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 or Mandarin 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 and Spanish; adult Greek, Turkish, Mandarin, Spanish and French.
- Free weekly free Spanish story time. No registration required. Most suited for children 5 and under. Saturdays from 9:15am -9:45am starting Saturday, September 7, 2019.
Academia holds a weekly Open House most Sundays, 10:00am – 11:00am, for anyone interested in touring the space and asking questions about any of the programs offered. Children are particularly welcome!