A'ville Kids' Activities Informational

 Monday, February 20, 2023 from 6-8:30PM
St. Gregory's Hall: A Home for Catholic Culture
1609 W Gregory, Chicago, IL 60640

The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce is excited to bring together businesses, organizations, and partners to host an A'ville Kids' Activities Informational where parents can learn about different after school programs, summer camp sign-ups, classes, and activities for kids in and around Andersonville. We have an incredible growing family demographic in and around Andersonville and we would love to provide a great way for parents to discover different opportunities to get their kids more active in arts, culture, and more.

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Participating Organizations

American Eagle Productions has blazed the trail for youth and educational theatre in the Chicagoland area, bringing the performing arts to over 300 schools and groups a year for the past 28 years. AEP offers weekly theatre classes for students K-8 as well as week long summer camps. Their programming builds confidence, fosters empathy, and encourages collaboration as well as provides a safe space for children to express themselves.

Chicago Filmmakers is a 50 year-old not-for-profit media arts organization that nurtures the development of filmmakers of all ages by offering filmmaking workshops for adults and summer camps for youth and teens. Two-week in-person summer camps are held at our firehouse facility in Edgewater and include Youth Filmmaking Camps in June and July and Teen Filmmaking Camps in July and August.

Chicago Waldorf School offers a creatively-engaged, nature-based pre-K through 12 education in the heart of Andersonville. They believe in cultivating and nurturing every child based on their uniqueness and individuality, helping their students transform into curious, thoughtful, and responsible global citizens. They also offer a diverse array of summer camp programming for the local community!

CirquesExperience  welcomes students of all ages tp participate in various activities. Gym Wheel and Cyr Wheel, Aerial Silk and Dance, Static Trapeze, Trampoline , Partner Acrobatics, Juggling and many more. For children we offer Circus, Gym Wheel and Home Wok with pick up service . A unique afterschool program the combines fun and healthy physical work taught by high-skilled coaches with educational development provided by capable tutors. In our regular class we offer Gym Wheel , Aerial and Circus Art classes for different levels and age groups beginning at 5 years. Alongside with the CPS calendar we offer Day Off Camps, Summer - ,Spring and Winter break camp.

EKF Martial Arts is a premier martial arts school located in Chicago, IL. Our studio specializes in teaching a variety of martial arts classes, including Chinese martial arts, MMA, boxing, Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, and more. Through our teachings, our students will learn the best techniques from our trained instructors, while gaining self-discipline, improved confidence, and a stronger attitude. Contact us today if you’re interested in signing up for a class! EKF Martial Arts

Forever Yogurt-Andersonville owner, Noah Rizek, will be handing out free Forever Yogurt with toppings to kiddos. *While supplies last.

Friends of Andersonville is a local nonprofit that promotes literacy while strengthening the bonds between neighborhood children, public schools, and local communities. Friends of Andersonville runs a free reading program to motivate children in our public schools to keep reading during their summer break while earning gift cards each week to support local businesses.

GUS® | Original Gus Giordano Dance School is celebrating 70 years of dance education! GUS® has been a family-owned business since 1953 and offers summer camps and classes for children year round. Tiny Tots Camp (age 2.5 to 4) is a three day camp that introduces Ballet, Jazz, and Hip Hop in a fun and welcoming environment. GUS® Camp (age 5 to 17) explores a variety of dance styles including Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary and Musical Theater with a performance on the last day! School Year Dance Classes (age 4 months to 18 years) include Baby & Me, Early Childhood, Elementary and Classes by Level in all styles. GUS® Company Dancers (age 4 to 18) audition in May and take class in all styles with an emphasis on technique, style and performance. GUS® Company Dancers perform all over Chicagoland! Visit guslegacy.org for complete information on programs for children age 4 months to 18 years.

Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream will be handing out free kids cones vouchers

Jovie Childcare helps families match with nannies and babysitters. They work with families to hire and employ PT and FT nannies and they have a babysitting service with fully vetted and background screened sitters.

Lake Shore Schools’ mission is to provide high-quality child care and education for children from birth to fourteen years of age. We promote a hands-on, educational approach to learning in a creative and challenging environment. Teachers create an environment focused on building positive relationships, where instructional practices are tailored to meet individual student needs, and all children are made to feel comfortable in the classroom and are ready to acquire skills essential for school success. We offer a full-day Infant, Toddler, Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten program, as well as a School-Age Before and After School Club Program from Kilmer, Peirce, Hayt, Stone and New Field. We offer full-day camps on CPS days off including Winter Break, Spring Break and Summer Break. We accept CCAP/Action for Children, and also have an Early Head Start and Head Start Program.

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Little Friends Preschool is a high quality daycare center located on the corners of Ashland and Bryn Mawr. We offer competitive rates on childcare for children ages 15 months through 5 years old.

Macaroni Kids Northside offers Guides to all the great children's activities, programming, and events in the area.

Merry Music Makers specializes in group music classes for children from birth through age 5 using the Music Together curriculum that is designed to teach the way children learn, through play! Merry Music Makers recently joined LYRIQ Music School which specializes in private musical instruction in voice, piano, violin, guitar, and more for students aged 5 through adults.

School of Rock Andersonville enriches lives through performance-based music education. Their highly skilled instructors -- all professional musicians themselves -- teach the traditional rock instruments: bass, keys, drums, guitar, and voice using songs that kids love. Performance classes with the themes of Latin Rock, Green Day, Arena Rock, and Soul. Available Summer Camp themes: Green Day, Songwriting, Beatles, Rock 101, Best of the 90s, and more!

Senshi Karate offers the most fun karate classes for little ones, competition, self defense, summer camp, and karate classes for everybody!

StudioUs provides fine art instruction to students ages 4 to adult. We offer weekly classes available every day throughout the year, as well as daytime workshops for CPS days off and throughout the summer.

Swedish American Museum offers information on the Brunk Children's Museum of Immigration, family programs, summer camps, and more.

Twenty-One Senses teaches commercial, cultural, academic, and family groups how to be more inclusive of the 1-in-6 members of their community with autism, PTSD & 20+ related sensory disabilities.


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