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Non-School Days

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Minneapolis Kids provides care from 6:30am-6:00pm when school is not in session. Enrollment is optional and on a first-come, first-served basis. Programming includes theme days, special activities, or community trips to engage youth throughout the day. Afternoon snack is provided, but families must pack a lunch unless otherwise noted.

Important Information
  • Children must be registered for the day at least two weeks in advance. Registration after the registration deadline is based on space and staff availability.
  • The cost is $46 per day if registered by the deadline. $56 per day after the deadline with site approval.
  • A signed permission slip is required for each community trip.
  • Minneapolis Public Schools does not provide bus transportation for students on non-school days. 
  • Download the Minneapolis Kids Non-School Days and Site Closure Schedule

Non-School Days
Non-School Days (NSD)NSD Registration Deadline
Monday, September 25Monday, September 11
Wednesday, October 18Wednesday, October 4
Thursday, October 19Wednesday, October 4
Friday, October 20Wednesday, October 4
Wednesday, November 22Wednesday, November 8
Friday, December 8Wednesday, November 22
Monday, December 18Monday, December 4
Tuesday, December 19Monday, December 4
Wednesday, December 20Monday, December 4
Thursday, December 21Monday, December 4
Friday, December 22Monday, December 4
Wednesday, December 27*Monday, December 4
Thursday, December 28*Monday, December 4
Friday, January 26Friday, January 12
Tuesday, February 20Tuesday, February 6
Friday, March 29Friday, March 15
Monday, April 1Friday, March 15
Tuesday, April 2Friday, March 15
Wednesday, April 3Friday, March 15
Thursday, April 4Friday, March 15
Thursday, April 5Friday, March 15
Wednesday, April 10Wednesday, March 27
Non-School Day Sites
  • Armatage
  • Burroughs
  • Dowling
  • Hale
  • Keywaydin
  • Kenny
  • Lake Harriet Lower
  • Webster

* Non-school day sites for December 27-28 are Armatage, Hale and Webster

Closure Dates
Closure Dates
August 28-September 1Professional Development & School Year Prep
September 4Labor Day
November 3Professional Development
November 23-24Thanksgiving Holiday
December 25-26Winter Break Holiday
December 29New Year's Holiday
January 1New Year's Holiday
January 15Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 19President's Day
March 1Professional Development
May 27 Memorial Day
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