. It could occur later on in this calendar. Meets requirement for service project hours for confirmands.

February 2021


February 7th 4:00-6:00 at St. James.

Bring your “A” game, 5$, and extra darts.

Play to 5:30 then break for Pizza and Clean up.

(This is pending the state of covid 19 safety at the time)


Laser Tag @ Whirlyball in Vernon Hills

Meet at Whirlyball at 4:00 Sunday March 7thth    Bring 35$ for Laser tag & Whirlyball, Then onto Portillo’s! Finished about 6:00. (same safety deal as Nerf wars-if we are covid safe)


Kroll’s Corn Maze Oct 11th

October 11th from 4:00-6:00

20$ per person for corn maze and Pizza

We will coordinate the drive


Paintball at Promisedland 10/17

Always a hit! (pun intended)

October 17h meet at church by 8:30

12 y.o. and older. Bring about 80$

Includes rental, paintballs, and food.


4/6/2021 PADS –Tuesday evening

219 Maple in Libertyville

Help with making beds and food prep from 5:00-7:30. (Pending if they are up and running safely)



Grounds crew help at the Church. We may spread mulch, or other grounds needs that arise to be done that day.

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