Kids & Company: Summer Program


 Summer program runs

Friday, June 12 to Wednesday, August 19.
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 summertime 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.

Grades 1-4 Contact Information

Alice Smith- Kari Joseph 952-988-4212

Gatewood- Jon Smart 952-988-5215 

Meadowbrook- Michelle Chapin or Joe Wilson

BLinK: Grade 5-6 (Building Leadership in Kids)
BLinK is being specially designed for youth entering grades 5-6. Join BLinK for challenge activities, open gym, rec room, service learning projects, swimming and great field trips — all designed with the tween in mind!

L.E.A.D.: Grades 7-8 (Leadership, Enrichment, Academics and Dreams)
L.E.A.D. is being specially designed for youth entering grades 7-8. L.E.A.D. encourages leadership, making a difference with service learning, positive social interaction, all kinds of activities youth 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 to/from Meadowbrook to West Junior High and Hopkins High School is available for BLinK and LEAD youth.

Parent pick-up at Meadowbrook is between 4 - 6:15 pm.

The cost is $7/day, at a maximum cost of $150 for the entire summer.

BLinK and L.E.A.D. Contact Information:

Kim Feist (BLinK) 952-988-5316

Jaime Grossman (LEAD) 952-988-5142

Register for L.E.A.D. HERE

Summer Calendars 

  • Alice Smith Elementary, (Grades 1 - 4) 801 Minnetonka Mills Rd, Hopkins, MN 55343 
  • Gatewood Elementary, (Grades 1 - 4) 14900 Gatewood Dr, Minnetonka, MN 55345
  • Meadowbrook Elementary, (Grades 1 - 4) 5430 Glenwood Ave, Golden Valley, MN 55422
  • West Junior High, (BLinK Grade 5 - 6) 3830 Baker Road, Hopkins, MN 55305
  • Hopkins High School, (LEAD Grades 7 - 8) 2400 Lindbergh Drive, Minnetonka, MN 55305

Free Breakfast and Lunch Program will be offered at Alice Smith Elementary, Gatewood Elementary, West Junior High and Hopkins High School through the Hopkins Schools Student Nutrition Department. Students at Meadowbrook Elementary can purchase a lunch for $4.10. This process will be part of your registration for summer. Meadowbrook students can bring an optional morning snack. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

2020 Summer Rates

  • 30 or more days is $39/day 
  • 20-29 days is $44/day
  • 10-19 days is $50/day