Carol Stream Summer Lunch Program

Weekdays, 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM, June 4 through August 10

Western Trails School, 860 Idaho St, Carol Stream

Free Summer Lunch Program

Healthy Food Fuels Healthy Minds

We’re working to provide nutritious lunches to school aged children throughout Carol Stream!

The 2018 Carol Stream Summer Lunch & Library Program, sponsored by  Community Consolidated School District 93 and the Northern Illinois Food Bank, will be serving free meals to children 18 years and younger this summer.  Meals are provided Monday-Friday from June through August.

July Menu 

Important Information:

Program Flyer and Transportation Waiver

Northern Illinois Food Bank

IL State Board of Education

US Department of Agriculture

Hunger in DuPage County

Hunger Statistics

  • 74,090 (8.0%) residents are food insecure
  • 32,490 (14.6%) children are food insecure

Meeting the need – Northern Illinois Food Bank

  • Distributed 13.4 million meals in 2016
  • 107,100 people served
  • 82% of households had to choose between paying for food and paying for utilities in the past 12 months

Food, Fun and Activities

All children will aged 18 and younger will be served.  No identification is needed.  Parents are encouraged to bring their children, and while they are not able to receive a boxed lunch, they may partake of food on the Sharing Table.

In addition to receiving a healthy meal, children will be able to engage in a number of activities, ranging from crafts, chess and indoor/outdoor play.  Books are available for reading, and children are encouraged to take books home.  Periodic activities (such as gift raffles) and special guest appearances (such as Cody Coyote) will be interspersed throughout the summer.



Buses will be available for any CCSD 93 students to ride to and from the program.*  The bus picks up children on the following schedule:

11:10 AM – Heritage Presbyterian Church, 965 Kuhn Road, Carol Stream

11:10 AM – Intersection of Goddard Lane + Whitney Drive near Discovery Park, Hanover Park

11:20 AM – Intersection of Park Hill Trail + Quail Run Court, Carol Stream

11:20 AM – Intersection of Starboard Drive and Nautilus Lane, Hanover Park

Students will be returned by 1:00 PM to the location that they are picked up from, without exception.

*A signed waiver is required.*  If you have multiple children taking the bus, a separate form is required for each child.  Please have a signed copy of the waiver available on the first day of pickup.