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Ventures Childcare

KIDVentures SCHOOL age care


KidVentures is a child-focused, enrichment and care program that incorporates a fun atmosphere in 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. Enrollment must include a consistent schedule with a minimum of two days per week. KidVentures also offers care on most non-school days and during the one hour late start on Wednesdays.

KidVentures is offered Monday through Friday at Bridgewater, Greenvale Park, and Sibley Elementary schools, from 6:30 am-school start and school release-6:00 pm. Enrollment information is available below, at the schools, and at the Community Education Office. Call 507.664.3750 for more information.

Forms & Information:

Please scan and email completed KV registrations to: Mary Hansen at MHansen@northfieldschools.org

Online Payments:

If you have not already been set up for an online account, contact Mary Hansen (507.664.3750) to be issued a username and password. Parents who have an online account can make payments and view payment history online, using the link below.

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.

Wednesday Late Start Registration 2020-2021

Ventures Family Accounts

 

KIDVENTURES SUMMER


The KidVentures summer program is designed for youth entering 1st through 7th grade and allows kids to experience a wide variety of both enrichment and recreation opportunities. Children will participate in a variety of hands-on activities that build social, emotional, physical and academic development.

KidVentures will run from Monday, June 15th-Wednesday, August 26th, 2020. Summer hours will be 7:00 am-5:30 pm.

For youth entering grades 4-7, KidVentures offers a designated “older kid” space where a strong emphasis is placed on leadership, growing independence, and service learning.

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 the NCEC. Contact Breezy Barrett to arrange a tour.

Forms & Information:

Registration for EarlyVentures 2020-2021 school year opened on Thursday, March 5th at 6:00 pm at Longfellow School. If interested in registering an infant, please call 507-645-1245 the first week of March to inquire about availability. All registration paperwork is posted below. Please email bbarrett@northfieldschools.org or call 507-645-1245 if you have further questions.

Online Payments:

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

Ventures Family Accounts

 

Parent Aware Logo for preschool accreditation rating
Hand in Hand Preschool and the preschool rooms at EarlyVentures Learning Center are four-star rated, awarded by Minnesota’s Parent Aware Rating System. This identifies our programs as having a high quality learning environment and curriculum, helping children prepare for kindergarten success.

 

Registration for KidVentures Summer 2020

Registration for the KidVentures summer program was updated 5.22.20. Please read the registration information carefully as options have changed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

KidVentures Summer 2020 Registration- Pandemic Edition