Locations FOR  2017-2018 SCHOOL Year: 

Basswood Elementary Birch Grove 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


  • Park Brook & Fair Oak students attend Zanewood Kidstop before and after school.
  • Palmer Lake Elementary students attend Birch Grove Kidstop before and after school.
  • 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, Oak View and Zanewood.
  • Kidstop programs are not offered at Crest View or Garden City.



  • Consistent Schedule: 3, 4, or 5-day schedules that are the same week to week.  Contract changes must be made online through our registration system by Wednesday at 11:59pm every week. Please note that non-school days are not included with your tuition and must be signed up for separately online. All contract changes, following our August 30th deadline, require a $5.00 processing fee per contract, per change.
  • (NEW!) Drop In Care Contract: Require 3 programming days of advance notice, online through the TCE system. In emergency situations, a family can call the site to see if an exception could be made. Space availability applies, and all drop in days will be confirmed by either a phone call or email from a staff person in Kidstop. Rates reflect per programming period.
  • Non-School Days Only Contract: Our non-school day contract is a way for families to sign up for care on certain days when school is not in session. To register for a non-school day, choose a drop-in care contract.

Please note that tuition is paid regardless of student attendance



Registration fee from 3/7/17 through 6/6/17 is $25.00/student

Registration fee following 6/6/17 is $35.00/student.


Tuition Rates for Early Start Schools

Basswood, Edinbrook, Elm Creek, Fernbrook, Palmer Lake at Birch Grove,  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


Tuition Rates for Late Start Schools

Birch Grove, 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) Rate: 
$35.00/per Non School Day if registered 14 or more days out from a given NSD
$47/per Non School Day if registered after our 14 day deadline


Kidstop Staff Resource Center

Kidstop Main Office
Northwest Family Service Center
7051 Brooklyn Blvd.
Brooklyn Center, MN 55429

Mary Aydt & Sue Pumarlo
Ph: 763-585-7281  
Fax: 763-585-7284

Coordinator: Jason Anderson
Ph: 763-585-7280

Special Needs/Medical Needs
Inclusion Manager:
Shannon Lund

Program/Staffing Manager:
Sonny Hilyar

Program Specialist: Tod Erickson
Ph: 763-585-7282


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