Programs for Children

Unless otherwise noted: all programming takes place at Unity Lutheran Church of Berwyn, located at 6720 31st Street, Berwyn, IL.

Summer Reading Program

The summer reading program is now full.

Ages: Kindergarten through 6th grade
Location: Unity Lutheran Church
Cost: $15 (refunded if child attends 6 of 9 sessions)
Dates: Monday & Wednesday July 1 – August 7
Time: 4:30-6:30pm

Our research-based summer reading program is designed to help students improve their reading skills and enjoyment of reading over the summer months. Students will work in small groups with a qualified teacher and program aide. The program meets twice a week for six weeks, for a total of 24 hours of instruction. Please see our video report for more information: 2016 Summer Reading Program video report

*The cost for this program is $250/student and is covered by internal fundraising and grants from The Benson Family Charitable Foundation, 1st United Church of Oak Park, and Berwyn Kiwanis. If you wish to donate to the program, please visit our donation page, or send a check to 6720 31st Street, Berwyn, IL 60402.

Summer Reading Program for Preschoolers

Cost: FREE
Ages: 3-5 -year-olds
When: Mondays and Wednesdays from 10-11:15am
Dates: June 17 thru July 24
Place: World’s Largest Laundromat, 
6246 W Cermak Rd, Berwyn, IL 60402

NOTE: This program takes place at World’s Largest Laundromat,
6246 W Cermak, Berwyn.
Join us to develop early reading skills and a love of reading! Classes led by a certified teacher. This program is possible due to support from The Benson Family Charitable Foundation (World’s Largest Laundromat). We are very grateful for their support!

Summer Math Club

The summer math club is now full.

Ages: 1st – 6th grade
Cost: $15,  cost is refunded if child attends at least 9 classes
Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 9 – August 15
Time: 4:30-6:30pm

This project- and game-based math program is designed to develop stronger skills and a love of math.