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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.

Summer Fun

Summer (Entering Grades K-8)

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 Four Star, between beginning reading and sounding out words! She was so prepared for Kindergarten, we couldn't believe it!"
     - a Four Star Express Parent

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




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Kidstop Main Office
Northwest Family Service Center
7051 Brooklyn Blvd.
Brooklyn Center, MN 55429
Ph: 763-585-7281
Fax: 763-585-7284

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

Billing Specialist
Sue Pumarlo
Ph: 763-585-7285

Kristy Johnson
Ph: 763-585-7280

Program/Staffing Manager
Connie Thomas
Ph: 763-585-7375