Rice Kids Club

Rice Kids Club is a safe, structured, school-age child care program for preschoolers through fifth-graders at Rice Elementary School and is sponsored by Sauk Rapids-Rice Community Education. Your child will grow, spend time with friends and experience unique opportunities that promote exploration and creativity. Students participate in a variety of activities that incorporate language arts, science, math, technology, arts, social-emotional learning, fine and gross motor skill use, physical activity. Rice Kids Club helps students learn about themselves and the world around them in a safe, structured and inclusive environment. We hope your student will join us!

Main Contacts

Amy Dierks
School-Age Child Care Coordinator
320-258-1577
amy.dierks@isd47.org

Nicole Wilke
Community Education Director
nicole.wilke@isd47.org

Sauk Rapids-Rice Community Education Office
901 1st St. South
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
320-258-1577

Days of Operation for the 2021–2022 School Year

  • Rice Kids Club is offered at Rice Elementary School and is open on all regular school days.
  • Rice Kids Club K-1 begins on September 7 and ends on June 2.
  • Rice Kids Club K-5 begins on September 8 and ends on June 2.  

Rice Kids Club Hours

Before school: 6:30–8:45 a.m. 
After school: 3:30–6:00 p.m.

Days of Operation for the 2021–2022 School Year

  • Preschool Kids Club is offered at Rice Elementary School and is open on all scheduled school days.
  • Preschool Kids Club begins on September 13 and ends on May 19

Preschool Kids Club Hours

6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

 

Rice Kids Club and Preschool Kids Club will be closed on the following dates:

  • November 25
  • November 26
  • December 23
  • December 24
  • December 30
  • December 31
  • February 21
  • April 15
  • May 30

*Preschool Kids Club will be OPEN on Non-School Days: (with minimum enrollment of 10)

  • November 1, 24    
  • December 3, 20-22, 27-29
  • January 17
  • February 18, 22
  • March 11, 14-18
  • April 18
  • May 23-27

Fees

Rice Kids Club K-5
Registration fee is $20.00 per child for new and returning students.
Payments be added to AutoPay. Please indicate this option on your registration. 

Morning: $6.00
Afternoon: $7.00

Preschool Kids Club
Registration fee is $20.00 per child for new and returning students.
Payments be added to AutoPay. Please indicate this option on your registration.  $100.00 Deposit upon enrollment (Non-refundable, deposit will be applied to account for tuition)

Full Day- $30.00/day over 5.5 hours per day
Half Day- $15.00/day under 5.5 hours per day

Special rates are available for those who receive educational benefits (free and reduced meals). See information in the student handbook. Eligibility must be confirmed to receive these rates.

A late fee will be assessed after closing time. If an emergency situation causes families to arrive late for pick-up, contact Rice Kids Club at 320-267-7768. The late fee is $1.00 per minute per child.

Program Details

Program Standards

Registration and Enrollment

All students must have a completed registration for Kids Club prior to or on their first day of attendance. You can register and pay the registration fee online or register in person at the Community Education Office.

Contract Options, Rates and Absences

Rates are charged per day. Reach out to the Child Care Coordinator for information on how to see if eligible for educational benefits (also known as free and reduced lunch rates).

Billing and Payments

Student Expectations

Emergency Info, Illness and Medication Policy