After School Programs

Jr. STEM Club


K-3, Tuesdays, 4:15-5:15pm @ HANC

Mpls. Engineering for Kids brings science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to kids through fun, hands-on activities! The lessons highlight various engineering disciplines, developing problem solving, critical thinking and peer collaboration skills.

To register, click on the program number below, or call Parks and Rec. at 651-792-7110.
Session Program # Dates (Tuesdays) Fee
Session 1 (lesson topics below) 1702.349 Sep 29 - Oct 20 $99
Session 2 (lesson topics below) 1702.350 Nov 3 - 24 $99

Session 1, Sep 29- Oct 20 

  • My Robotic Friends - Coding Unplugged
  • Spinner - Mechanical Engineering
  • Simple Machines - Industrial Engineering
  • Stomp Rockets - Aerospace Engineering

Session 2, Nov 3 - 24

  • Straw Rockets - Aerospace Engineering
  • Separating the Force - Electrical Engineering
  • Binary Bracelets - Coding Unplugged
  • Catapults - Mechanical Engineering

Nature Play Date


Grads 2-5, Thursdays, 4-5:30pm @ HANC

A chance to get outside and enjoy socially-distanced play in nature with other kids. Activities will include games, wilderness skills and team-building, in addition to unstructured play time.

To register, click on the program number below, or call Parks and Rec. at 651-792-7110.
Session Program # Dates (Thursdays) Fee
Session 1 1244.303 Sep 24 - Oct 29 (no program Oct 15) $35
Session 2 1244.304 Nov 4 - Dec 10 (no program Nov 26) $35