Sartell Programs

KIDSTOP

 

KIDSTOP is a school-age child care program for K-6 located in the Sartell-St. Stephen school district, as well as in the St. Cloud and Sauk Rapids-Rice school districts and STRIDE and Athlos charter schools. The KIDSTOP program is part of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota, which has provided quality programs and services to young people in our community since 1974. Our mission is to inspire all young people to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

KIDSTOP services stem from the five core Boys & Girls Clubs’ program areas:

  • Character & Leadership Development
  • Education & Career Development
  • Health & Life Skills
  • The Arts
  • Sports, Fitness, & Recreation

Scholarships and county child care assistance are available to families in need. The Boys & Girls Club is committed to making sure that ALL children are entitled to quality after-school care, because the children of Central Minnesota deserve to continue to have a positive place to stay after school – a place that is convenient for parents and fun for kids.

Oak Ridge KIDSTOP

Oak Ridge Kindergarten KIDSTOP

Starting in fall 2020, Oak Ridge will be the new home for kindergartners.

Boys & Girls Club will provide kindergarten KIDSTOP at Oak Ridge before and after school.

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 kindergarten KIDSTOP:

  • Full-time KIDSTOP leadership
  • A 1 to 15 ratio of youth development staff to kids
  • 30-minute rotations for kindergartners with age-appropriate activities, including daily opportunities in academics, gym, STEM, art and high-yield learning games
  • Staff will work closely with teachers to build on skills taught in the classroom
  • Activities will help kindergartners develop literacy and math skills, as well as large and fine motor skills
  • 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.

Register for KIDSTOP online today!

 

Register for KIDSTOP

 

KIDSTART pre-school wrap-around child care program

KIDSTART

KIDSTART is a pre-school wrap-around childcare program operated by Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota. This program complements our KIDSTOP school-age child care program and will provide your child with quality developmental opportunities to help them transition seamlessly into kindergarten and KIDSTOP. KIDSTART will be offered in the Sartell-St. Stephen school district starting September 2020 at Oak Ridge.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota is an affiliate of Boys & Girls Clubs of America and has provided quality programs and services to young people in our community since 1974. Our mission is to inspire and enable all young people to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

The KIDSTART pre-school child care program offers:

  • Affiliated with Boys & Girls Clubs of America
  • Full-time professional leadership, supplemented by part-time, consistent youth development staff
  • 10:1 child to staff ratio
  • Open on most non-school days
  • Nutritious snacks provided each morning & afternoon
  • Lunch program provided through the school on school days
  • Daily morning & afternoon rest times

Enriching Programs & Activities:

  • Story time
  • Games & high-yield learning activities
  • Pre-school STEM activities
  • Arts & crafts
  • Gym & outdoor play time on the playground
  • And much more!

KIDSTART monthly fees:

$450 per month due at the beginning of the month, unless you sign up for Easy Pay, which processes payments automatically two times per month. Click here to download an Easy Pay form now.

Register for KIDSTART

 

Pine Meadow KIDSTOP

Pine Meadow KIDSTOP

Boys & Girls Club will provide KIDSTOP  for first and second graders at Pine Meadow before and after school.

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.

 

Register for KIDSTOP

 

Riverview

Update: Riverview

More information coming soon.

 

Registration & Fee Information

Registration & Fee Information

KIDSTOP has a non-refundable registration of $20.00 per child for the school year and $10.00 per child for the summer. Please refer to the KIDSTART section for pre-school fees and registration information.

The daily fee for KIDSTOP is as follows:

  • $4.00 per day for before-school KIDSTOP
  • $10.50 per day for after-school KIDSTOP

Parents only pay for the days their child actually attends, and flexible schedules are welcome.

Sign up for Easy Pay and never worry about late fees!  Click here to download an Easy Pay form now.

County child care assistance is available to families in need. Please contact us for more information at club@bgcmn.org.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota has a scholarship program to ensure that all youth, regardless of financial ability, can participate in the KIDSTOP program. For more information on the scholarship program or to apply for county child care assistance, please contact our administrative office at 320-252-7616 or club@bgcmn.org.

2019-20 Scholarship Application Form

 

Register for KIDSTOP