South St. Paul offers excellent preschool programs for children ages 2 1/2 to kindergarten enrollment.
~ ISD 197 provides ECFE classes in W. St. Paul and Eagan ~
Welcome to ISD 199 Early Learning.
South St. Paul Public Schools provides ECFE classes in South St. Paul.
Spartan Kids' Care offers a quality program that provides a safe, cooperative, student led environment.
Day 1 - Monday, April 22, 2024
Motor Coach will leave at 7:15 a.m. from Thompson Park, 7:30 a.m. from South St. Paul and 7:45 a.m. from Inver Grove Heights. Make a comfort stop (on own) at Trails Travel Center in Albert Lea. Have lunch (included) at the Machine Shed Restaurant in Des Moines, IA. Continue to Independence, MO for lodging at the Drury Inn. Have a light supper (included) at the hotel. [C,L,S]
Day 2 - Tuesday, April 23, 2024
After breakfast (included) leave Independence, MO. In Ozark, have lunch (included) at Lamberts Restaurant, home of the Thrown Roll. In Branson, experience a production at the Sight and Sounds Theatre. The performance is “Queen Esther.” Set in the opulent yet perilous Persian Empire, Queen Esther is a captivating tale of beauty and bravery. Esther’s ordinary life changed forever when she was taken through the palace doors, entering a new world of royalty and risk. Sight & Sound Theatre state-of-the-art, 2,000-seat auditorium productions feature massive sets, hundreds of live animals, intricate costumes and world-class musical scores. Check into the Radisson Hotel for two nights’ lodging. This evening see a Variety Show at The Hughes Brothers Theatre. Uniquely talented entertainers, actors, dancers, comedians, instrumentalists, and singers of all styles work their way into the hearts of the audience. Crisp harmonies, original choreography, state-of-the-art sound and an award-winning live band defines excellence. [B,L]
Day 3- Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Have breakfast (included) at the hotel. This morning experience the Dublin's Irish Tenors & The Celtic Ladies - An Irish fusion of song and dance hits the stage as Dublin's Irish Tenors & The Celtic Ladies brings you a heart-pounding ensemble of Irish dance stars from Spirit of the Dance! Wonderful harmonies and lilting melodies will fill the air, and as you listen in amazement, these talented singers take you on a breathtaking musical journey. Guaranteed to bring you the spirit of the Emerald Isle; no passport needed. After the show, stop at Grand Village Shops for a quick bite to eat (on own) at one of the Café’s. Take time to browse through specialty stores with a wide array of novelties, collectibles, and fine gifts. There are high-quality, niche products from handmade soaps to carved wooden treasures, you can take something home you know was made in the heart of the Ozarks. This afternoon enjoy the Amazing Acrobats of Shanghai show. The production honors the essence of the old historic Shanghai Culture through the dynamic artists’ dazzling performances with breathtaking acrobatics, colorful dance, comedy, mystifying magic, and numerous aerial feats of strength. Nezt, have dinner (included)and celebrate a family tradition at Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Attraction. Tighten your bootstraps for a powerful performance that features 32 magnificent horses and a cast of top-notch trick riders in a 35,000 square foot arena. It features a friendly competition, thrilling horseback riding stunts at top speed, stunning special effects, and phenomenal musical productions, all while you enjoy a mouthwatering four-course family feast. Later this evening at Dick Clarks American Bandstand Theater enjoy the “Vocal Band” SIX. They are critically acclaimed and dubbed “an orchestra of human voices” and “masters of showmanship.” These multi-talented brothers don’t use any instruments, but you’ll think you’re hearing them. True pioneers of contemporary acappella, they utilize the palpable rhythmic bass, driving beatbox style percussion and impeccable vocal blend they’ve been developing since they were children. [B,D]
Day 4 - Thursday, April 25, 2024
Have breakfast (included) at the hotel. This morning see a show at Grand Country Music Hall “Down Home Country.” At this show you will step back in time to enjoy the country classic songs of George Jones, Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard and many more. Have lunch (included) and travel to Independence, MO for lodging at the Drury Inn. Have a light supper (included) at the hotel. [B,L,S]
Day 5 - Friday, April 26, 2024
Have breakfast (included) at the hotel. Stop for lunch (included) near Des Moines at Cracker Barrel Restaurant. Return to the Twin Cities by early evening. [B,L]