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Alternative Learning Guide incl. Home School

Because one size doesn’t fit all, especially when it comes to a child’s learning. Our Alternative Learning Guide is here to provide you with alternative schooling and academic support options, extracurricular classes, resources, and supplies for home schooling families.

This listing is provided for your reference only. Please research carefully and choose the company that meets your family’s needs best. 


HOME SCHOOLING & DISTANCE LEARNING

ALBERTA DISTANCE LEARNING CENTRE (ADLC)

Phone: 1-866-774-5333

Email: info@adlc.ca

Website: http://adlc.ca

Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC) offers flexibility and choice for Albertans seeking home school education alternatives. Trusted since 1923, ADLC offers over 275 Grade 1 to 12 courses in print and online formats including Second Languages; French Immersion; Religious Studies; Math and Reading Instruction; and much more. All ADLC courses follow Alberta’s Program of Studies, and our certificated teachers support your child every step of the way. 

ARGYLL CENTRE

Phone: 403-204-1836; 1-888-734-2611

Website: http://argyll.epsb.ca

ATTACHMENT PARENTING CANADA - HOME EDUCATION HELP

Website: http://professionalparenting.ca/homeschooling.html

Classes, consultation, and support for the first steps. Includes Web resources every home schooler needs.

CALGARY CATHOLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT - ST. ANNE ACADEMIC CENTRE

Phone: 403-500-2012

Website: http://schools.cssd.ab.ca/stanne/home-education

CBE HOMESCHOOLING

Website: http://cbe.ab.ca/programs/program-options/program-setting-and-delivery/Pages/Homeschooling.aspx

Any family who is a resident of Alberta may register with the CBE Homeschooling Program. This program is designed for families who wish to be responsible for offering a program of studies for their child by developing, administering, managing, and evaluating the progress of their student, and maintaining a record of those studies. 

GOLDEN HILLS LEARNING ACADEMY

Address: 711 West Lake Road, Strathmore, AB

Phone: 1-403-934-5179

Email: learning.academy@ghsd75.ca

Website: http://goldenhillslearningacademy.com

Our Learning Academy provides online and distance learning programs that offer accessibility to the Alberta curriculum. We believe that each student should be granted the freedom to access their studies at any time and at any location around the world. We set our students up for success by having a flexible and appropriate program so they can reach their full potential. Call us for more information or visit our website. 

THE CENTRE FOR LEARNING@HOME

Phone: 1-800-659-1945

Website: http://centreforlearning.ca

Programs include Kindergarten to Grade 12 education, online program, traditional home schooling, blended programs, fully-aligned programs, online high school program, and online summer school. 

THE PHOENIX FOUNDATION

Phone: 403-265-7701

Email: info@phoenixfoundation.ca

Website: http://phoenixfoundation.ca

Want to home-school? We are a non-profit, private school that caters to home schoolers. Kindergarten to Grade 12, many options, support, and resources. Physical location with tons of classes and field trips for kids plus support for parents. Come for coffee and a tour.

VISTA VIRTUAL SCHOOL

Phone: 1-855-974-5333

Website: http://vvschool.ca

ART

ALIKI’S ART HOUSE

Address: 551 Northmount Drive NW

Phone: 403-667-7020

Email: info@alikisarthouse.com

Website: http://alikisarthouse.com

Aliki’s Art House - a space and place where fun begins! Aliki’s proven step-by-step system teaches students of all ages how to draw in a variety of styles from realistic to abstract, while exploring a wide range of media. Learning how to draw will help improve student’s concentration, attention, visual skills, problem-solving, and creativity. Our teachers are artists who are passionate about art education. Visit our website for creative experiences for all ages and dates of home school classes/workshops. 

YOUNG REMBRANDTS

Phone: 403-457-3729

Email: angela.ewanchuk@youngrembrandts.com

Website: http://youngrembrandts.com/southernalberta

A different kind of learning. A powerful kind of fun. Young Rembrandts! Inspire your child’s imaginative spirit and bolster educational skills that will benefit them all year long. The secret to our success is that children already love to draw - we take their love a little further, by giving them a solid foundation that takes their drawings from doodles to confidence-boosting achievements.  Preschool, Elementary, and Cartoon weekly classes, workshops, residencies, and birthday parties. Over 25 years’ experience. 

