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Registration for our 2018/2019 school year is open. Thank you for allowing us ample time to prepare for classes by registering early! The class you are interested in is full? Please add yourself to the waitlist so we can communicate with you should a spot become available or in case we are able to add classes.

Please sign up to be added to our contact list to receive notification about registration for the next school year.

By registering, parents agree to our school policies (covering withdrawal, refunds, media consent).  Please take a moment to read them.

Please contact our Language Program Coordinator Theresa Teresof with any questions regarding spot availability, placement and the registration process.

Upcoming Events and Registration 2018/2019 (Opens July 23)

    • Saturday, September 15, 2018
    • Saturday, May 18, 2019
    • 30 sessions
    • Dank Haus German American Cultural Center

    What is Krabbelgruppe? Think playgroup meets German Circle Time!  In this fun and playful parent-child get-together, families gather for a round of German songs & rhymes, play and fun activities introducing children (and sometimes parents/care takers alike) to the German language.

    MARIENKÄFER (LADYBUGS) is our Saturday morning Krabbelgruppe with Vanessa Hermida that welcomes kids with birthdays between 09/01/2017 and 08/31/2016. We also welcome families with younger kids.


    • Saturday, September 15, 2018
    • Saturday, May 18, 2019
    • 30 sessions
    • Dank Haus German American Cultural Center

    What is Krabbelgruppe? Think playgroup meets German Circle Time!  In this fun and playful parent-child get-together, families gather for a round of German songs & rhymes, play and fun activities introducing children (and sometimes parents/care takers alike) to the German language.

    SCHMETTERLINGE (BUTTERFLIES) is our Saturday morning Krabbelgruppe with Vanessa Hermida that welcomes kids with birthdays between 09/01/2016 and 08/31/2015.

    • Saturday, September 15, 2018
    • Saturday, May 18, 2019
    • 30 sessions
    • Dank Haus German American Cultural Center

    What is Krabbelgruppe? Think playgroup meets German Circle Time!  In this fun and playful parent-child get-together, families gather for a round of German songs & rhymes, play and fun activities introducing children (and sometimes parents/care takers alike) to the German language.

    Not ready for our Vorschule/ Preschool yet? SPATZEN (SPARROWS) is our Saturday morning Krabbelgruppe with Vanessa Hermida that welcomes kids with birthdays between 09/01/2015 and 04/30/2015.

    • Wednesday, September 19, 2018
    • Wednesday, May 08, 2019
    • 30 sessions
    • Dank Haus German American Cultural Center
    • 0

    *Registration is now closed as we have reached the limit for this class. If you would like to reserve a spot for next semester, please contact theresa@dankhaus.com.

    What is Krabbelgruppe? Think playgroup meets German Circle Time!  In this fun and playful parent-child get-together, families gather for an hour of German songs & rhymes, play and fun activities introducing children (and sometimes parents/care takers alike) to the German language.

    MÄUSE (MICE) is our mixed-age morning Krabbelgruppe with Anett Rollin that welcomes kids with birthdays between 09/01/2017 and 04/30/2015.





    • Saturday, January 12, 2019
    • 9:15 AM
    • Saturday, May 18, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Dank Haus German American Cultural Center

    *Enrollment for this course is full. Please email theresa@dankhaus.com to learn more about enrolling for future semesters.

    Kinderschule Preschool (ages 3&4) welcomes kids with birthdays between 09/01/2015 and 08/31/2013.

    Over the course of the school year, children in Preschool will be exposed to a play-based* immersion language class that fosters intellectual growth and pre-literacy skills through fun activities and age appropriate projects.  Learning themes include but are not limited to numbers, colors, shapes, animals, family members etc. In addition to improving their German language, children will learn essential social and emotional skills.  Children in Preschool class must be toilet trained.

    *In Kinderschule Preschool we are not working with work- or vocabulary sheets. 

    • Saturday, January 12, 2019
    • 9:15 AM
    • Saturday, May 18, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Dank Haus German American Cultural Center

    **This class is now full. Please contact theresa@dankhaus.com to learn more about registering your child for next semester or the Summer Camp.


    Kinderschule Kindergarten (age 5) welcomes kids with birthdays between 09/01/2013 and 08/31/2012. Kindergarten will ensure a smooth transition between Preschool and Level 1 or Pre-Level 1. Over the course of the school year, children will be exposed to a play-based* immersion language class that fosters intellectual growth and pre-literacy skills through fun activities and age appropriate projects.  Learning themes include but are not limited to letters, numbers, colors, shapes, animals, family members, weather etc. In addition to improving their German language, children will learn essential social and emotional skills.  Children in Kindergarten class must be potty trained.

    *In Kinderschule Kindergarten we are not working with work- or vocabulary sheets. 

    • Saturday, January 12, 2019
    • 9:15 AM
    • Saturday, May 18, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Dank Haus German American Cultural Center
    Registration is closed

    Kinderschule Pre-Level 1 (age 6) welcomes kids with birthdays between 09/01/2012 and 08/31/2011. Pre-Level 1 is right for your 6 year old that needs a more playful approach to beginning to learn reading and writing in German before joining the more academic Level 1. Basic reading and writing skills required.

    • Saturday, January 12, 2019
    • 9:15 AM
    • Saturday, May 18, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Dank Haus German American Cultural Center

    **This class is now full. Contact theresa@dankhaus.com to learn more about registering for next semester of the Summer Camp.


