D67 Green Backpack

To comply with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, and create web content that is accessible for people with disabilities and user friendly for everyone, we will no longer post pdf documents from outside organizations. You may view our Website Accessibility Statement here.

District 67 allows only certain categories of external not-for-profit organizations to submit information through the Green Backpack. Those include:

  • another public or private school, governmental entity, or community-based center;

  • a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that offers district-related, non-profit events or initiative; and

  • community athletic or youth organizations.

To submit your information for consideration:

  • Provide a brief description of your activity or event, along with a link to your website or location where your flyer is posted to jpatterson@lfschools.net by Monday.
  • Once approved, the information will run for one week in our school e-newsletters AND on this page for the duration of the program (or one month if no end date exists).
  • Yard signs, posters, flyers or other distributed materials are not allowed.
  • Activities/events must be non-sectarian, non-political and may not promote a fundraising activity unless the activity is school-sponsored or directly benefits our schools.

The decision to distribute information or provide links to websites that are not part of Lake Forest Schools is at the discretion of District administrators. The District is not responsible for the content and accessibility of external websites linked onto the District’s website. External websites are the sole property of such websites, and the content and accessibility of external websites are the sole responsibility of the entity or entities in control of the content and administration of such websites.

District-sponsored Programs

Community Activities and Events

CROYA is open for after school programs!
CROYA is open for after school programs! CROYA's hours are 3:45 - 5:30pm for up to 15 (5th - 8th grade) youth. All students will need a valid waiver on file and be signed up for the days they would like to attend. Waivers and daily sign-up can be completed by a parent at the links below. Same day sign-up (if space allows) can be done by calling CROYA (847) 810-3980. All students will have their temperature taken and answer health related questions before being able to participate. Click Here to complete a waiver online
Please note: CROYA will be closed Friday, March 5th and Friday, March 12th due to the CROYA High School Spring Retreat.


Bandits Lacrosse
Bandits Lacrosse is your local community program for girls (1st grade - 8th grade) to learn lacrosse through training and games. Our Bandits model works...... our girls are enjoying lacrosse, feeling good about themselves, competing with others, and most importantly- having fun. The right lacrosse at the right time. www.banditslacrosseclub.org
Lake Forest Baseball Association (LFBA)
Baseball season in coming! Even with snow on the ground it's not too early to look forward to baseball season in Lake Forest. Lake Forest Baseball Association (LFBA) and the Lake Forest Recreation Department invite your child to attend our Winter Baseball Clinics. These clinics are designed for 7 and 8 year old players who have interest in playing LFBA 8U travel baseball this summer. Coaches from LFBA will conduct these clinics focusing on hitting, pitching, fielding, and throwing. Winter Baseball Clinics will be held at the Lake Forest Rec Center Gym from 9 AM to 10 AM on Sunday March 7th. https://lfba.net