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KidKare is a school based child care program for ages 3 - 12, located at our BHM Elementary Schools. We are open 6 am - 6:30 pm, Monday - Friday, on most non-school days and during the summer!

2022-2023 School Year Program (ALL SITES ARE FULL)

KidKare School Age Care

Extends your child's learning day while providing high quality care in a safe and fun environment. We offer flexible scheduling with before and after school care, non-school day care, and summer care. Our exceptional staff provide a variety of indoor and outdoor activities for your child to enjoy!

KidKare KinderKids

Is our full day care program for children ages 3 - 5 not yet in school. (Must be fully potty trained.) Our staff teach theme based activities that include social and emotional skills, academic readiness, art and science, and learning through play. We offer flexible scheduling with half day care, full day care and care that wraps around your child's ECFE class!

More information on ECFE preschool classes, led by licensed teachers, can be found here:

Has your child participated in the Early Childhood screening process? More information on Early childhood screening can be found here:

A potty trained child is a child who can do the following:

  1. Be able to tell an adult they have to go potty BEFORE they have to go.
  2. Be able to pull down their underwear and pants and get them back up without assistance.
  3. Be able to wipe themselves after using the toilet.
  4. Be able to get on and off the potty by themselves.
  5. Be able to wash and dry their own hands.
  6. Be able to postpone going if they must wait for someone who is in the bathroom or if we are outside and away from the bathroom.

Summer 2023 KidKare Program

Summer care is available in Buffalo, Hanover and Montrose. Our amazingly creative staff keep your child engaged all summer long with a variety of activities that include outdoor play, gym games, arts and crafts, science, and more!

All KidKare children going into grades 2 - 7 will participate in BHM Community Education's Summer SunBlock youth enrichment program. Look for more information and class descriptions in the Community Education summer catalog or online at

Summer program 2023 online registration opens:

March 6 for current families

March 20 for new families

Registration is open until we are full.

School Year 2023-2024 KidKare Program

Online registration opens:

June 26 for current families

July 10 for new families

Registration is open until we are full.

School Age Rates (Grades K-5) Before School After School Early Release Days Non-School Days/Summer
1st Child   $7.50 $14.00 $26.50 $38.50
Each Additional Child           $7.00 $13.00 $24.50 $36.50
KinderKids Rates (Ages 3-5) Full Day  Half Day Wrap around Day Non-School Days/Summer
1st Child $38.50 $26.50 $30.50 $38.50
Each Additional Child $36.50 $24.50 $28.50 $36.50

Check out our website for more information:

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Contact Info
301 2nd Ave Nw
Buffalo, MN 55313
(763) 682-8795