Ventures Childcare

KidVentures

KidVentures is a child-focused, enrichment and care program that incorporates a fun atmosphere with a safe setting where children can explore new interests and make new friends. Students participate in a variety of hands-on activities that build social, emotional, physical and academic skills. We collaborate with each elementary school to share facilities including the gyms, cafeteria, computer lab and outside play areas.

Flexible enrollment options:Community Services_Parent Aware Four Star banner

  • Set weekly schedule
  • Monthly calendar schedule
  • Drop-in options
  • School release day only
  • Late start and early release days

KidVentures is offered Monday through Friday at Bridgewater, Greenvale Park and Sibley Elementary from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Enrollment information is available below, at the schools and Community Services. Call 507.664.3750 for more information.

Community Services_ KidVenturesForms & Information:

Online Payments:

If you have not already been set up for an online account, please call Mary Hansen at 507.664.3750 to be issued a username and password.  Returning parents who already have an online account can make payments and view payment history online, using the link below.

Ventures Family Accounts »

One-Hour Late Start Wednesday (PLC Option):

KidVentures provides programming during the one-hour late start time on Wednesdays, for families who register and send payment ahead of time. The cost for each one-hour PLC session is $2.

The form below is for families who do not attend KidVentures but would like to register for the one-hour option. After initial registration, a form will be sent home each month for parents & guardians to register for the subsequent month’s Wednesdays.

Wednesday Late-Start Registration »

EarlyVentures Learning Center

EarlyVentures Learning Center is a child care center for infants, toddlers and preschoolers licensed by the Department of Human Services. We offer a variety of schedule and fee options and are located, along with Hand in Hand Preschool, at Longfellow School. Call 507.645.1216 to arrange a tour.

Registration:

Please call 507.645.1216 to inquire about openings.Community Services_EarlyVentures 2

Other Info:

EarlyVentures Release Days:

Release Day Contract – October 2014

Online Payments:

If you have not already been set up for an online account, please call Mary Hansen at 507.664.3750 to be issued a username and password.  Returning parents who already have an online account can make payments and view payment history online, using the link below.

Ventures Family Accounts »

SummerVentures

Make the most out of summer, with a variety of hands-on activities designed to engage learners. SummerVentures offers weekly themed camps for kids entering grades one through seven. Each week culminates in a field trip on Fridays.

Flexible registration includes half-day, full-day and drop-in options. SummerVentures runs from June through August and is open from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Themes and activities change each year, but sessions will offer opportunities for physical and skill-building activities, creative thinking, artistic endeavors and teamwork.

Community Services_SummerVentures 2014TweenVentures:

Youth entering grades 5, 6 & 7 participate in TweenVentures, a choice-driven program in which kids and staff develop their activities together. It is a place to practice independence and develop new friendships, interests and skills. The TweenVentures environment includes a cozy lounge area, game area, creativity zone, gym and outdoor area. Another unique component of the program is service learning, and TweenVentures also participates in afternoon swimming and field trips.

Registration:

Each spring we publish a new program brochure with registration materials. Please call 507.664.3750 with questions.

SummerVentures Brochure 2014 »

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