Definitions. As used in this Act:
     “Afterschool program” means positive youth development activities provided to youth between the ages of 6 and 19 during the hours before or after school, during summer recess from school, or during the weekends. These activities may include, but are not limited to, the following activity areas: academic support; arts, music, sports, cultural enrichment, and other recreation; health promotion and diseases prevention; life skills and work and career development; and youth leadership development. For the purposes of this Act, “afterschool program” also means a program funded under the Afterschool Demonstration Program.

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 325 ILCS 27/10

  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.

     “Demonstration” or “Demonstration Program” means the Afterschool Demonstration Program as established under this Act.
     “Council” means the Illinois Youth Development Council.
     “Community advisory group” means a group of key local stakeholders convened to help ensure effective program delivery through increased collaboration. This group is required as a condition of participating in the demonstration period.