Fall Open House 2019


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Annual Art Auction Gift Basket Fundraiser

Annual Art Auction and Gift Basket Fundraiser – Spring 2019


We are in the final stretch of this years Annual Silent Art Auction and Gift Basket Fundraiser. Take a look at the wonderful Silent Auction art pieces AND amazing Raffle Baskets!   Money raised will…

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Morning and Afternoon Flexible Enrollment

F.A.Q. | Morning and/or Afternoon Flexible Enrollment


A Parent Asks:  Can my child enroll in just the afternoon program if s/he is doing other activities in the morning or vice versa?   Great Question! Yes! We offer flexible sign up for AM…

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Summer Camp at Black Bear Academy Chicago Private 18 months through Alumni

F.A.Q. | Can my child go if… Summer Camp / Different School


A Parent Asks:  Can my child enroll in Summer Camp even though s/he attends another program during the academic (school) year? Good Question. Yes! Any family can enroll their child solely for the summer program….

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Summer Camp at Black Bear Academy Chicago Private 18 months through Alumni

F.A.Q. | What are Centers?


A parent asks: We are looking at your Summer Camp Program. What are Centers? Centers are themed based, age appropriate activities during Summer Camp! Camp classes rotate around 4 or 5 Centers throughout the school…

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AAC Training Course in Chicago IL

Integrating Positive Behavior Supports with AAC – Training Course


Integrating Positive Behavior Supports with AAC | (Chicago, IL) – Training Course   Course Description Behavior is communication. This workshop will discuss the relationship between challenging behaviors and the communication needs of the individual using…

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At-Home Activities for Winter Break


Black Bear teachers put together at-home activities for winter break (12/24-1/6)! We hope these activities can be useful! At Black Bear, the benefits of your child’s play are facilitated by our instructors to increase developmental…

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Academic Programs for Early Childhood

F.A.Q. | Introduction to Kindergarten Ideas (IKI)


A parent asks: We received our child’s recommendation for IKI. What does that schedule look like generally?   Great Question: Students in the IKI (Introduction to Kindergarten Ideas) program can enroll Monday-Friday for the desired…

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Food Drive Benefiting Greater Chicago Food Depository


Join Black Bear Academy in this years Food Drive benefiting the Greater Chicago Food Depository.   This year makes it easier for family and friends to join in this gift of giving with a Virtual Food…

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September News for you!


September News The school year is off to a great start and we are gearing up for a few exciting events! Please check out what’s happening at BBA! Upcoming Events   PICTURE DAY, 9/26 &…

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