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Learning Pods

About Learning Pods

Learning Pods is a free program for students who are in grades 4 – 9 and are residents of Brooklyn Center. Learning Pods will provide youth with hands-on distance learning support and enrichment opportunities, all in a physically safe, small-group setting.

Participants can sign up for one cohort:

  • Cohort A (Monday/Tuesday)
  • Cohort B (Thursday/Friday)

Dates: January 25 – March 26
*Will follow BCCS calendar. No program on days BCCS has no school.
Location: Earle Brown Heritage Center, 6155 Earle Brown Dr, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
Drop-Off Time: 8:15 – 8:45 am
Pick-Up Time: 2:30 – 3:00 pm

Lunch and snacks are provided. Must bring Chromebooks and chargers to log into daily distance learning classes.

COVID-19 Safety Protocols

All youth must follow these safety protocols:

  • Wear a mask throughout the day (masks provided)
  • Get a daily temperature check and do daily health screening
  • Youth will be sent home if showing any COVID symptoms
  • Parents agree to keep youth at home if they or someone in the household is experiencing COVID symptoms

Questions? Please contact Travis Smith at