Turn About Dance 2017

Volunteer Day 2017

On Sunday March 19th, 2017, the Youth Advisory Council worked with Restoration Technician Chris to cut and burn buckthorn in the Far Field - acreage donated to create an Oak Savannah. Pictured are Kate Ahern, Drew Douglas, Ryan Boundy, Jake Mitchell, Elise Burns, Fiona Nyland, Pelle Gierlach, Mark Nicoletti, Olivia Wink, Ally Ahern, Eden Solberg.

On Sunday March 19th, 2017, the Youth Advisory Council worked with Restoration Technician Chris to cut and burn buckthorn in the Far Field – acreage donated to create an Oak Savannah.

Turnabout Dance 2017 – Winter Wonderland

The BACF Youth Advisory Council held their 7th annual YAC dance, The Turnabout Blizzard Dance, at Barrington High School on Saturday February 4th.

Dance Chairs for the event were Drew Douglas, Mia Nguyen,Kate Ahern.  Co-Chairs were Eden Solberg, Cameron Nye, and Mark Nicoletti.

YAC students sold 282 tickets the week prior the dance during their free hours and the night of the dance they sold over 100 tickets at the door making a total of 384 tickets sold 10 students from surrounding schools who attended and supported the YAC Dance.  They also managed to secure sponsorships from the following businesses:

Wickstrom FordOrthopaedic Surgery Specialists
MJ Miller& CoHeinen’s
AnonymousEgg Harbor Cafe
The Douglas FamilyPinstripes Bowling&Bocce
The Nyland FamilyThe Cerkleski Family
The Ahern FamilyThe Nye Family
Barrington Area Conservation Trust 

All told over 65 volunteer hours were dedicated to organize, promote and execute the dance.

The student DJ’s from the previous year were invited to return and perform their famous mix of songs. That got the students dancing.

The YAC Club will be donating all the proceeds back to BHS Clubs who have philanthropy as their mission and the remaining funds will be donated to the Barrington Area Community Foundation.

2016 Food Drive A Success!

Yacsters collected 308 bags of donated food and over $260 dollars!