• Adventures Plus school-age care

    adventures plus logoAdventures Plus is the Anoka-Hennepin School District's fee-based school-age care program, offered to all families enrolled in the school district and provided at each elementary school. Care is available before- and after-school, and on non-school days which include winter, spring and summer breaks.

    Adventures Plus is dedicated to quality development and engagement of children and youth in partnership with families, schools, and communities. The Adventures Plus program aims to develop the whole child by providing age-appropriate learning experiences and opportunities using a theme-based curriculum with activities that include:

    • arts, crafts
    • music, movement, drama
    • language, literature and writing
    • sports and outdoor play
    • science, cooking and math
    • social-emotional development
    • field trips and special events
    • time for homework

    Caring and qualified staff provide a high-quality experience for each child. Staff receive ongoing training, resources and mentoring to aid in their professional development.

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    Adventures Plus care options

    School year care: 
    Before- and/or after-school at elementary schools for grades K-5, from 6:30 a.m. until the school start time and from school dismissal time until 6 p.m.

    Summer care: 
    All-day care is available at select school sites for Anoka-Hennepin students entering kindergarten through 6th grade, Monday - Friday from 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

    School year and summer registration

    Adventures Plus is a popular service and child care openings fill quickly. Registration opens for currently enrolled families in mid-February. Registration opens for new families in mid-March. Check back in January for exact dates. Contracts (accepted or pending) do not carry over from season to season or year to year.  All families, including waitlisted families, must register annually for any future care needs.  Registrations are reviewed in the order that they are received in our online system and can take up to five business days to process. Accounts that have an overdue balance will not be processed. The school year program accepts registrations throughout the year and children may be enrolled as openings become available.

    View the 2024 registration flyer to learn more about the program.

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Adventures Plus program details

School year program details

  • Schedules

  • Rates

  • Sites

  • 2024-25 School Year Openings

Non-school day program details

  • Non-school day schedules

  • Rates

  • Non-school day sites

  • How to enroll in non-school day care

  • Meals and snacks

  • Field trips

Summer program details

  • Schedule

  • Rates

  • Withdrawal

  • Summer sites (2024)

  • Field trips

  • Targeted services and extended school year (ESY)

School-year Adventures Bound program details

  • Eligibility

  • Rates

  • Schedule

Adventures Plus: School-age care video

  • Billing information

    Adventures Plus billing office, 2727 N. Ferry St. (Door No. 5), Anoka, MN 55303
    Phone: 763-506-1400
    Billing office hours: Monday - Friday from 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Contact

    Brookside Elementary Adventures Plus, 17003 Nowthen Blvd. NW., Ramsey, MN 55303
    Phone: 763-433-5213
    Program hours: Monday thru Friday from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m.