Extended Day School Year Program

Providing school age before and after school care and full-day programming on school release days and in the summer. 

The Extended Day Program is youth-focused and choice based, offering students the opportunity to develop strong social skills and positive relationships with peers, increase literacy and math skills, participate in individual and group activities, and work on special projects. Program activities include health and fitness, service projects, arts and crafts, creative play, languages and literacy, cooking, science, and much more. In addition to this, off-site field trips and special events take place throughout the year. 

The program is designed to meet the needs of families, with flexible scheduling including regular and drop-in contract options. 

School Year 2019-2020 Registration deadline is July 28, 2019 to start the first day of school.  All registrations after the deadline will be placed on a wait list. 



Extended Day- Need to Know Information

Site Locations & Hours

We are open Monday-Friday 6:30 AM-6:00 PM

  • Birch
  • Hugo
  • Lakeaires
  • Lincoln
  • Matoska
  • Oneka
  • Otter
  • Vadnais
  • Willow

Enrollment & Registration Dates

Enrollment is on a first come, first served basis. No registrations will be accepted from families that have an outstanding balance from the previous years. All Registrations and fee must be submitted a minimum of five working days prior to the day the families wish to start using the program.

Registration for 2019-2020 School Year is OPEN!

Register by July 28, 2019 to start the first day of school. 

Registration Fee from March 17- July 28, 2019: $30/child, start the first day of school

Registration Fee from July 29- Sept 6, 2019: $45/child, will be placed on wait list and accepted on space available basis

*Registration Fees are charged at the time of approval and are non-refundable. 

Registration for School Year 2020-2021 will open March 2020

Contract Types & Daily Tuition


Contract Types & Daily Rates
Contract Type Before "or" After Before "and" After
Consistent Day Contract $11.35/day $22.70/day
Pick Your Days Contract $14.00/day $28.00/day
Drop-In Contract $17.50/day $35.00/day

Consistent Day Contact

This contract is for families with a consistent schedule.  It can be a mix and match of before or after school times, but must be the same day/times each week of the month. There is no minimum number of days per week during the school year. Credit is not given for days absent. 

Pick Your Days Contract

This contract is best suited for families who need frequent care, but different days/time each week. Families with Pick Your Days Contract are required to register for the days their child will attend through Eleyo, one week in advance of the date when the schedule is to start. If days are requested with less than 7 days prior to attendance, drop-in rate is charged. If cancelling already enrolled days, 7 days notice must be given or the Pick Your Days rate will apply. 

Drop-In Contract 

This contract is designed for families needing only occasional care.  The online system allows families to request drop-in days.  Services will be provided on a space available basis. If the drop-in request is not approved by the site leadership staff, your child may not attend. Drop-in requests require notice 1 whole business day prior to the day care is required. There is no credit given for drop-in days approved but not attended. 

The Extended Day Program is self supported by user fees. Therefore, it is imperative that all fees are paid on time. Delinquent accounts are subject to removal from the Extended Day Program.  

Fees may be paid with check, cash or credit card (VISA or Mastercard).

Auto-pay option is available. 

Important Information for all Contracts

  • Fees are charged based on enrollment, not attendance. No credit given for absences.
  • Credit is not applied to the account for sick or vacation days.
  • Contract Changes require a 2 week notice and a $10 Contract Change Fee per child. Log  in to make changes www.whitebear.ce.eleyo.com or contact 651-407-7511.
  • Mass invoicing is done on the last Friday of the month, and the due date is the 15th of each month. Make sure to open your invoice to check for errors as well as important need to know information. 
  • Late Fees are accessed on the 20th of each month and any past due balances as of the 29th of each month will risk losing care without a payment plan in place. To avoid late fees sign up for our auto-pay option. 
  • Fees may be paid by check, cash, credit card (VISA or Mastercard).
  • Pick Your Days Contracts: If your next months dates are entered by the last Thursday of the month, charges will be on the next month's invoice. PYD dates can be added up to 7 days in advance at the PYD rate. Any PYD dates requested less than 7 days in advance are billed at the Drop-In rate. If you wish to cancel, 7 days notice must be given or same rate will apply.
  • Absences please notify your Site Supervisor when your child will be absent to avoid a $10 finder's fee. 
  • Emergency Closings: Extended Day will be closed if the school district is closed because of severe weather or utility emergency.  Daily fees will not be refunded for emergency closings. School Closing Hotline: 651-407-7540


Morning Breakfast:  Available each morning for purchase through Nutrition Services breakfast program. Kindergartners get free breakfast. 

