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Community Summer Contests

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Youth Art Contest – Your Favorite Location in Streamwood
Calling all young artists! If you are between the ages of 4-14 and a resident of Streamwood, we’d love to see your artwork that illustrates your favorite location in Streamwood! A winner will be selected from three age categories: 4-7, 8-11 and 12-14. Each winner will receive a $50 gift card and a Certificate of Achievement! Please click here for complete details and the entry form.

Teen Essay Contest – What’s Your Story?
Do you enjoy writing? If you are between the ages of 15-17 and a resident of Streamwood, we encourage you to submit a 500-1,000 word essay capturing your unique experiences of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. We would like you to express your experiences, challenges and of course, the new, creative ways you are adapting, while finding fun moments in your life at home. Three winning essays will be selected. The first place prize is a $75 gift card; second place is a $50 gift card; third place is a $25 gift card. Winners will also receive a Certificate of Achievement! Please click here for complete details.

Garden Contest
Gardening contributes to your physical and mental health. Do you have a green thumb and are a resident of Streamwood? Enter your garden and show us what you have growing this summer! There will be one winner for each of the six categories below:
 
  • Porch, balcony or container garden
  • Shade garden
  • Vegetable/herb garden
  • Perennial garden
  • Outdoor oasis
  • Senior (age 65 and older) garden
You may only enter under one category and submit three current photos of your garden. Six winners will receive a “Golden Trowel” award, a garden sign to display, a Village of Streamwood swag bag and of course, bragging rights! Please click here for complete details for this contest, including entry deadlines, judging criteria and an entry form.