Summer 2018!
All entering 5th-8th graders are welcome to join us for an incredible adventure this summer.   We look forward to great days filled with exciting events, trips, and activities to keep your heart pounding.  If you are trying to keep your finger on what’s hot in our community for youth…Check THE PULSE!

Summer PULSE Information Flyer



Summer PULSE 2018 Information


The PULSE is available to students entering grades 5-8 in the fall of 2018. (current 4-7 grades)


The PULSE is open Monday through Thursday.  Hours are 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Dates for summer 2018: Wednesday, June 13-Thursday, August 16.
Closed: July 2-6.

The PULSE is offered at Pioneer Ridge Middle School


The PULSE is a pick-your-days program. There is no minimum per week to attend. The fee per day is $40.


A light breakfast and an afternoon snack are provided daily.
Families must provide a bag lunch and beverage.


Fieldtrips are scheduled throughout the summer. Schedules will be posted at each location as well as on the program websites. Fieldtrips are attended by all children present that day. All staff attend field trips.

Participants of THE PULSE will have the opportunity to go on many field trips throughout the summer. A schedule will be available in May. In addition to the scheduled trips, THE PULSE may add impromptu trips as decided by the participants. A bus will be available daily. Ideas will be generated by participants but may include an afternoon movie on rainy days, trips to Dairy Queen, local parks, etc.

Registration Process

Registration Opens February 20th!
Summer registration opens on-line for ALL FAMILIES February 20th at 6:00 a.m.
A non-refundable registration fee of $30 is due at the time of registration.

The week of February 20-23 we will review and process registrations of families currently enrolled in the full day preschool and/or Club Care programs.

Beginning February 26 we will review and process other registration requests based on the order they were received and space availability at desired site.

The PULSE is a pick-your-day program. Schedule of days attending is due by May 21.


The PULSE Site Phone
Pioneer Ridge Middle School
(612) 221-8397
Rita Mortensen
The PULSE Secretary
(952) 556-6401
PULSE Supervisor on site
(612) 221-8397
Program Specialist
(952) 556-6437
Sue Harberts
Assistant Director
(952) 556-6410