Youth Enrichment

Bloomington Community Education Youth Enrichment offers a variety of summer, school year, and evening enrichment, education and recreation opportunities for children of all ages.

Classes are available on an on-going basis at a variety of school locations throughout the school district in the areas of:

  • creative, visual, and performing arts
  • self-reliance and esteem building
  • academic and recreational enrichment
  • self-defense (including kung-fu and karate) 
  • recreational and educational sports

Registration for Winter/Spring 2024 is now open.

Registration for Summer 2024 opens at 7:30 a.m. on March 13.

2024 Winter/Spring Catalog

2024 Summer Catalog

Cancellations

  • Cancellations that are customer-initiated must be received within five or more business days in order to qualify for a full refund, minus a $10 processing fee, per person, for each class cancelled. 
  • Cancellations made less than 5 business days prior to the start of the class will not be eligible for a refund.
  • There are no refunds issued after the class has begun.
  • Community Education reserves the right to cancel a class that does not meet the minimum enrollment.

Registration Forms

  • To register using a paper form, download the form and mail it to:
     Bloomington Community Education
     2575 West 88th Street, Suite 200
     Bloomington, MN 55431
  • Or scan and fax to: 952-681-6101.
  • Or email the form to mglynn@isd271.org.
  • Registration form can be used for Youth Enrichment classes, Driver's Education, or Youth Aquatics classes.

Youth Registration Form

Summer of Laughs, Adventures, and More (SLAM) programs bring together a diverse list of enrichment opportunities over the summer for students entering grades K-8. The program is fee-based with a catalog that is sent home each spring. More than 100 camps are offered every summer.

SLAM camps are scheduled as four-day camps and are offered as a morning or afternoon option or a full-day option with a supervised lunch.  Lunch is not provided.

Registration for 2024 SLAM Camps opens at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2024.

2024 Summer Catalog

SLAM Registration Form*
*To be used when registering your child for SLAM Camps

Contact:

Michelle Glynn
Youth Enrichment Coordinator
952-681-6108
mglynn@isd271.org

Youth Class Registration Clerk
952-681-6132

GRASP registration is now open. Registration must be received by April 22, 2024.

GRASP is a nine-week correspondence program for grades K - 8 that helps students maintain reading and math skills while they are on summer vacation.  Each lesson is constructed to reinforce or reteach typical basic skills generally found in most curricula at a particular grade level.  An online version is available for students in grades 4-8.

Register online at bloomington.ce.eleyo.com or give us a call at 952-681-6132 for more information.

You can also download the registration form and fax it to us at 952-681-6101 or mail it to us at:

Bloomington Community Education
Attn: GRASP
2575 West 88th Street, Suite 200
Bloomington, MN 55431

GRASP Registration Form

Bloomington Community Education partners with A+ Driving School to offer two options for Driver's Education programs.  Check out our fall classes.

Winter Class Schedule

Spring Class Schedule

Option 1: Classroom Instruction and Behind-the-Wheel

  • Cost is $420 
    • An $80 deposit is paid to Bloomington Community Education when registering for the class. 
    • The additional $340 is paid directly to A+ Driving School. 
    • A+ Driving School will bill parents directly for the remainder of the payment.
    • Please work directly with A+ Driving School regarding payment plans.
  • Students may register if they are 14 1/2 years of age. 
  • Blue cards will be mailed to students by A+ Driving School.
  • Contact: 952-681-6111

Option 2: Driver's Education: Behind-the-Wheel

  • After completion of the high school classroom instruction classes (taught at Jefferson and Kennedy high schools), the student will receive a letter of completion and information about registering for the six hours of behind-the-wheel training with A+ Driving School.  
  • Students need to visit our office and bring their letter of completion and completed registration form. The Community Education office is located at 2575 W. 88th Street, Suite 200, Bloomington. Park on the north side of the building and enter through door 2575. Our office is located on the second floor. A parent's signature and payment information must be on the registration form.  
  • Your teacher at KHS and JHS will give each student their Letter of Completion and a registration form.
  • Cost is $360 - non-transferable. 
    • A $60 fee is paid to Bloomington Community Education to receive your Blue Card. This fee is non-refundable.
    • The additional $300 is paid directly to A+ Driving School. Contact A+ Driving School to discuss payment options.
  • Blue Cards will be given out to the student when visiting our office with the completed paperwork.