Adventures Plus school-age care
Adventures 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, from 6:30 a.m. until the school start time and from school dismissal time until 6 p.m.
All-day care is available at select school sites for 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 annually for currently enrolled families in late February. Registration opens for new families in late March. Specific dates and times will be added here each January. 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. Please note: Registration will be closed March 16-20 due to the district holiday.
Adventures Plus billing office, 2727 N. Ferry St. (Door No. 5), Anoka, MN 55303
Billing office hours: Monday - Friday from 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
McKinley Elementary Adventures Plus, 1740 Constance Blvd., Ham Lake, MN 55304
Program hours: Monday - Friday from 6:30 - 9:30 a.m. and 4 - 6 p.m.