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ROCORI/STRIDE Academy/Athlos Academy KIDSTOP Registration Program

If you're looking for a positive place to entertain your child this summer and next fall, well, look no further! KIDSTOP has got you covered, with enriching activities offered every day while you're at work.

kidstop-girls-art.jpgKIDSTOP is a school-age child care program for grades K-6 provided by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota. Children are eligible to start attending KIDSTOP the summer before they start kindergarten. Kids love KIDSTOP because they have so many activities to choose from, including the Power Hour homework and reading help program, computer access, gym activities, outdoor games, arts and crafts, or just hanging out with friends. Parents love the program because they know their kids are in the hands of youth guidance professionals who really care about them.

The KIDSTOP Program Offers

  • Life-enhancing programs that help young people reach their potential
  • Full-time professional leadership
  • Parents only pay for the days their child actually attends
  • Nutritious snacks are provided daily
  • KIDSTOP is open every day from 6:30 a.m. until school starts & from school dismissal until 6 p.m.
  • KIDSTOP is open most school holidays and during the summer

KIDSTOP ensures age-appropriate activities are safe and fun for all K-6th graders. Your child will benefit from consistent staff every day who are there to build positive relationships. A range of activities takes place in 45-minute rotations to actively engage your child in their program of choice.

KIDSTOP Fee Information

KIDSTOP has a non-refundable registration fee of $20.00 per child for the school year and $10.00 per child for summer. 

Remember: you only pay for the days your child actually attends!

School-day hours are from 6:30 a.m. until school start and school dismissal until 6 p.m. Non-school day hours are from 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Scholarships and county assistance are available. Please contact KIDSTOP Operations Director Geri Bechtold at 252-7616 for more information.


Register Online for ROCORI/STRIDE Academy/Athlos Academy KIDSTOP

KIDSTOP Scholarship Application (PDF)

Weather-related closing information for the morning program

If there is a two-hour late start for ROCORI/STRIDE schools, ROCORI/STRIDE KIDSTOP will be open, provided that staff are able to safely get to school to open the program. Please call ahead, as staff should be on-site by 6:30 a.m., if they are able to make it on time. Please refer to Weather-Related Closings for more information.