Robbinsdale Area Schools
Community Education

Youth

Youth programming

Robbinsdale Community Education offers a variety of Youth programming for school-age children. Whether you're looking for before- or after-school childcare for your elementary or middle school student, arts and crafts or activity-themed enrichment classes, swim lessons or student leadership opportunities, we've got something for everyone!

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Childcare

Adventure Club is the fee-based childcare program of Robbinsdale Area Schools. The program is available to all students in grades K-5, is conveniently located in each elementary school, offers flexible scheduling options, and is staffed by trained professionals who have a combination of education and experience.

In addition, The Basement is the school-age before- and after-school childcare program of Robbinsdale Area Schools serving middle school students in grades 6-8. Conveniently located in each middle school, The Basement is designed for middle school students as they grow into responsible teens.

Both programs offer before- and after-school care, and is available on regular school days.

Swim lessons

The Robbinsdale Area Schools Community Education Swim Program offers high quality, and affordable swim lessons. Each level introduces new skills that reinforce previously learned skills. We offer swim lessons in the fall, spring, winter, and summer at both Plymouth Middle School and Sandburg Middle School.

Youth enrichment

Community Education offers enrichment activities for elementary and middle school students, as well as leadership training and service learning opportunities for students. Offerings include academic classes, health and fitness activities, and youth sports

Youth leadership

The Youth Development Volunteer Program, is a volunteer based program for students entering grades 6-8 and interested in developing leadership skills while working in a hands-on environment. 

Summer programming

Robbinsdale Community Education has a number summer youth enrichment opportunities. Summer 2023 programming is currently being developed. Check back after the new year for more information.

Program director

Melissa Laatsch

Melissa Laatsch
Program Director, Adventure Club and Early Adventures
763-504-5321
Melissa_Laatsch@rdale.org