Welcome to Detour 2 Discovery

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Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Audra O., Daycare Center Director, Detour 2 Discovery, Chicago, IL

Meet the Center Director

Audra Ohlson

M-F: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 773-249-5041


Our Early Education Programs Offer More Than Daycare

Infant boy crawling and smiling


An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

Toddler girl in a pink coat and two pigtails looking up and smiling


An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

Preschool girl with short, brown, curly hair sitting at a table and smiling


Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

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Kindergarten Prep

Preparing children for success in kindergarten and beyond


Meet Our Teaching Team

Karina T., Daycare Teacher, Detour 2 Discovery, Chicago, IL

Karina T.

I love teaching because: Favorite Children's Book Good Night Moon by Wise Brown I Love Teaching Because: I get to see them achieve their full potential.

Teaching since: 2016

Andrea D., Daycare Teacher, Detour 2 Discovery, Chicago, IL

Andrea D.

I love teaching because: Being able to support the children's Social-Emotional Interacts with peers Favorite Children's Book The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywait

Teaching since: 2012

Julianne D., Daycare Teacher, Detour 2 Discovery, Chicago, IL

Julianne D.

I love teaching because: It inspires me to be creative everyday and to be a part of my student's growth.

Teaching since: 2017


Bringing Our Curriculum to Life

Scientific experiments for Kids | STEM activities|Safety goggles|Bright Horizons

Our NAEYC Accreditation

Bright Horizons is committed to 100% NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) accreditation for all of our eligible child care centers and preschools.

Why NAEYC? Based on a multi-step process of continuous evaluation and improvement, NAEYC accreditation is the most comprehensive in the field, ensuring that our programs are informed by research and demonstrate high-quality standards.

NAEYC accreditation is our commitment to families. It is one way we provide the very best care and education for young children. Bright Horizons goes beyond what a traditional daycare would offer in order to establish a strong foundation for success in school and life.


Upcoming Events for Families

Summer Explorations

June 30 | 8am-6pm

Join us for an action-packed summer! Rolling enrollment starts in March.