School Age Childcare

  • The Boys and Girls Club of Central Minnesota offers childcare for wraparound or extended hours on school and some non-school days.

    Preschool (4 year olds): KIDSTART
    The Boys & Girls Club of Central Minnesota offers extended day services through KIDSTART, preschool wrap-around childcare.

    Kindergarten-Grade 5: KIDSTOP
    The Boys & Girls Club of Central Minnesota offers extended day services through KIDSTOP. Please view this video from KIDSTOP.


    NEW FOR Fall 2021: Boys & Girls Club will provide KIDSTOP at Riverview for 3rd-5th graders before and after school during the 2021-22 school year!  Those who have not yet registered may do so here:

    Before-school KIDSTOP is open from 6:30 a.m. until school starts, and after-school KIDSTOP is open from school dismissal until 6 p.m.

    Parents can expect the following great programming as part of KIDSTOP:

    • Full-time KIDSTOP leadership
    • A 1 to 15 ratio of youth development staff to kids
    • Daily snacks before and after school
    • 45-minute rotations with age-appropriate, high-interest activities for young people, with daily opportunities in sports, arts, academics, games and social recreation
    • Power Hour, an evidence-based homework help program designed by Boys & Girls Clubs of America, will be offered daily
    • Staff will work closely with teachers as requested to ensure healthy homework completion habits are developed
    • Daily outside play and snack time after school
    • Open most non-school days and in the summer
    • Parents only pay for the days their child actually attends, and flexible schedules are welcome. 

    For more information about KIDSTOP, for updates, or to register for KIDSTOP on non-school days, please click here:

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Last Modified on August 24, 2021