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CULTURALLY CONSCIOUS EDUCATION IN THE CAROLINAS!

The Hybrid Learning Center is provided for families under the Akoma Cares umbrella.  Although we offer classes that rely on the support of community and parent volunteers, we are not a homeschool co-operative.

 

Our classes and clubs are designed to add value to your home education experience while still leaving room for flexibility in your schedule. We respect all education methods, but value a more community driven experience that encourages academic exploration through group learning opportunities and connection. 

 

We offer a variety of in-person, virtual, and hybrid classes specifically designed for melanated children of all ages and abilities residing in North and South Carolina. Our classes are afro-centered, culturally relevant, and reinforce positive self-identity for our students as they learn about--and from, people that understand and look like them.

 

In person classes are primarily held across the Columbia area and neighboring cities with field trips spanning across the North and South Carolina region. We partner with spaces across the Carolinas to reinforce that the world truly is a classroom. You can catch us exploring spaces and trying new things all throughout the region!

 

Our student clubs are also a combination of hybrid and in-person activities that are rich in education. Learn more about our HYPE student clubs here.

BECOME A PART OF THE AKOMA COMMUNITY

Families and students can join as members or partipicate a la carte, the choice is yours! Membership rates per family are per child, range in cost according to child's age, and how many children registered per family. You can view the price breakdown and multiple child discount format here.

 

As an Akoma Member, you recieve:

 

 

  • Membership access to all Akoma Cares H.Y.P.E Clubs. Learn more about H.Y.P.E . *an additional supply fee for H.Y.P.E Nature Club applies. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Unlimited access to Akoma Cares curricula and lesson plans

 

 

 

  • Free one-on-one consultations for parents

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Free virtual parent workshops and classes throughout the year.

 

 

 

  • And more!

BECOME A MEMBER

Becoming a member is easy and it has it‘s perks. Annual Membership enrollment is in August, however, you can become a member at any time and have your membership fees prorated!

 

You can also choose to pay for the entire year or break your annual membership into three payments.

 

Because our classes and clubs are scheduled year round, you can enroll any time of  year and participate in as many or as little activities you choose. The choice is yours.

NOT READY TO BECOME A MEMBER YET?

That’s okay! You can still enroll for classes and clubs a la carte. Check out our classes here and clubs here.

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