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Minneapolis Public Schools will temporarily move to online learning Friday, Jan. 14 through Thursday, Jan. 27. Learn more.

Summer Program

Minneapolis Kids provides high-quality child care with enriching experiences encouraging youth entering 1st-7th grade to pursue interests, build friendships, and develop leadership skills, independence and confidence.

Registration Opens February 18, 2022 at 7:00 am. Register online at

Care Before & After Summer Scholars (SS) 
Youth can start and end their day at Minneapolis Kids when attending a Summer Scholars Academy.  For more information about Summer Scholars Academies visit 

Dates: June 21-July 28, 2022
Closed June 20, July 4
Hours: Monday-Thursday
6:30 am - SS start time AND
SS end time - 6:00 pm
Before & After Care Rates
Before Scholars: $7.50/day
After Scholars: $13.30/day
(12 day minimum)


Full Day Summer Care

Programing at all sites include choice-based activities throughout the day that promote:

  • Social and Emotional Learning
  • STEM (science, technology, engineering, math)
  • Literacy
  • Arts
  • Health and Physical Activity
  • Service Learning 
  • Community Connections

Youth-voice is an important part of the summer experience and is incorporated into programming through opportunities to share ideas, give feedback and plan and lead activities. 

Dates: June 16-August 26, 2022
Closed June 20, July 4
Hours: Monday - Friday
6:30 am -6:00 pm
Summer 2022 Care Rates
$43 Regular Registered Days
(25 day minimum)
$50 Drop-In-Days
(Requires active contract)

1601 W 50th St, 55419

3900 W River Pkwy, 55406

120 W 15th St, 55403

Green Central
3416 4th Ave S, 55408

5209 30th Ave S, 55417 

Lake Harriet Lower
4030 Chowen Ave, 55419

Loring (Before & After SS only)
2600 44th Ave N, 55412

425 5th St NE, 55413

5821 Wentworth Ave S, 55419

Financial Assistance may be available to qualifying families through:

Child Care Assistance Program:
Hennepin County - 612-348-5937
Ramsey County - 651-641-6665
Anoka County - 763-717-7711
Think Small - 651-641-0305

1250 W. Broadway Ave.
MN 55411
Main Office
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