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Adventurers Homeschool Association

1800 S. Huron Ypsilanti (Bethesda Bible Church) [map]
(734) 481-9111

Interdenominational Christian learning cooperative serves homeschooling families with children from newborn to high school age. Meets for two 12-week semesters for shared classes that include robotics, chemistry, stage combat, and drama. Thurs. 1-8:45 p.m. adventurershomeschool@gmail.com, adventurershomeschool.org


Ann Arbor Chinese Center of Michigan (Ann Arbor Chinese School)

3800 Waldenwood, King Elementary School [map]
(734) 769-9068

Chinese language classes and cultural enrichment activities for pre-school through high school students, including Chinese yo-yo and orchestra, erhu, Chinese calligraphy, table tennis, Chinese modern dance. See website for rates. Meets Sept.-June, Fri. 7-9:50 p.m. principal@aaccom.org, aaccom.org


En Nuestra Lengua


Free Spanish-language literacy program for Spanish-English bilingual children with Spanish-speaking parents. Programa de alfabetización y cultura en español para niños bilingües cuyos padres son hispanohablantes. Saturday morning classes during the school year for children grades pre-K -4 at Bach Elementary School, 600 W. Jefferson. Staffed by native Spanish speakers trained as teachers. en.nuestra.lengua@gmail.com, personal.umich.edu/~tsatter/ENL, facebook.com/EnNuestraLengua.


Family Learning Institute

1954 South Industrial #D [map]
(734) 995-6816

Free one-on-one tutoring in reading, writing and math for low-income students in grades 2-5. info@familylearninginstitute.org, familylearninginstitute.org


First Steps Ann Arbor (AAPS Rec & Ed)

2775 Boardwalk [map]
(734) 994-2300 x53186

Parent-child weekly classes, developmental information, bi-monthly newsletters, developmental screening, and connections to preschools, community resources, and other services. Open to families in the county with children from birth - kindergarten. firststeps@a2schools.org, hyde140.wixsite.com/first-steps-annarbor


German School of Ann Arbor

2685 Traver Rd. (Logan Elementary School) [map]
(734) 995-0313

German language and culture classes, taught mainly in German, for ages 3-16. yvonnestevens@comcast.net, deutscheschuleannarbor.weebly.com/english.html


Korean School of Ann Arbor

2251 E. Stadium, Tappan Middle School [map]
(734) 973-1830

Korean language and culture taught in English and Korean. Sept.- June, Sat. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Open to all, ages 4-adult. ksofaa@yahoo.com, koreanschoolaa.org


Learning Disabilities Association of Michigan - Washtenaw Chapter


Provides information, resources, and support to individuals with learning disabilities and their families living in Washtenaw County. Offers annual programs on topics such as dyslexia, assistive technology, and personal curricula for high school students. Provides scholarships for tutoring and for Washtenaw Community College. Co-sponsors the annual Preparing for Tomorrow Conference, assisting high school juniors and seniors with the transition to college or employment. lda.washtenaw@gmail.com, washtenawlda.org


Peace Neighborhood Center

1111 N. Maple [map]
(734) 662-3564

After-school tutoring and clubs for elementary and middle school students. Also, a year-round college and career exploration program for high school students, homework help, counseling, health seminars, teen recreation, and family enrichment programs. Summer day camp Jul.-Aug. on site for children entering grades 1-9. All activities free, except $80/family for summer camp. info@peaceneighborhoodcenter.org, peaceneighborhoodcenter.org


Safety Town (Ann Arbor Public Schools Rec&Ed)


(734) 994-2300 ext. 53186

Educational summer program helps children learn safety awareness using a child-size mock Ann Arbor that children explore on bikes. Curriculum covers bike helmets, stranger safety, fire safety, riding a school bus, pedestrian safety, and more. For children entering kindergarten or first grade in the fall. Scholarships available. Week-long sessions offered 4 times in June and July. Safety Town program 9 a.m.-noon; optional extended care & afternoon camp 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. a2schools.org/Page/5004


Student Advocacy Center of Michigan

124 Pearl St., #504, Ypsilanti [map]
(734) 482-0489

Education advocacy, support, and mentoring for school-age children and youth facing school-related challenges, particularly school discipline. Free and fee-based, depending on income. contact@studentadvocacycenter.org, studentadvocacycenter.org


Teens Using Drugs: What to Know and What to Do

5305 Elliott, Ypsilanti, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center [map]
(734) 485-8725

A free two-part education series, Oct., Nov., Jan.-June, 1st and 2nd Tues. 7:30-9 p.m. Parents, teens, and professionals welcome. info@dawnfarm.org, dawnfarm.org/programs/teens-using-drugs/


Washtenaw Success by 6

1819 S. Wagner [map]
(734) 994-8100 ext. 2177

County program works with over 40 organizations in the community to ensure that every child in Washtenaw County starts school ready to succeed. Provides resources for parents, including information on child development, preschool, child care, and health insurance. mlong@washtenawisd.org, washtenawsuccessby6.org


826michigan

115 E. Liberty (inside Robot Supply & Repair) [map]
(734) 761-3463

Writing center offers students ages 8-18 drop-in tutoring during the school year (all subjects) Mon.-Thurs. 3:30-5:30 p.m., in-school tutoring, field trips, creative writing workshops, help with student publications, and one-on-one help for English language learners. All programs are free. info@826michigan.org, 826michigan.org




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