Here at St. Francis, our Kids Care program (School Age K-8) provides a Christ-centered, safe, and nurturing environment for school-age students when they are not in session at St. Francis of Assisi School. Kids Care is an Iowa DHS-certified program.

We encourage ongoing social, creative, and physical development through age-appropriate, engaging and fun activities in a structured yet flexible routine.

During their time at Kids Care, children participate in age-appropriate activities: crafts, manipulative table toys, and large motor in the gym or, weather permitting, outside on the playground. Children are encouraged to do their homework. Kids Care offers piano lessons as an additional activity available after school.

We offer an AMAZING summer camp for children K through 6th grade! We take field trips and have engaging enrichment activities weekly. We offer and transport to swimming lessons during the first part of the summer. All summer long we visit various pools in the area.

Teachers have an education in comprehensive childcare and appropriate practices as well as curriculum-specific training and certification. All Kids Care staff have certified training (First Aid, CPR, Universal Precautions and Mandatory Child Abuse reporting). All Kids Care staff are required to maintain qualifications with annual continuous training hours.

If you have questions or want to learn more about our programming, contact Jessica Riemschneider, Kids Care Director, at . We would love to have your child be a part of the Kids Care program!

Registration for our 2024 Kids Care Summer Camp is open. Click here to register your kids today.

Registration for our 2024-2025 Kids Care School Year is open. Click here to register your kids today.