YouthBuild Program

This 6-9 month academic and construction trades program is for young people aged 17-24 who do not have a high school diploma. Program participants gain exposure to construction safety, tools, materials, techniques, and methods while earning their High School Diploma through Penn Foster. If you are interested in applying or learning more about this program, click below!

Pre-Apprentice Program

This 12-week program is for young people aged 18 or older who already have their high school diploma or equivalent, and are interested in starting a career in the construction industry. Students gain field experience on real construction sites to ensure that they are ready for employment in the field upon graduation. If you are interested in applying or want to learn more information, click below!

Member & Alumni Services

Once a part of YBLC, always a part of YBLC! If you are currently enrolled in a program or are a YouthBuild alumni, click below to learn more about the services YouthBuild offers to enable your success. This includes job placements, events, volunteer opportunities and much more!

Success Stories

YouthBuild Lake County has helped hundreds of underserved youth from Lake County since it was established. Our alumni have gone into numerous career pathways and industries equipped with the skills and experience from their time at YouthBuild. If you are interested in learning more about our alumni and their stories, click below and read their success stories today!