DANCE

ABSOLUTE DANCE INC.

Phone: 403-210-0188

Email: directors@absolutedanceinc.com

Website: http://absolutedanceinc.com

Encouraging and cultivating a love of the art form makes Absolute Dance Calgary’s leading dance studio! Our roster is full of classes for all ages, abilities, and experience levels, including Mom n’ Tot, Children’s, Youth, and Adult classes. Offering high quality dance training in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Modern/Lyrical, and Musical Theatre. Fitness-based programs including TRX, Pelvic Floor, Box Fit, and Full Body Workouts. We pride ourselves on our enthusiastic staff and great customer service. Free child care for our daytime adult classes, holiday productions, competitive companies, community performances, and the best birthday dance parties in the city. 

EVOLUTIONS SCHOOL OF DANCE

Phone: 403-819-0758

Email: info@evolutionsdance.com

Website: http://evolutionsdance.com

Evolutions School of Dance is a centrally located dance school offering exceptional instruction in Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Tap, Contemporary, Preschool dance, Mommy & Me, Competitive Division, and more! Small class sizes allow teachers to be focused on the needs of individual dancers. Classes for ages one +. Register today! 

FREE HOUSE DANCE PLUS LTD.

Address: 2020, 12 Avenue NW

Phone: 403-282-0555

Email: info@freehousedance.com

Website: http://freehousedance.com

Free House DanceFeel the warm, welcoming vibe the second you walk through the door. A non-competitive studio, Free House Dance Plus supports the technical and artistic development of the dancer, offering performance opportunities, yearly evaluations, and travel experiences. Exemplary teachers. Three floors of dance space. Wide range of styles and levels. Kids (age three +), Teens, and Adults. WeeBop, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Modern, Musical Theatre, Hip Hop, Breakdance, Highland, and more! 

PULSE STUDIOS

Address: 2nd Floor, 110 - 10 Avenue NW

Phone: 403-452-2846

Email: info@pulsestudios.ca

Website: http://pulsestudios.ca

Looking for fun Hip Hop classes for kids? Pulse Studios is the first and only recreational dance studio in Calgary fully dedicated to Hip Hop and urban dance styles. Our program includes dance classes in Breaking, Funk, Locking, Popping, Voguing, Waacking, House, and Hip Hop for kids ages three +, teens, and adults. Also home to two unique training and performance programs Beast Machine (ages eight to 17) and our adult pre-professional company Flomatk. 

PURE MOTION DANCE COMPANY

Phone: 403-452-5722

Email: info@puremotiondance.ca

Website: http://puremotiondance.ca

Pure Motion Dance Company is Calgary’s most innovative and fastest growing dance studio where every child can explore the world of dance for its Pure enjoyment and their personal artistic expression. We provide students ages two and up with exceptional dance instruction through proper technical training in a fun, creative, and positive environment while promoting the importance of a healthy and active lifestyle.

REVOLUTION DANCE STUDIOS

Phone: 403-873-7717

Email: revolutiondancecalgary@gmail.com

Website: http://revolutiondancecalgary.com

Our mission is to bring the passion and joy of dance to people young and old. Classes range from ages two to adult and include Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Acro, and Musical Theatre. Visit our website for simple registration online, anytime! 

STARCHEVSKI SCHOOL OF BALLET INC.

Address: 201, 200 Country Hills Landing NW

Phone: 403-226-8874

Email: info@ssballet.ca

Website: http://ssballet.ca

Whether looking for your child’s first dance school or an experienced dancer aspiring to a professional career or a recreational dancer looking to build confidence and have the opportunity to perform, we have something to offer you. Our dance program includes classes in all levels of Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Modern, Flamenco, Musical Theatre, Lyrical, and Ukrainian. Performances in December and June highlight the accomplishments of all our students. 

