Extended Day

Saint Mark's offers a comprehensive Extended Day program as well as a complete summer offering. Saint Mark's Extended Day program is packed with exciting and fun activities for your child.

Children enrolled in Saint Mark's Kindergarten through 6th Grade are eligible for the before and after school Extended Day program. The program includes:

  • Staff to child ratio of 1 to 15
  • Available Monday through Friday
  • Before school program runs from 6:30 a.m. to 7:50 a.m.
  • After school program runs from 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Children can attend 3, 4, or 5 days a week

Special activities on school release days may include:

  • Large muscle activities in the school gym
  • Trips to local parks, museums, and exhibits
  • Tours of the cathedral, local businesses, and theaters
  • Swimming at the YWCA
  • Sledding fun
  • Lunch at Davanni’s, treats at Dairy Queen or Izzy's
  • Cooking activities in the school cafeteria
  • Nature walks around the neighborhood
  • We travel to off-site locations by public transportation: city buses and light rail trains

Saint Mark's Summer Program

Summertime events for preschoolers may include:

  • Fun in the sun at Merriam park
  • Picnic lunches at the park
  • Walking trips to DQ, Choo Choo Bobs, the Firestation, and Merriam Park Library
  • Water time fun in the sprinklers

Summertime events for school age children may include:

  • Swimming at the YWCA
  • Trips to various parks in Minneapolis and St. Paul
  • Movies at local theaters
  • Bowling
  • Fieldtrips to places like the Xcel Energy Center, City Hall, Target Center, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Como Zoo, History Center, Bakken Museum, nearby universities, and bookstores
  • Cooking, gardening, and arts and crafts projects

To sign your child up for Saint Mark's Extended Day program or the Summer Program, or to schedule a tour, please call the Director, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., at 651-644-5030.

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