School-Year Childcare

Connections LLC is a licensed childcare company contracting with North Lakes Academy to provide childcare before and after school.

It is licensed to serve a maximum of 20 students at one time.


Our morning session is from 6:15am to 7:30am.

Our after school session is from 2:20pm to 6pm.

On non-school days we are open from 6:15am to 6pm.

Connections is open on all school days and is closed when school is not in session.

Connections 2020-2021 Pay Rate Schedule:

To register your student(s) please fill-out the following 3 forms and pay the Registration Fee:

1. Registration Form  (click to fill-out online)

2. Health Care Summary  (print & mail with registration fee)

3. A Bit About Your Child  (print & mail with registration fee)

Registration Fee is $25 per child checks made out to "Connections."

Send registration fee and forms to:


NLA Elementary


4576 232nd St. N

Forest Lake, MN 55025

Shelayne Zeidler:


NOTE: Registration is not complete until the Registration Fee has been received.

A healthy snack will be provided each day involving two food groups.

CCAP assistance program is accepted.


After school until 4:30pm

B4/Aft school until 4:30pm

After school until 6:00pm

B4/Aft school until 6:00pm

Non-School Days












$43/day (after registration                         deadline)


If you have QUESTIONS about Connections, County Child Care Assistance or Registration, please contact:

Connections Director

Shelayne Zeidler

(651) 788–3430

There are many unknowns right now about what exactly the fall will look like. If you think you will need care, but are not sure about the hours and days, go ahead and fill in the online registration and send in the registration fee and forms. Fill in the schedule part as best you can. You will not be locked into that schedule.