GYMNASTICS

CALGARY STARS GYMNASTICS AND CHEERLEADING CENTRE

Address: 100, B5 2514 Battleford Avenue SW

Phone: 403-503-0662

Email: info@calgarystarsgym.com

Website: http://calgarystarsgym.com

We offer preschool, recreational & competitive gymnastics & cheerleading conveniently located at Memorial Drive & Shaganappi Trail. Calgary’s longest & most experienced Cheer Program in Calgary, cheering 13 years strong! Day camps also available. Our experienced instructors will make sure it is an experience your child will flip over!

FLIP FACTORY, FLIP ARTS & FLIP CAFÉ

Address: Bay 1, 2 & 3, 4500 - 5 Street NE

Phone: 403-265-2656

Email: info@flip-factory.com

Website: http://flip-factory.com

Our facilities and programs are innovative with a huge wow factor! Quality instruction in gymnastics, circus arts, trampoline, parkour, and stunt training. Programs for toddlers to adults, beginners to former competitive athletes wanting to bridge the gap to high-level circus or stunt training. Our facilities are clean, safe, and welcoming. We have a full array of circus and gymnastics equipment, several trampolines, climbing wall, and foam pit. Flip Arts has an engineered aerials system, black box performance space, and Alberta’s only trampo wall. Flip Café & Tot Spot is a drop-in preschool gym on our second level. Check us out! 

GYMTASTICS GYM CLUB

Address: Gymtastics South - 160, 7260 - 12 Street SE

Phone: 403-254-9010

Email: northcalgary@gymtastics.ca

Website: http://gymtastics.ca

Address: Gymtastics North - Bay 101, 1108 - 53 Avenue NE

Phone: 403-718-9030

Proudly teaching gymnastics, tumbling, and trampoline classes for over 25 years. Gymtastics Gym Club has two large colorful facilities in Calgary specializing in preschool, recreational, and competitive programs. Both locations offer classes for all ages and levels, 18 months to adult. Join us for extra special fun at drop-in gym, birthday parties, special event bookings, and summer camps. At Gymtastics Gym Club, we believe “From Little Things Big Things Grow!” 

STAMPEDE CITY GYMNASTIC CLUB

Address: #122, 2323 - 32 Avenue NE

Phone: 403-275-4722

Email: office@stampedecitygym.com

Website: http://stampedecitygym.com

A great way to meet physical education requirements for home schoolers. Certified instructors guide children ages six and older through apparatus in a safe, fun environment helping participants earn their CanGym badges. Stampede City Gymnastic Club also offers daytime, unstructured family drop-in so families can experience the fun together. For dates and times, check out the website. 

LANGUAGES

LINE VALLIERES FRENCH PROGRAMS

Phone: 403-278-5224

Email: chezlinev@telus.net

Website: http://facebook.com/calgaryfrenchprograms

LVFPCustom French lessons, private/group, families/children/adults/teens, parents, and kids. Collective feedback: “My daughters enjoy your class. It keeps changing, moving, but is never overwhelming. You have a natural sense for their learning pace. Your delivery is dynamic and engaging. You have a wide variety of learning manipulatives, which makes it interesting. You are gentle, patient, and positive. I’ve learned so much with you.” Call/email to book a visit to get started! 

MARTIAL ARTS

MASTER RIM’S TAEKWONDO

Address: #1102, 288 St. Moritz Drive SW

Phone: 587-410-2330

Email: masterrimtkd@gmail.com

Website: http://masterrim.com

At Master Rim’s, we are an Official World Taekwondo Federation School recognized by Sport Canada and the Olympic Committee. Our Martial Arts program is designed to help children develop confidence, perseverance, self-discipline, integrity, and courage that leads to success in relationships, school and, ultimately, in life. We offer an extremely flexible schedule in order to suit your family’s needs and provide a positive, fun learning environment for our students.

