Fun 'N' Friends

About The Program
Fun 'N' Friends is a child care program for students in kindergarten through 4th grade. It has served the students of Brainerd Public Schools for the last nearly 30 years through age-appropriate fun recreational and educational programming. Sites include Nisswa Elementary for Nisswa area students and the Washington Educational Services Building (map) for Baxter, Garfield, Harrison, Lowell, Riverside and Forestview students. 


  • $20 annual registration fee per student (non-refundable). 
  • $20 per child per week for Before School Care
  • $9 per child per day for After School Care. Afternoon snack is provided daily.
  • $30 per child per day for all day events. Meals and snacks are included.

Hours of Operation

  • Before School Care is open 6:30am until the bus picks up to transport students to their school. 
  • After School Care is open until 6:00pm. Students attending the Washington site will be bused from their school to Washington immediately following school. 
  • The hours for all day events are 6:30am until 6:00pm. 

Please stop by our program office at Washington Educational Services Building, 804 Oak Street between 10:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. to complete membership forms. Call 218-454-6956 for more information. 


  • All students must be independent in toileting. 
  • All students must be signed out of the program each day by a parent or guardian. 
  • Students will have the option for outdoor play unless it is raining or below zero. 


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