Hejsan -- Children's After School Program

Swedish American Museum

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The after-school program is designed for children ages 5 to 10, teaching them about particular events, subjects, people, or holidays in Swedish and Swedish-American culture.  Dancing, singing, and crafts often are part of this program. Younger children are welcome under the supervision of an adult. 

The Fall 2011 schedule for Hejsan is Swedish children’s book characters:

Sept. 15: “Super Grandpa” (from Super Grandpa by Davis Schwartz)

Oct. 20: “Linnea” (from Linnea series by Christina Björk)

Nov. 17: “Pelle” (from Pelle’s New Suit by Elsa Beskow)

Dec. 15: “Emil” (from Emil series by Astrid Lindgren)

Jan. 19: “Stefan” (from Pancake Dreams by Ingmarie Ahvander)

  • Event Category Indoor Fun, Other Dance , Other, Other Art , Other Museums
  • Event Cost Under $10
    Reservations recommended $1 per child
  • Event Ages 3-6, 6-9, 9-12

Event Location

Swedish American Museum

5211 N. Clark St
Chicago, IL 60640

(773) 728-8111