RED PHOENIX TAE KWON DO AND MARTIAL ARTS CENTRE

Phone: 403-277-7937

Email: info@redpx.com

Website: http://redpx.com

Master Joo-han Cha, 6th-degree black belt, M.Sc., B.Phys.Ed., combines his competition success, coaching experience, and academic credentials to offer year-round, high-quality Tae Kwon Do classes for all ages (three-and-a-half years +) and for all abilities. A four-time Korean National champion, Master Cha has the competition and coaching background to build future champions, as well as the energy and enthusiasm to lead classes that children and parents will love. 

MUSIC & THEATRE

CALGARY CHILDREN’S CHOIR

Address: 637 Alexander Crescent NW

Phone: 403-210-3499

Email: ljwhite_ca@yahoo.ca

Website: http://calgarychildrenschoir.com

If you love to sing or would like to learn, check out the Calgary Children’s Choir. This unique choral experience offers children ages three to 24 the opportunity to sing, perform, and appreciate a wide variety of musical styles. There are no fundraising requirements - it is a place to learn and have fun. Touring is available for eligible choristers. 

CALGARY YOUNG PEOPLE’S THEATRE

Address: West Village Theatre: 2007, 10 Avenue SW

Phone: 403-242-7118, Ext. 1

Email: cypt@cypt.ca

Website: http://cypt.ca

For more than 20 years, Calgary Young People’s Theatre has provided youth ages four to 17 a variety of exciting opportunities to participate in the performing arts, explore creativity, and develop teamwork skills. Calgary Young People’s Theatre offers summer camps and year-round classes in both the North and South Calgary locations, as well as a season of family-friendly productions starring young actors. Gain confidence and hone your theatrical skills all at once. Act. Learn. Play. Grow. 

CANTARÉ CHILDREN’S CHOIR

Phone: 403-685-1132

Email: cantarechildrenschoir@shaw.ca

Website: http://cantarechildrenschoir.org

Come sing with us, the music experience of a lifetime awaits! Cantaré Children’s Choir invites boys and girls ages six to 18 to join one of our four award-winning ensembles led by Artistic Director Catherine Glaser-Climie. Enrich the lives of your child through the power and wonder of music. Younger singers, ages three to seven, are welcome to join our Kodály Early Childhood program. No prior musical experience necessary! 

CANTARÉ MUSIC SERVICES/KODáLY MUSIC EXPLORERS

Phone: 403-685-1132

Email: cantare.catherine@shaw.ca

Website: http://cantarechildrenschoir.org

Kodály Music Explorers program for children ages three to seven offers a fun-filled approach to your child’s music development. Using the child’s own instrument, the voice, children learn songs, rhymes, and musical games to acquire knowledge and skills, and a love of music. You will be thrilled at how quickly your child can progress. 

DOREMI CLUB™

Phone: 403-246-5533

Email: info@doremiclubcanada.com

Website: http://doremiclubcanada.com

An education, both musical and academic or what we call “Musicademic!” achieved through playing at an early age. DoReMi Club™ offers programs that increase confidence, develop talent, enhances intelligence, and bonds parent to child by providing an outstanding music educational experience for children, using premium materials and lessons, taught by superbly trained teachers. We are here to serve the community to parents who want to give their children that slight edge in their fundamental education. 

KEYBOARD ACADEMY OF MUSIC

Address: #203, 4803 Centre Street N

Phone: 403-277-2987

Website: http://keyboardacademy.ca

Address: #B, 8411 Elbow Drive SW

Phone: 403-255-0010

Private music lessons for ages five through adult. Two locations offering Piano, Keyboard, Organ, and Accordion since 1979. Popular, Classical, and Theory programs with exam preparation from qualified teachers. ‘Beginners Trial Program’ also offered! Package includes loan of instrument, lessons, and music book. Call for more information or to register. 

KIDS & MUSIC - THE YOUTH SINGERS OF CALGARY

Address: 1371 Hastings Crescent SE

Phone: 403-234-9549

Email: yscadmin@youthsingers.org

Website: http://youthsingers.org

Music makes great kids - kids make great music! Kids & Music is an innovative, dynamic, child-centered program with a fun approach to music education. No auditions, small classes, and a unique curriculum instilling a lifelong love of music. This four-level program is the first step in the Youth Singers of Calgary Performing Arts Company with divisions covering all ages from pre-Kindergarten to Adult. Register today! 

