It’s not just travel that broadens the mind …
Academia offers classes for children and adults in a range of language, social, and cultural studies topics. Options include:
After-School Programs for River Forest and Oak Park Elementary Schools
- Optional daily Spanish class included.
- Transport from Oak Park schools north of the freeway provided.
- End of day “to the home” drop-off for River Forest families.
Partial-day Spanish language, Mandarin language, and Little World Travelers cultural classes in English
- For ages 3.5-6 years.
- Transport provided from River Forest schools and Garfield Elementary in Forest Park.
- Classes can be combined for custom schedules for your family.
World Travelers Camps
- For ages 3.5-10 years.
- Summer, Winter Break, Spring Break, snow days, and Institute Day Camps.
- River Forest children can be picked up at Lincoln Elementary and dropped off at home at end of day.
Language classes currently offered:
- Family Mandarin; children’s French; adult Greek, Turkish, Mandarin, and French.
Academia’s Summer Camp offers a fun exploration of societies, cultures, and ecology around the world, combined with outdoor fun and games in the sun! Age 3.5 -10 years. Check out videos below from last year’s fun or click here for more information.
Academia holds a weekly Open House most Sundays for anyone interested in touring the space and asking questions about any of the programs offered. Children are particularly welcome!