Groveland S'more Fun

Smore Fun KidsAbout Groveland S'more Fun

S’more Fun is a recreation childcare program for school-aged children in Kindergarten through 5th grade. We offer recreational, cultural, social and educational activities. Our goal is for children to pursue their own interests, develop friendships, gain confidence and build independence in a safe, comfortable, trusting and FUN atmosphere.

Field Trips Include:

  • Swimming at local pools
  • Cascade Bay
  • Chutes & Ladders
  • Apple Valley H2O Park
  • Stepping Stone Theater
  • Local parks
  • Jim Lupient H2O Park
  • Fort Snelling
  • Chuck E. Cheese’s
  • Bunker Beach
  • MN & Como Zoo
  • Sky Zone
  • Circus Juventas
  • Twins Game
  • Edina Water Park

On-Site Activities Include:

  • Snack (provided twice daily)
  • Arts and crafts
  • Multi-cultural studies
  • Group games
  • Environmental studies
  • Gym time
  • Computers
  • Reading time
  • Outdoor time
  • Tennis Raptor Center
  • Bookmobile visits
  • Theme days (crazy hair, super hero, pajama, craft, carnival, beach party)

Before and After School Program

Before School

  • 7:15– 9:15 a.m.
  • $11/day

After School

  • 4–6 p.m.
  • $11/day

Non-School Day

  • 7:15 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • $35/day (plus additional field trip fees)

Activities

   
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Computer Time
  • Group Time
  • Multicultural Studies
  • Snack Time
  • Free Choice
  • Homework Help
  • Gym Time
  • Environmental Studies
  • Cooking/Baking
  • Sports Groups
  • Reading Time
  • Outside Activities
   

Daily Schedule

Schedule and times may vary due to seasonal weather influences and other special circumstance.

Before School

  • 7:15 a.m. Open/Free Choice/Homework help
  • 8:15 a.m. Free Choice/Homework Help/Gym Time/Outside Activities/Computer Time
  • 9:15 a.m. Dismiss to Breakfast/Class

After School

  • 4:00 p.m. Snack Time in Cafeteria
  • 4:15 p.m. Group Time (projects, games, computers, homework, free choice, gym, outside)
  • 5:00 p.m. Free Choice
  • 6:00 p.m. Dismiss to Parents/Guardians/Home

Pre-K Plus

Children attending the morning Pre-K program at Groveland Elementary have the option to extend their day at S’more Fun.  We will work with the Pre-K teacher to create fun, creative activities that will complement what they are working on in the classroom. Your child may also attend the before school program from 7:15 until the start of the Pre-K day (if needed). Minimum enrollment must be met. If you are in need of the after school component, please contact Julie Anderson at 651-695-3715 or via email Julie.anderson@ci.stpaul.mn.us.

Activities include:
Meeting time, free choice time, work time, rest/quiet time, story, calendar, journaling, afternoon snack, games, art projects, gym time/outside time and much more!  A detailed schedule will be provided to families before the start of the school year.

Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance is available to qualifying families through the child care sliding program. For more information, contact:

Resources For Child Caring
651-641-6665
Mon–Fri, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
http://www.resourcesforchildcaring.org/