Welcome to Detour 2 Discovery


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

Kindergarten boy wearing a plaid shirt and striped hat outside

Kindergarten Prep

Preparing children for success in kindergarten and beyond


Meet Our Teaching Team

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

Dorothy S., Daycare Teacher, Detour 2 Discovery, Chicago, IL

Dorothy S.

I love teaching because: I love being a part of early childhood educators and having a positive impact on a child's growth and development.

Teaching since: 2006

Sharon F., Daycare Teacher, Detour 2 Discovery, Chicago, IL

Sharon F.

I love teaching because: I get to help children learn in different ways. I enjoy doing hands-on activities with them, as well as, reading books.

Teaching since: 2013


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

Open House

March 7 | 10am-12pm

Join us at our Open House to learn how early education at Bright Horizons® captures the joys of childhood.