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We believe each child has a gift that can change the world in a profound way


Learn to Learn

Socratic Discussions and self paced challenges equip children to be independent lifelong learners.

Learn to Do

Hands-on Quests for Science, Entrepreneurship and the Arts prepare children for Apprenticeships and real world challenges.

Learn to Be

The Hero’s Journey, relational covenants and real world consequences transform difficult decisions into virtuous habits.

Why Deep Creek Learning Center


Our Approach

Our children have vast interests and learning styles. At DCLC: an Acton Academy, we provide children with the opportunity to express themselves through a learner driven approach to learning.


We care about our community. DCLC: An Acton academy is an authentic learning environment that is looking for ways to make a positive impact on the communities around us. We look for opportunities to build Biblical character and social emotional development. We want to support families in their quest to raise children who love, respect and care for their communities.


We Get Outside

We get outside. We look for opportunities to take our learning out of the classroom and in to the fresh air.  We aren't afraid to get dirty while we learn through play. Research tells us that children's healthy development requires opportunities to move their bodies and develop critical thinking skills in authentic environments .


DCLC Strong

DCLC is community focused and embraces a cooperative model that connects children, families with community partners to create win-wins for all involved.

We believe clear thinking leads to good decisions, good decisions lead to the right habits, the right habits forge character, and character determines destiny.

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