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.
- 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 (NSD)||NSD Registration Deadline|
|Monday, September 25||Monday, September 11|
|Wednesday, October 18||Wednesday, October 4|
|Thursday, October 19||Wednesday, October 4|
|Friday, October 20||Wednesday, October 4|
|Wednesday, November 22||Wednesday, November 8|
|Friday, December 8||Wednesday, November 22|
|Monday, December 18||Monday, December 4|
|Tuesday, December 19||Monday, December 4|
|Wednesday, December 20||Monday, December 4|
|Thursday, December 21||Monday, December 4|
|Friday, December 22||Monday, December 4|
|Wednesday, December 27*||Monday, December 4|
|Thursday, December 28*||Monday, December 4|
|Friday, January 26||Friday, January 12|
|Tuesday, February 20||Tuesday, February 6|
|Friday, March 29||Friday, March 15|
|Monday, April 1||Friday, March 15|
|Tuesday, April 2||Friday, March 15|
|Wednesday, April 3||Friday, March 15|
|Thursday, April 4||Friday, March 15|
|Thursday, April 5||Friday, March 15|
|Wednesday, April 10||Wednesday, March 27|
- Lake Harriet Lower
* Non-school day sites for December 27-28 are Armatage, Hale and Webster
|August 28-September 1||Professional Development & School Year Prep|
|September 4||Labor Day|
|November 3||Professional Development|
|November 23-24||Thanksgiving Holiday|
|December 25-26||Winter Break Holiday|
|December 29||New Year's Holiday|
|January 1||New Year's Holiday|
|January 15||Martin Luther King Jr. Day|
|February 19||President's Day|
|March 1||Professional Development|
|May 27||Memorial Day|
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.