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Summer Program

Summer 2024 Registration is now open!

Three Minneapolis Kids participants on the monkey bars

Our summer programming provides youth entering grades K-7 with a variety of choice-based activities designed specifically for their grade level. 

Full Day Care and Before & After Summer Scholars Care is available.

Still accepting registrations for Webster. All other summer locations have reached capacity. Further registrations will receive a waitlist notification.

Full Day Summer Care

Minneapolis Kids provides full day high-quality child care with enriching experiences encouraging youth to pursue interests, build friendships, and develop leadership skills, independence and confidence. Our summer programming provides youth with a variety of choice-based activities designed specifically for their grade level. 

June 20-August 21

Monday-Friday

M-TH: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. 
F: 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

No Programming June 17-19 and July 4-5

 
Rate: $48/Day

25 Day Minimum

Fee

A non-refundable annual summer processing fee of $30/child is charged upon contract approval.

Full Day Care Youngers

Kids playing with staff
Entering Grades K-4

Youth will build friendships, develop independence and confidence with activities throughout the day that promote our key learning areas (SEL, STEM, Literacy, Arts, Health and Physical Activity) as well as Service Learning and Community Connections.

Full Day Care Olders

Mpls Kids showing off their face paint
Entering Grades 5-7

Programs designed for older youth to explore interests, share their talents, and gain skills in leadership and independence. Youth will engage in experience-based activities that incorporate our key learning areas and promote community involvement.

*Olders programming is only available at Armatage, Keewaydin and Webster

Armatage

Burroughs

1601 W 50th St. 

Youngers Schedule

Hale

5330 13th Ave. S 
Youngers Schedule

Howe

3733 43rd Ave. S 
Youngers Schedule

Keewaydin

5209 30th Ave. S 
Youngers Schedule

Olders Schedule

Lake Harriet Lower

4030 Chowen Ave. S 
Youngers Schedule

Webster

425 5th St. NE 
 Schedule

 

Windom

5821 Wentworth Ave. S 

Youngers Schedule


Before & After Summer Scholars Care

Start and end your day with Minneapolis Kids during MPS Summer Scholars programming. 

June 24-August 1
Monday-Thursday
No Programming July 4
 
Fee

A non-refundable annual summer processing fee of $30/child is charged upon contract approval.

Before Care

Entering Grades K-7
7 a.m.-Start of Summer Scholars
 
Rate: $10/Day

12 Day Minimum

After Care

Entering Grades K-7
Summer Scholars End-6 p.m.
 
Rate:$13/Day

12 Day Minimum


Financial Assistance

Minnesota's Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) helps families pay for child care so parents can pursue work or school. To see if you qualify for this assistance call 612-348-5937, or apply online at mnbenefits.mn.gov.