Groundbreaking on our NEW Sandwich & Genoa Toddler Garden locations

Even though it’s off season we are still hard at work in our new Toddler Garden locations! In 2022 we will have a Toddler Garden in Sandwich located in Knights Park, and in Genoa located at Chamberlain Park. These gardens will have some similar features to our DeKalb Toddler Garden located in Welsh Park, but also some new, fun, and …

FREE Family Photo Event!

  Basics DeKalb County & The DeKalb County Regional Office of Education are hosting an event for families of all kinds to receive a professional family photo! Each family will receive a link to a digital downloadable photo and a printed photo as well. Spots are limited so sign up ASAP!

Funding for Basics DeKalb County Advances through House Appropriations Committee

Basics DeKalb County, a local initiative housed in the DeKalb County Regional Office of Education, was announced as one of the projects Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) chose to receive federal funding through the new Community Project Funding initiative. This new initiative for Fiscal Year 2022 allows Members of Congress to request direct funding for projects that benefit the communities they …

July in the Toddler Garden!

Join us at the Basics Toddler Garden in Welsh Park on Russel Rd. in DeKalb every Thursday at 10:00 for some fun brain-building activities and story times! Programming is for caregivers AND children of all ages, even infants! No registration is required. see event: