Born Learning

Born Learning teacher with sign

Born Learning Academies

Born Learning Academies consist of a series of six free workshops that are designed to help parents prepare their children for success. The academies are an initiative of our Women United donor network.

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2022 Impact Summary

If you don't see an academy, please sign up to be notified of future academies.

Session topics include: 

  • Early learning & relationships
  • Language skills
  • Nutrition & health
  • Starting routines
  • Free tablet for each family that attends 5 of 6 workshops 
  • Giveaways for parents and kids

Help kids enter Kindergarten ready to succeed. Support Born Learning.

Born Learning Calendar

Receive a calendar of daily ideas to make everyday moments teachable moments. You can download the 2023 Born Learning Calendar or have a calendar mailed to you by calling 563.355.0334 or filling out the calendar request form.

Additional Tools and Programs

In addition to Born Learning Academies, Women United volunteers have developed additional programs and tools in the Quad Cities to help you prepare your child for scholastic success.

Sign up for Start Smart Quad Cities texts on fun, educational things to do with your child under five years.

You’ll receive four text messages per week. Sign up by texting BORNLEARNING to 866.798.9557.

Our Born Learning trails include fun games or activities posted on aluminum signs. Activities include counting the number of flowers or colors nearby, hopscotch and identifying shapes, colors and various images painted on the ground.

Quad Cities locations include:

  • Buffalo Park – 1115 Chestnut St., Buffalo
  • Camden Park – Highway 67 & Milan Beltway, Milan
  • Fairmount Pines Housing Complex – 4205 N Fairmount St., Davenport
  • Family Museum - 2900 Learning Campus Dr., Bettendorf
  • Marquette Park – 3200 N. Marquette St., Davenport
  • Nahant Marsh – 4220 Wapello Ave., Davenport
  • Skip-A-Long Child Development Services – 1609 4th St., Rock Island


Email Marci Zogg or call 563.344.0334.