LONG & MCQUADE MUSIC LESSON CENTRES

Address: 225, 58 Avenue SE

Phone: 403-252-8506

Email: calgarysouthlessons@long-mcquade.com

Website: http://long-mcquade.com/lessons

Address: 3404, 5 Avenue NE

Phone: 587-296-6648

Email: calgaryeastlessons@long-mcquade.com

Address: 10 Royal Vista Drive NW

Phone: 587-794-3196

Email: calgarynorthlessons@long-mcquade.com

Music lessons for every age, level, and style. At Long & McQuade, we believe every person is capable of acquiring the skills and knowledge required to make playing a musical instrument a rewarding activity. We have a wide variety of carefully chosen professional instructors offering year-round music lessons. Private and semi-private lessons, and several group programs such as “Rock Skool” and preschool classes available. 

MUSIC FOR YOUNG CHILDREN®

Email: calgaryteachers@myc.com

Website: http://myc.com

We provide the best quality music education to young children by blending the pleasure and the joy of music-making with sound instruction. In 1980, Frances Balodis set out to create a comprehensive music education program tailored to the strengths and abilities of young children. Today, Music for Young Children® has more than 24,000 students annually, 900 teachers, and is taught on three continents. Over time, the curriculum has been refined, reviewed, and mastered to ensure it is consistent and current with conservatories and the music industry. Find a teacher near you using the teacher locator at myc.com

ORFF MUSIC FOR CHILDREN

Address: 2404 Kensington Road NW

Phone: 403-284-4085

Email: wendyrae007@hotmail.com

Website: http://orffmuscalgary.com

ORFF Music for Children is a music education program for children ages two through 10. Through speaking, singing, moving, playing instruments, and creating, each child experiences music in a small group setting. Parent & Tot classes, sequentially structured Preschool classes, and Ensemble classes offer a variety of music experiences designed to foster a lifelong love of music. 

PIANO LESSONS

Phone: 403-286-3810

Email: pianolessons@middlecstudio.ca

Website: http://middlecstudio.ca

Ages three and older enjoy learning to play the piano in a very homey and comfortable environment. Piano lessons are structured for each child according to their individual needs and learning patterns. Lessons are offered for RCM preparation, rudiment theory, beginner trial, home-schooled adults, and for relaxation and music enjoyment. Day and evening schedules available. Lots of flexibility with scheduled times to accommodate students. 

SCHOOL OF ROCK CALGARY

Phone: 403-353-7625

Email: calgary@schoolofrock.com

Website: http://calgary.schoolofrock.com

School of Rock Calgary has the best combination of instructors, instruments, and captivating programs to get your student strumming, drumming, playing, or singing their way to rockstar status. Music in a team-based environment is today’s gateway to education, confidence, fun, friendship, and so much more. Programs available for children ages six to 18. Beginners welcome. Visit School of Rock Calgary today!

WESTSIDE CONCERT CHOIR

Address: 616 Wilderness Drive SW

Phone: 403-271-7925

Email: jczaja@shaw.ca

Website: http://westsideconcertchoir.com

The Westside Concert Choir offers non-competitive traditional choral music programs for girls and boys in Grades 3 through 12. The two divisions rehearse once a week and perform four times each year. There are no auditions and no fundraising. Call for information on fees and registration. Financial assistance is available. 

WP PUPPET THEATRE

Phone: 403-228-3373

Email: admin@wppuppet.com

Website: http://wppuppet.com

WP Puppet Theatre is a touring company. Artistic Director Wendy Passmore-Godfrey, an award-winning educator, can customize workshops, residencies, and PD sessions (Kindergarten to Grade 12) to meet your classroom’s needs and goals. Our current production, Pigs in a Canoe and other Watery Stories/Petits Cochons dans un Canot, is suitable for kids from Kindergarten to Grade 6 and links curriculum from art to science. Puppets on the Go is a very affordable rental program with four different crates to choose from. 

