Highland Park S'more Fun

S’more Fun is a recreational childcare program providing a variety of structured and unstructured activities designed to help children pursue their own interests, develop friendships, gain confidence, and build independence in a safe, comfortable, and fun atmosphere. Activities include swimming, art experiences, theme days, music, reading, outdoor activities, multicultural studies, picnics, cooking, field trips, athletics, environmental programming, and more. 

Highland Park Summer S'more Fun Program

When: 7am-6pm, Monday – Friday
Who: Youth entering grades 1-6 in the fall
Registration Fee: $35/child per year ($70 cap per family)
Daily Fee: $40/day (Includes all field trips)

To continue to provide high quality child care at all S’more Fun sites, Saint Paul Parks and Recreation has adjusted our S’more Fun fee structure for 2019. What to expect:

  • Consistent pricing across all sites:
    • Daily fee is now $40 at all locations
    • Registration fees are $35/child per year and will not exceed $70 total per family
  • Easy to understand fee structure:
    • Field trip fees are included in the daily price and we have eliminated activity fees, so you know exactly what you are paying each week
  • Affordability:
    • The same cost or less expensive than similar childcare options in the area

For additional information, tours, or to register for S'more Fun, call Highland Park Community Center at 651-695-3706.

Highland Park School Year S'more Fun Program

Highland Park Community Center will be launching a new after-school S’more Fun program this fall, operating Monday – Friday from 2pm to 6pm!

The S’more Fun school year childcare program is for children in grades K-5.  The program is available after school and on days when Saint Paul Public Schools are not in session. The program allows children to find balance between learning and fun.  Staff provide recreational, social, and enrichment activities including sports, games, arts and crafts, homework help, and more. Quality instructors encourage and support children’s creativity, responsibility, cooperation, and leadership skills. Snacks are provided. Please refer questions regarding transportation to the school that your child attends.

Application Details

We are anticipating that this program will be popular, so we are asking families to fill out a prospective application. After the registration window closes, we will conduct a lottery for placement.

  • Application window is May 10-24, 2019.
  • Please fill out one form per student.
  • All families will be notified via email of their enrollment status by Tuesday, June 4 2019.

Hours and Cost

Program starts Fall 2019. 

  • After School: 2pm - 6pm |  $22/day
  • No-School Days: 7am - 6pm | $35/day
  • Registration fees are $35/child per year and will not exceed $70 total per family

For additional information, tours, or to register for S'more Fun, call contact Andy Rodriguez at 651-266-6365 or andy.rodriguez@ci.stpaul.mn.us.

Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance is available to qualifying families through the Basic Sliding Fee Child Care Assistance Program. For more information, contact:

Ramsey County Think Small
Ph: 651-641-0305