Before and After School Child Care

  • Looking for a safe structured environment for your child after school?  PALS is the place to be.  Monthly themes, daily activities to choose from and being with your friends = GREAT TIME! Each afternoon your child will be able to pick the activity they would like to do.  Activities are geared to excite and extend your child's interest and learning development. Activities are craft center, games, kids & sports, hike & learn, science kids, kids explore computers, kids in the kitchen, Friday free day. Snacks are included in the daily routine. PALS does not transport kids to activities during the school year.  

    PALS serves NLS students attending Prairie Woods in grades K-4. We now provide before-school care in addition to after-school care for any NLS family that needs it.
    School Year Hours: Morning - 7:00a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
                 After School - 3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
                 School Days Only - Unless Marked
    Where: Prairie Woods Cafetorium/Gym
    Phone: 320-354-2252 ext. 2627
    Rates: $5.00 per day/child for the before-school program and $8.00 per day/child for the after-school program. PALS has gone green - payment options are credit card or EFT. Registration Fees for PALS Childcare are non-refundable. Field Trips and Movies may have additional costs.

    Please Note:  You may make changes to your schedule throughout the month, but please be aware that any cancellations not received by Wednesday at Noon for the following week will be charged as attended. No add-ons are available at this time.  Please call ahead for approval before sending your child. Please notify the PALS room directly about any changes.  If your child is sick please notify the PALS room so they don't look for them after school. If notification is not received by contacting the PALS Room directly prior to 2:45pm for after-school care, you may be subject to an additional fee for tracking down your child's whereabouts.  

    Register Now

    The registration deadline is August 17th (or until full) for the 2022-23 School Year. 
    Late applications will be accepted if room is available with two weeks notice. 

Meet Our P.A.L.S Staff

  • Tricia Lilleberg 
    Community Ed Coordinator: Tricia Lilleberg
    Phone: 320-354-1410 

    PALS Supervisor: Sabrina Jamison
    Phone: 320-354-2252 EXT 2627

    Assistant Supervisor: Courtney Hanson

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    Assistant Supervisor: Nikki Nelson