OUTDOOR EDUCATION

GIRL GUIDES OF CANADA

Address: 2188 Brownsea Drive NW

Phone: 403-283-8348

Email: ggcinfo@calgarygirlguides.com

Website: http://calgarygirlguides.com

No two days in Guiding are the same! With the widest range of activities and units in every community, Guiding gives girls a chance to try different experiences every time. If your daughter is looking for fun and friendship, make sure she joins us today. Girls ages five to 17 + welcome. Women Leaders are needed in all communities. Volunteer today! 

GREEN CALGARY

Phone: 403-230-1443, Ext. 228

Website: http://greencalgary.org

Green Calgary is an urban environmental charity offering inquiry-based educational opportunities for pre-Kindergarten to high school through its Green Kids and Generation Green programs. One-hour, hands-on presentations include Worms Love Leftovers and Life of Water, among others, Saturday drop-in programs during February and November of each year, and many other eco-based learning initiatives for children. These programs run year-round, tie directly to curriculum, are delivered to school and community groups, and make being an eco-hero super fun! 

SPORTS & RECREATION

ALBORAK STABLE

Address: 62134 Township Road 252, Calgary, AB T3Z 3R7

Phone: 403-932-4819

Email: marydonnelly@xplornet.com

Website: http://alborakstable.com

Alborak Stable is located in wooded hills west of Calgary at Exit 143 off the TransCanada Highway. Riding lessons for all ages; school horses; horse boarding and training; horses for sale.

CALGARY CLIMBING CENTRE

Address: 140, 15 Avenue NW

Phone: 403-252-6778

Email: info@calgaryclimbing.com

Website: http://calgaryclimbing.com

Address: 7130 Fisher Road SE

Calgary’s two best and biggest indoor climbing facilities, friendly staff, varied terrain, birthday parties, beginner lessons for all ages, kids climbing camps, youth and adult drop-in times, junior clubs and teams, corporate team-building, basic to advanced instruction, movement clinics, private coaching. Two convenient locations (Stronghold NW and Chinook SE). 

SPORTBALL

Phone: 403-452-0325

Email: calgary@sportball.ca

Website: http://sportball.ca

Sportball programs help children 16 months to 12 years old to develop socially and physically through a curriculum designed to reinforce self-confidence free from the pressure of competition. Children are exposed to skills-driven, high-energy, and fun-filled instruction delivered by trained coaches who share our passion. 

THE CITY OF CALGARY RECREATION

Phone: 403-268-3800

Website: http://calgary.ca/recreation

Let us help your children to live active, creative, and healthy lifestyles. We offer program options for all ages and abilities. Arts, fitness, swimming, sports, dance, skating, and more! Pick up a copy of the Program Guide or browse online. #GetMovingYYC 

THE CRUX CLIMBING AND BOULDERING

Address: Bay 9, 1415 - 28 Street NE

Phone: 403-235-CRUX (2789)

Website: http://thecruxclimbing.com

Join the Crux Junior Climbing team. The Crux Fall/Winter programs are offered for all levels of climbers. The Crux offers a unique, exciting, and fun opportunity for kids six and up to increase their physical strength, confidence, and problem-solving skills. We also offer a drop-in program that includes instruction. For more information, visit our website or contact us. 

VIVO FOR HEALTHIER GENERATIONS

Address: 1950 Country Village Link NE

Phone: 403-532-1013

Email: guestservices@vivo.ca

Website: http://vivo.ca

Skate, swim, dance, climb, create, connect, and explore. Come in from the cold for family fun at Vivo with a wide variety of unique and innovative programs and activities for parents and children alike. Get active, get healthy, and do it together! Visit vivo.ca and discover your passion today! 

PRIVATE, CHARTER & ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLS

BANBURY CROSSROADS SCHOOL

Website: http://banburycrossroads.com

Since 1979, Banbury Crossroads has been a self-directed learning school fostering student autonomy in a culture of mutual respect.

CALGARY ARTS ACADEMY

Website: http://calgaryartsacademy.com

Calgary Arts Academy is a Kindergarten to Year 9 public charter school, teaching the Alberta Curriculum through Arts Immersion. 

CALGARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

Website: http://calgarychristianschool.com

Calgary’s first independent faith-based school, integrating faith and learning since 1963.

CALGARY FRENCH & INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

Website: http://cfis.com

At the Calgary French & International School (CFIS), an ability to effectively and confidently navigate among different cultures affords our graduates an exciting range of
future options.

CALGARY WALDORF SCHOOL

Website: http://calgarywaldorf.org

The Waldorf approach recognizes that children have distinct, age-related educational and social/emotional needs, which unfold through stages of their development. 

CLEAR WATER ACADEMY

Website: http://clearwateracademy.com

A Catholic School of Integral Formation® from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12.

EDGE SCHOOL

Website: http://edgeschool.com

The Edge School mission is to build a culture of personal excellence in academics, athletics, and character. 

GLENMORE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

Website: http://gcaschool.com

Glenmore Christian Academy (GCA), was established in 1980 by First Alliance Church as an accredited private school located in southwest Calgary. 

LYCÉE LOUIS PASTEUR

Website: http://lycee.ca

The Lycée Louis Pasteur in Calgary is a non-denominational private international school. 

MASTER’S ACADEMY & COLLEGE

Website: http://masters.ab.ca

Master’s Academy & College offers a well-rounded, innovative, and a fully accredited Kindergarten to Grade 12 program.

NORTH POINT SCHOOL FOR BOYS

Phone: 403-744-5214

Email: info@northpoint.school

Website: http://northpoint.school

North Point School for Boys was founded in 2014. We tap into boys’ natural curiosity and energy as a foundation for lifelong learning. A strong academic program is just the beginning - we fuel motivation through real-life learning, digital platforms, and outdoor adventure developing well-rounded, self-motivated, independent learners. The program also provides weekly in-house academies covering engineering, financial, and active living. PEP Hockey Academy also available. 

PHOENIX FOUNDATION

Website: http://phoenixfoundation.ca

Phoenix is a non-profit, private, non-denominational, publicly accredited Alberta school located in Calgary.

PROVIDENCE

Phone: 403-255-5577

Email: info@providencechildren.com

Website: http://providencechildren.com

(Please see our full listing in the ‘Healthy Living Guide’ - ‘Special Needs’ section.)

RENFREW EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Phone: 403-291-5038

Website: http://renfreweducation.org

(Please see our full listing in the ‘Healthy Living Guide’ - ‘Special Needs’ section.)

RIVER VALLEY SCHOOL

Website: http://rivervalleyschool.ca

River Valley School is always open. No need to wait for a special date down the road, we want to meet you and your family one-on-one when you are ready. 

RUNDLE COLLEGE PRIMARY (PRESCHOOL TO GRADE 3)

Website: http://rundle.ab.ca

STRATHCONA-TWEEDSMUIR SCHOOL

Website: http://sts.ab.ca

Located a few minutes south of Calgary, Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School (STS), develops well-balanced students for a life of purpose by inspiring excellence in scholarship, leadership, and character. 

TUTORING

ENGAGED EDUCATORS CORP.

Address: #50, 1331 - 44 Avenue NE

Phone: 403-283-3278

Email: info@engagededucators.com

Website: http://engagededucators.com

Our one on one, direct instruction programs include, reading, basic math, study skills, comprehension and vocabulary, as well as critical thinking skills and essay writing. We customize our programs to the individual student.  How may we assist you and your student? Call now for your free, no obligation assessment. 

LITERACY VILLAGE (TUTORING AND ENRICHMENT IN LITERACY)

Phone: 403-690-9446

Website: http://literacyvillage.info

Literacy Village (tutoring) was designed to provide an enriching and rewarding experience for students targeting the fundamentals of literacy in reading, writing, and spelling. These three main areas of literacy are explored and students are provided with the appropriate skills, tools and strategies in which they can feel comfortable in applying through a whole language approach. Concepts covered weekly include the key quality traits of writing, spelling, phonics, fine motor letter placement, sight words, reading fluency, word building, comprehension, sentence structure, grammar and story creations. 

