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Hickman

2301 Hickman Road, Des Moines, IA 50310

The inner-city Des Moines Freedom Center, established in 2006, contains nine buildings. The six-acre campus includes a backyard with a basketball court, a large kitchen, wood shop, activity center, art studio, welding shop, bike shop, and more.

The following after school programs are offered for K-12th grade students for the 2019 - 2020 school year:

  • Whiz Kidz (K-5th grade), Monday from 3:15-6:00 pm or Wednesday from 3:15-6:00 pm.

  • Discovery (middle school), Thursday from 4:00-7:00 pm or Tuesday from 4:00 - 7:00 pm.

  • Journey (high school), Monday from 4:00-7:00 pm (at Freedom Blend Coffee, 2329 Hickman Road, Des Moines), with skills classes held Wednesdays from 4:00 - 6:00 pm at 2301 Hickman Road (main campus).

For more information about the Des Moines Freedom Center, please contact freedomprogram@freedomforyouth.org.

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