Kids & Company: Summer Program

 Join us at Kids & Company, BLinK, or L.E.A.D. for Summer 2018.
Friday, June 15 to Wednesday, August 22.
Hours: 6:30 am - 6:15 pm

Summer Programming is for children
entering grades 1-8 next school year.

Your child's summer adventure includes:

Our summer program includes a weekly trip to an outdoor community pool, community service activities, clubs, special events, and a weekly field trip. Field trips vary by age. Summer also includes time for reading, arts and crafts, and time with friends.

We offer flexible scheduling for parents needing child-care either full time or for a minimum of 10 days throughout the summer. Register by April 15th to be guaranteed placement.

Highlights include:

Kids & Company: Grades 1-4
We offer exciting and enriching summer programming, that allows your child to experience the fun that summer time brings. Enjoy a full calendar of special events, field trips, swimming days, clubs, and daily activities.
Grades 1-2
: nature center, indoor park, or a play.
Grades 3-4: waterslide, tour event, or mini golf.

BLinK: Grades 5-6 (Building Leadership in Kids)
For our 5-6 graders, summer couldn’t be better! Join BLinK for challenge activities, open gym, rec room, service learning projects, swimming at the Junior High and St. Louis Park pools, and great field trips — all designed with the tween in mind!

L.E.A.D.: Grades 7-8 (Leadership, Enrichment, Academics and Dreams)
For our 7-8 graders, L.E.A.D. encourages leadership, making a difference with service learning, positive social interaction, all kinds of activities young teens enjoy, and most of all, fun! Field trips and daily events will be student-driven. Guaranteed FUN with challenge activities, open gym, service learning projects, swimming, and field trips. 
Transportation: is available for BLinK and L.E.A.D. students attending at WJH. Cost is $5/day or $150/full summer option. Parent drop-off at Tanglen Elementary only: 6:30-9:00 am, pick-up 4-6:15 pm. Students are bused to WJH.

All 2018 Summer Locations are at capacity and we are no longer taking registrations.  Summer Calendars

  • Alice Elementary, (Grades 1 - 4) phone # 952.988.4212
  • Gatewood Elementary, (Grades 1 - 4) phone # 952.988.5215
  • Tanglen Elementary, (Grades 1 - 4) phone # 952.988.4913 
  • West Junior High  (BLinK Grades 5 - 6) phone # 952.988.4458 
  • West Junior High (LEAD Grades 7 - 8) phone # 952.988.4389 

Free Breakfast and Lunch Program will be offered at Alice Smith Elementary, Gatewood Elementary, and West Junior High through the Hopkins Schools Student Nutrition Department. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

2018 Summer Rates

  • 30 or more days is $38.75/day
  • 20 - 29 days is $43.00/day
  • 10 - 19 days is $49.00/day