PEARSON ACADEMICS

Phone: 403-383-2235

Email: info@pearsonacademics.com

Website: http://pearsonacademics.com

Pearson Academics provides high quality, effective tutoring, catered to your child’s academic needs. We offer year-round, private, one-on-one tutoring in all subjects from Kindergarten to Grade 12. Our skilled and dedicated tutors plan in-depth, relevant lessons in accordance with provincial requirements. Simultaneously, we help your child develop time management, organization, and study skills. Join us and experience our genuine investment in your child’s long-term growth and success.

READING TOWN VARSITY

Phone: 403-454-2777

Email: varsity.readingtown@gmail.com

Website: http://varsity.readingtown.com

Website: http://china.readingtown.com

Website: http://readingtown.com

Reading Town’s globally renowned academic program coming to Varsity, Calgary NW. Founded in New York in 1986, with 145 centres in 25 countries, Reading Town has become a globally renowned learning centre and content provider, reaching out all over the world with quality educational programs. We are the right answer to your children’s education. Over 30,000 enrolled Reading Town students have been placed in gifted learning programs in their respective schools. We don’t give promises, but actual results. Maximize your academic potential with Reading Town! 

LEARNING RESOURCES

BRICKS 4 KIDZ

Phone: 403-457-5530

Email: calgary@bricks4kidz.com

Website: http://bricks4kidz.com/calgary

An internationally-recognized leader in hands-on learning with Lego® and Robotics for children ages three to 13 +, we offer in-depth curriculum and proprietary designs that align with Alberta Education standards. Our trained educators provide flexible home, facility, or community-based options in an inquiry-based format that engages learners and supports whole child development. 

CALGARY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Phone: 403-260-2600

Website: http://calgarylibrary.ca

Calgary Public Library offers books, magazines, newspapers, and databases on every topic imaginable. download eBooks directly to your device (libraryebooks.ca). Check out free movies, TV, music, and audiobooks with Hoopla (libraryhoopla.ca). Free homework help is available through in-library programs or online (librarybrainfuse.ca or librarysolaro.ca). Visit the Library online at calgarylibrary.ca or at any one of our 18 community libraries throughout Calgary. That’s the power of your Free Library card! 

ENGINEERING FOR KIDS

Phone: 587-349-4555

Email: calgary@engineeringforkids.com

Website: http://engineeringforkids.com/calgary

Engineering For KidsEngineering For Kids brings science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), to kids ages four to 14 in a fun and challenging way through classes, camps, clubs, and parties. We are proud to inspire children to build on their natural curiosity by teaching engineering concepts through hands-on learning. From launching rockets, building levitating cars to robotics, MinecraftEDU, video game design, and creating fun objects using Lego® bricks, Engineering for Kids covers it all. 

FAMILY PASTIMES LTD.

Phone: 1-888-267-4414

Email: info@familypastimes.com

Website: http://familypastimes.com

For over 45 years, our co-operative games have been praised for helping people of all ages and all situations develop the skills to play, work, and learn together. 

ROOTS 2 STEM

Phone: 403-452-4847

Email: info@roots2stem.ca

Website: http://roots2stem.ca

Inspiring and sharing the passion of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) through innovative hands-on learning. With small class sizes and professional engineering instructors and mentors, we provide a uniquely diverse and inclusive setting where budding scientists (six to 18 years old) have access to state-of-the-art equipment including robotics, 3D design printing, and much more. Roots 2 STEM offers Junior Engineering year-round study programs, in-school education programs, and field trip class visits to our 4,000 square foot laboratory. 

YOUTHLINK CALGARY POLICE INTERPRETIVE CENTRE

Phone: 403-428-4530

Email: info@youthlinkcalgary.com

Website: http://youthlinkcalgary.com

YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre is a highly interactive museum that explores the amazing world of Calgary police. The centre is open to the public on Fridays and Saturdays from 10am to 4pm, and admission is free! The centre offers a variety of public programs, including birthday parties, CSI Jr., group tours, and Police Summer Camp. Get ready for an Arresting experience! 

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