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Fun 'N' Friends

About Fun 'N' Friends

Fun 'N' Friends has served the students of Brainerd Public Schools for the last 28 years through age-appropriate fun recreational and educational programming. Sites include Nisswa Elementary for Nisswa area kids and the 

Washington Educational Services Building Room #117 (map)

 for Baxter, Forestview, Garfield, Harrison, Lowell and Riverside students. 

*Nisswa job opportunity After School Program Assistant needed Mon.-Fri. 2:30-6pm on school days & 12:30-6 on Early Out days (5 x a year). Must respect and enjoy children. Have a high energy level, self motivated and enjoy planning and leading a variety of recreational and enrichment programs for K-4 grade children. Great opportunity for parents looking for something and can still see your children after school. Call Lisa Stawarski (218) 454-6953 for more information*
Fees & Hours of Operation
  • $20 annual registration fee per student (non-refundable). 
  • Before School Care 6:30am until bus pick up is $20 per child per week.  
  • After School Care from dismissal until 6pm is $9 per child per day. 
  • Early Out days is $15 per child per day.  
  • All day/non school days care is available 6:30am-6:00pm and cost is $30 per youth per day. Meals and snacks are included.

Afternoon snack is provided daily.


Registration Forms - These can be printed out and brought in. Please make an appointment to visit with staff to complete enrollment. 


All immunizations must be on file. All members must be independent in toileting. Parent/Guardian must sign the child in and out each day. We will go outside unless it is raining or below zero.