African Language Program

The African Language Program is a virtual program wherein students have the opportunity to learn African and Diasporic languages from native speakers. The program develops written, verbal, and reading skills. The current class offerings include Yoruba (Nigeria and Benin), Swahili (Kenya and Tanzania), Wolof (Senegal and Gambia), Twi (Ghana), and Haitian (Haiti). Students can enroll in one class or multiple per session.

What’s Included:

All Virtual Materials and Supplies


Grades 5-8

Ages 10-14


10 Weeks

Dates, Days, and Times: 

Spring Session: February-April

Summer Session: May-July 

Fall Session: September-November

Sessions are 1 hour each. The specific days and times vary based on the schedule of teachers. 

See the Spring schedule below:

Yoruba: Tuesdays 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. CST 

Swahili: Saturdays 8 a.m. - 9 a.m. CST

Wolof: Sundays 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. CST 

Twi: Sundays 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. CST

Haitian: Saturdays 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. CST  


Online via Zoom 

Program Fee:

$300 Total Per Session for One Language (can be paid in two installments of $150)