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Four Star Express (4 YEAR OLDS)
Get Ready for Kindergarten

Four Star Express is a unique child care program that prepares 4-year-olds for school.

Learn more at our Four Star Express webpage.

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Kidstop (GRADES K - 5)

An Encouraging Child Care

Kidstop provides a safe, fun, and choice-driven environment during out of school times.

Learn more at our Kidstop webpage.

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Motivating Youth

Maple Grove Middle School and Osseo Middle School provide the opportunity for personal growth, connection, and leadership. 

Learn more at our SPOT webpage.

Summer Fun

Summer Adventures

Summer is full of exciting adventures and awesome activities.

Learn more at our Summer webpage.


Parents Describe Our Programs:

• Quality  • Sincere Care  • Safe, Supervised Environments   • Kind and Patient Teachers     

• A Great Education     • Confidence Booster       • Helps Child Build Relationships

• Love To Go There   • A Good Friend I Trust My Child With    • A Diverse Program

Parent Feedback:

"Four Star Express - Out of this world - I'm serious! Our daughter learned SO MUCH in 4 Star, between beginning reading and sounding out words! She was so prepared for Kindergarten, we couldn't believe it!" - a Four Star Parent

"Four Star was a great experience for my son and for mom." - a Four Star Parent

"It's wonderful, my son loves it and so do I!" - a Kidstop Parent

"Excellent program! Much more than I expected!" - a Kidstop Parent

"Fun, engaging, interactive." - a Kidstop Parent

"Summer Kidstop gave my son a chance to participate in the running program and other various clubs ... He also loved the field trips that were taken." - a Summer Kidstop Parent

"The kids love summer Kidstop." - a Summer Kidstop Parent

”My kids have loved Kidstop so much they frown when I pick them up early and call me to pick them up later so they can stay at Kidstop longer. I think that speaks volumes."  - a Kidstop Parent




Kidstop Program Calendar

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Kidstop Main Office
Northwest Family Service Center
7051 Brooklyn Blvd.
Brooklyn Center, MN 55429
Fax: 763-585-7284

Kidstop Administrative Assistant
Mary Aydt 
Ph: 763-585-7281  

Kidstop Administrative Assistant
Dean Dvorak
Ph: 763-585-7287

Billing Specialist
Sue Pumarlo
Ph: 763-585-7285

Kristy Johnson
Ph: 763-585-7280

Program/Staffing Manager
Sonny Hilyar
Ph: 763-585-7375

Program Specialist
Tod Erickson
Ph: 763-585-7282