    Level 1 (A1.1) welcomes kids ages 6 and older that are ready for a more academic approach to learning German. For kids ages 10+, please consider our Friday Teen class.

    Not sure about what level to register your child? Click HERE for your child to take a short placement test. 

    • Saturday, January 12, 2019
    • 9:15 AM
    • Saturday, May 18, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Dank Haus German American Cultural Center
    Registration is closed

    Level 2 (A1.2) welcomes kids ages 6+ who successfully passed Level 1 or scored 80% or more in our Level 1 Placement Test

    Are you new to the DANK Haus program? Click HERE for your child to take a short placement test.


    • Saturday, January 12, 2019
    • 9:15 AM
    • Saturday, May 18, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Dank Haus German American Cultural Center
    Registration is closed

    Level 3 (A2.1) welcomes kids ages 6+ who successfully passed Level 2 or scored 80% in our Level 2 Placement Test.

    New to the DANK Haus program? Click HERE for your child to take a short placement test.

    • Saturday, January 12, 2019
    • 9:15 AM
    • Saturday, May 18, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Dank Haus German American Cultural Center
    Registration is closed

    Level 4 (A2.2) welcomes kids ages 6+ whosuccessfully passed Level 3 or scored 80% or more in our Level 3 Placement Test.

    New to the DANK Haus program? Click HERE for your child to take a short placement test.

    • Saturday, January 12, 2019
    • 9:15 AM
    • Saturday, May 18, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Dank Haus German American Cultural Center
    Registration is closed

    Level 5 (B1.1) welcomes kids ages 6 + who successfully passed Level 4 or scored 80% or more in our Level 4 Placement Test.

    New to the DANK Haus program? Click HERE for your child to take a short placement test.

    • Saturday, January 12, 2019
    • 9:15 AM
    • Saturday, May 18, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Dank Haus German American Cultural Center
    Registration is closed

    Level 6 (B1.2) welcomes kids ages 6+ who successfully passed Level 4 or scored 80% or more in our Level 5 Placement Test.

    New to the DANK Haus program? Click HERE for your child to take a short placement test.


    • Saturday, January 12, 2019
    • 9:15 AM
    • Saturday, May 18, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Dank Haus German American Cultural Center
    Registration is closed

    Level 7 (B2.1) welcomes kids ages 6+ who successfully passed Level 6 or scored 80% or more in our Level 6 Placement Test.

    New to the DANK Haus program? Click HERE for your child to take a short placement test.


    • Saturday, January 19, 2019
    • Saturday, May 18, 2019
    • 15 sessions
    • DANK Haus German American Cultural Center
    • 9
    Register

    What is Krabbelgruppe? Think playgroup meets German Circle Time!  In this fun and playful parent-child get-together, families gather for an hour of German songs & rhymes, play and fun activities introducing children (and sometimes parents/care takers alike) to the German language.

    SAMSTAGSMÄUSE (Saturday-MICE) is our mixed-age Krabbelgruppe with Isabelle Flegel that welcomes kids with birthdays between 09/01/2017 and 04/30/2015.

    • Monday, January 21, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Monday, May 06, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Dank Haus German American Cultural Center
    Registration is closed

    Sonnenkinder is Kinderschule's weekday play-based German language group for kids ages 3 -5 filled with songs, stories, crafts, movement and play. Children must be potty trained.

    **Note the earlier start time for the Spring semester! This class meets from 09:00am-12:00pm.

    Parents are welcome to enroll their children in one, two, or all three of the weekly Sonnenkinder sessions (ex. Mon only/Wed only/Fri only, Monday + Wednesdays, or Mondays + Wednesdays + Fridays). 

    • Monday, January 21, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Wednesday, May 08, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Dank Haus German American Cultural Center
    Registration is closed

    Sonnenkinder is Kinderschule's weekday play-based German language group for kids ages 3 -5 filled with songs, stories, crafts, movement and play. Children must be potty trained.

    **Note the earlier start time for the Spring semester! This class meets from 09:00am-12:00pm.

    Parents are welcome to enroll their children in one, two, or all three of the weekly Sonnenkinder sessions (ex. Mon only/Wed only/Fri only, Monday + Wednesdays, or Mondays + Wednesdays + Fridays). 

    • Wednesday, January 23, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Wednesday, May 08, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Dank Haus German American Cultural Center
    Registration is closed

    Sonnenkinder is Kinderschule's weekday play-based German language group for kids ages 3 -5 filled with songs, stories, crafts, movement and play. Children must be potty trained.

    **Note the earlier start time for the Spring semester! This class meets from 09:00am-12:00pm.

    Parents are welcome to enroll their children in one, two, or all three of the weekly Sonnenkinder sessions (ex. Mon only/Wed only/Fri only, Monday + Wednesdays, or Mondays + Wednesdays + Fridays). 

    • Friday, January 25, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Friday, May 10, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Dank Haus German American Cultural Center
    Registration is closed

    We now offer a Friday session of Sonnenkinder as well! Sonnenkinder is the Kinderschule's weekday play-based German language group for kids ages 3 -5 filled with songs, stories, crafts, movement and play. Children must be potty trained.

    *Note the earlier start time for the Spring semester! This class meets from 09:00am-12:00pm.

    Parents are welcome to enroll their children in one, two, or all three of the weekly Sonnenkinder sessions (ex. Mon only/Wed only/Fri only, Monday + Wednesdays, or Mondays + Wednesdays + Fridays). 


DANK Haus
German American Cultural Center
 
4740 North Western Avenue 
Chicago, IL 60625

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