Afternoon Snack: Provided by Extended Day each afternoon

Non-School Days: Families should pack a non-refrigerated lunch from home, unless notified of a special event. A breakfast and afternoon snack are provided. 

Non-School Day Information

Non-School Day Rates
Non-School Day Rate (register by deadline) $42.00/day
Non-School Day Rate (register after deadline-based on space available) $57.00/day

On most Non-School Days Extended Day provides full day, fun packed programming from 6:30 am to 6:00 pm. We offer a variety of hands on, experiential activities, such as cooking healthy snacks, building engineering wonders, exploring science phenomena, team building games, walking trips, and creating works of art with paint, glitter, glue and clay. We invite special guests and performers to come and share history, music, dance, acrobatics, and magic.  We take field trips to cool destinations throughout the Twin Cities too.

Children must be enrolled in Extended Day or Bear FUNdamentals in order to participate. Families can register online through Eleyo. Registration closes two weeks prior to the Non-School Day(s). These days are not part of your contract. They are optional.

Non-School Day programming is held at designated sites.  See Eleyo for specific location information.

Parents that want to register after the designated deadline need to contact Stephanie Bloxham at 651-407-7511 or communityservicesbilling@isd624.org. Their child will be put on a waiting list and contacted if space becomes available.  They will also be charged an additional $15 Non-School Day Late Registration Fee.

2019-2020 Non-School Day Dates & Locations

Extended Day will be OPEN on the following 2019-2020 Non-School Days:

Please remember that these days are not included in your contract. If you plan to use any of these days you must register in advance through Eleyo.

Sept. 3, 2019 Birch- Kindergarten-5 Only Register by Aug. 20, 2019
Sept. 4, 2019 Birch- Kindergarten only Register by Aug. 21, 2019
Oct. 7, 2019 Birch, Lakeaires, Oneka Register by Sept. 23, 2019
Oct. 17 & 18, 2019 Lakeaires, Oneka, Otter Register by Oct. 3, 2019
Nov. 5, 2019 Lincoln, Vadnais Register by Oct. 22, 2019
Nov. 18, 2019 Lincoln, Oneka, Otter, Willow Register by Nov. 4, 2019
Nov. 27, 2019 Otter, Matoska Register by Nov. 13, 2019

Dec. 27 & 30, 2019

Jan 2 & 3, 2020

Birch Register by Dec. 12, 2019
Feb. 14, 2020 Lakeaires, Lincoln, Oneka, Otter Register by Jan. 31, 2020
March 9-13, 2020 Matoska, Oneka Register by Feb. 24, 2020
April 10, 2020 Oneka, Otter, Vadnais Register by March 27, 2020


Extended Day Program will be CLOSED the following days of the 2019-2020 school year
July 4-5, 2019 Independence Day Holiday
August 19-30, 2019 School Year Site Set Up
September 2, 2019 Labor Day
November 28-29, 2019 Thanksgiving
December 23, 24, 25, 26, 31, 2019 Winter Break
January 1, 2020 Winter Break
January 20, 2020 Martin Luther King Day
January 27, 2020 Staff Training
February 17, 2020 President's Day
May 25, 2020 Memorial Day
June 8-9, 2020 Summer Site Set Up


Non-School Day Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation prior to registration deadline: no fee.
  • From registration deadline to 7 days prior to Non-School date: $10/day.
  • 7 days prior to day of Non-School Day or less: full charge.

Summer Extended Day

Contact Us