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Kidstop is a choice based, high quality and enriching school-age care experience for children Kindergarten - 5th grade.

Whether your child craves challenge and adventure, connection and friendships, or just wants to chill, Kidstop offers engaging opportunities as unique as your child. Every aspect of what we do has your child in mind. Choice based programming allows your child to make choices about how they want to spend their time while in our program.

Kidstop is open from 6:30 AM until the school start time, and from school end time until 6:00 PM.

Kidstop tuition includes a healthy breakfast during the morning hours, and a snack during afternoon programming based on USDA guidelines.

Kidstop locations for the 2019-2020 School Year: 

Basswood Elementary Cedar Island Elementary Edinbrook Elementary
Elm Creek Elementary Fernbrook Elementary Oak View Elementary
Rice Lake Elementary Rush Creek Elementary Weaver Lake STEM
Woodland Elementary Zanewood Community School


  • Birch Grove, Fair Oaks, Palmer Lake, and Park Brook students attend Zanewood Kidstop before and after school. Parents drop off at Zanewood in the AM and bus to school. After school students will bus back to Zanewood where children can be picked up.
  • Open from 6:30am until school start time, and from school end time until 6:00pm.
  • Non-School Day programming is offered at all of our programming sites except Osseo Middle School.
  • Kidstop programs are not offered at Crest View or Garden City.

Contract Options

  • Consistent Schedule: Fixed schedule from week to week. Minimum of 3 programming periods (AM or PM) are required.
  • Pick Your Days Schedule: This is a variable schedule. Choose the exact dates or programming periods (AM or PM) in a given period of time. You must register for at least 1 day during registration.

Contract Changes

  • Consistent Schedule contract: Contract changes due by 11:59pm on the Wednesday prior to the week of care. Changes require a $5.00 fee.
  • Pick Your Day contract: Changes due by 11:59pm on the Wednesday prior to the week of care. No change fee required for each submission.

Contract Add-On Options

(available with both Pick Your Days and Consistent Schedule Contracts)

  • Non-School Days: Offered when the school is closed, but Kidstop is open. Non-School Day hours are 6:30AM-6:00PM. Non-School Days are $35 per student/day if registered by deadline (Standard Rate) or $47 per student/day if registered after deadline and subject to space availability (Extended Rate)*.
  • Drop-In Care: Allows families to add days or sections outside of their regular schedule. Drop-In Care is subject to space availability and require three business days notice. Requests are made online through our registration system. Drop-In Care rates apply.

Registration Fee:

Registration fee before or on 6/4/19 is $25 per student contract.

Registration after 6/4/19 is $35 per student contract. 


2019-2020 Early Start Schools Tuition Rates

Basswood, Edinbrook, Elm Creek, Fernbrook, Palmer Lake at Zanewood,  Park Brook at Zanewood, and Rice Lake Elementary Only

8:50 am – 3:20 pm Schools K - 5th Grade 
 Days Per Week  AM PM
 Consistent 5 Full Days (AM & PM) $14.25 $14.25
 Consistent 3, 4, 5 Days (AM And/Or PM) $15 $16
 Pick Your Days (contract) $16 $17
 School Day Drop-In $17.50 $18.50

2019-2020 Late Start Schools Tuition Rates

Birch Grove at Zanewood, Cedar Island, Fair Oaks at Zanewood, Oak View, Rush Creek, Weaver Lake, Woodland, and Zanewood Elementary Only

9:30 am – 4:00 pm Schools K - 5th Graders
Days Per Week AM PM
Consistent 5 Full Days (AM & PM) $14.25 $14.25
Consistent 3, 4, 5 Days (AM And/Or PM)  $16 $15
Pick Your Days Contract $17 $16
School Day Drop-In $18.50 $17.50


*Non-School-Day (NSD) Rates: 
$35.00/per Non School Day if registered 14 or more days out from a given NSD (Standard Rate).
$47/per Non School Day if registered after our 14 day deadline (Extended Rate).

Kidstop Program Calendar

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Kidstop Main Office
Northwest Family Service Center
7051 Brooklyn Blvd.
Brooklyn Center, MN 55429
Fax: 763-585-7284

Kidstop Administrative Assistant
Mary Aydt 
Ph: 763-585-7281  

Kidstop Administrative Assistant
Dean Dvorak (M, W, F only)
Ph: 763-585-7287

Billing Specialist
Sue Pumarlo
Ph: 763-585-7285

Kristy Johnson
Ph: 763-585-7280

Program/Staffing Manager
Connie Thomas
Ph: 763-585-7375

Program Specialist
Tod Erickson
Ph: 763-585-7282