Languages, technology, dog training, art and more!
Adult sports leagues, strength & fitness and more!
Classroom and Behind the Wheel training for students ages 15-18.
ECFE is a statewide program that provides parent/child classes to all families with children birth to kindergarten. Classes are designed for your child's development and to support you as parents and caregivers.
Early Childhood Screening is FREE and provides general information about your child's growth and development, identify possible health or learning concerns, and connect you with community resources and programs
Early Ventures Learning Center is a Minnesota Department of Human Services licensed childcare center for children ages 6 weeks until kindergarten entrance located at the Northfield Community Education Center.
We offer classes for children ages 3-5 with morning, afternoon and all-day options to attend 2,3,4 or 5 days per week. We are 4 star rated from the state of Minnesota!
Kid Ventures is a school-age care program through Northfield Public Schools Community Education. Kid Ventures operates before and after school, during the summer, and on most non-school days.
Kid Ventures is currently WAITLIST ONLY.
Programming for adults with disabilities.
Find programs canceled due to weather here
Classes for students in K-5
Basketball, Flag Football, Tennis, Soccer, Lacrosse, Skating and more for students Pre-K to 12th grade.
Refresh or gain the skills and certification necessary to apply first aid, administer CPR, use and AED, and perform lifesaving techniques.
Gift Certificates from Northfield Community Education can be used for early childhood, youth enrichment and recreation AND adult enrichment and recreation classes.
Registration for Summer 2024 will open online on March 7th at 8:00 am.
The summer program will be located at Spring Creek and will run M-F from Tuesday, June 11th-Wednesday, August 21st. KV will be closed Wednesday, June 19th, Thursday, July 4th, and Friday, July 5th. Hours are 6:30 am-6:00 pm.
Kid Ventures is currently WAITLIST only for the 2023-2024 school year. Thank you for considering the Kid Ventures program at Bridgewater, Greenvale Park, or Spring Creek. Unfortunately, Kid Ventures is currently at its staffing capacity at all three locations. By submitting a registration, you are registering for the waitlist. We will let you know if anything becomes available to accommodate care.
Kid Ventures is a school-age care program operated through Community Education with Northfield Public Schools. The mission of Kid Ventures is to provide care for school-age children in a safe, enriching environment that supports the individual needs of children and families while building positive relationships. Throughout Kid Ventures, children will participate in a variety of hands-on activities that build social, emotional, physical, and academic development. Kid Ventures is offered at all elementary schools from 6:30 am- school start and until 6:00 pm after school ends, Monday through Friday. Kid Ventures is also open at one location in the summer and on most non-school days.
Kid Ventures summer registration opens in March and school year registration opens in April.
Summer 2024 Rates
KV 2024 Summer Themes and Field Trips:
2023-2024 School Year Rates
Children must be registered for a minimum of 2 days per week, unless only registering for Wednesday mornings before school. Registrations are approved on a first come, first served basis. Registration will remain open until August 4th OR we reach our staffing capacity, whichever comes first. Registrations received after August 4th or after we reach capacity will be placed on the wait list.
*Drop-Ins are ONLY for children with an established KV contract (Ex. child attends T/Th afternoons and needs to add a random Wed). Drop-Ins will be approved as space and staffing allow. There is NOT a drop-in only contract.