The Elgin Parks & Recreation Department is proud to announce the introduction of our Teen Council. This organization is designed for teens 14 years and up to come together and create event and activity ideas specifically for their peers. They will work as a team to flesh out ideas in to workable events, including budget, itinerary, advertising and supplies.
The Parks & Recreation Department also hosts special guests for the Teen Council from different disciplines to encourage the pursuit of new educational fields and introduce new ideas. We have hosted:
• Ashley Smith, owner of The Clever Tiger Art Gallery to discuss personality types and the importance of persistence.
• Delano Brown from the Austin Parks & Recreation Department to discuss running a Teen Council and how to appeal to peers
• Gena Carter, President of the Elgin Chamber of Commerce to discuss planning an effective event and advertising it