Tiger Cubz 

Pre- Kindergarten After School  Childcare 

 Students currently enrolled in Morris Area Community Education Preschool Programming and Kindergarten eligible in 2023 are welcome to join the Tiger Cubz as your family needs!  Below you will find more information regarding the child care options we have available, registration information, and other important dates and information.  

We hope to see you at Tiger Cubz!   

Extended Tiger Cubz

12:30 - 5:00 p.m.  Pre-K Pod A Classrooms and Area

On early dismissal days, students can attend Zone from 12:30 - 5:00 p.m.  During this time, students will play outside, work on their homework, hang out with their friends, and enjoy free time.  Please pre-register with appropriate Tiger Cubz materials.

September 20, October 18, November 22, January 10, February 7, March 13, April 17, May 8

Tiger Cubz After School Program

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Pre-K Pod A Classrooms and Area

The primary purpose of the Tiger Cubz program is to provide a safe and fun learning environment for students enrolled in Pre-Kindergarten classes and 4 years old by September 1st, 2022 at Morris Area Schools. during after school hours at Morris Area Elementary.  While at Tiger Cubz, students will enjoy a healthy snack, move their bodies, explore creativity, and expand their knowledge through a structured, yet flexible daily schedule. 


With guidance from the Early Education coordinator, classroom teachers, and the Tiger Cubz staff , we provide a relaxed environment where students are able to work on targeted concepts as needed, including academic, recreational, and enrichment activities.  All activities provided will be age/skill level appropriate.


September 6 - May 23


 Your child must be registered for Tiger Cubz before they can start attending . Three things are needed:

        1)  Student Information Form

        2)  Parent Information Handbook - Read

        3)  Tiger Cubz monthly calendar + fees

Information on the Student Information enrollment form includes:  identification data, person(s) authorized to pick up your child, medical information, emergency information, and signatures from both a parent/guardian and the student.  Permission and release information is also included.  The Parent Information Handbook has important Tiger Cubz information - essentially the Tiger Cubz how-to guide. 


$5.50 a Day

Tiger Cubz's daily charge is to cover snacks and extracurricular activities and materials.  Monthly fees must be paid in advance and may be done at the Morris Area Community Education office.  Each time your child attends Tiger Cubz and signs in, the $5.50 daily charge is deducted from their  account.  Monthly reminders will be sent to collect the upcoming month's calendar and fees. 

Scholarships and reduced fees are available for qualified families who apply and are approved based on need.

Tiger Cubz Days

Tiger Cubz is not in session during the planned school holidays, no school days.  In the event of school closing, Tiger Cubz will not be held on weather-related early dismissal days or when school is canceled.  Please follow Morris Area Community Education on Facebook and Twitter, and tune into KMRS/KKOK for Tiger Cubz updates. 

Tiger Cubz Staff

Cody Hickman | Zone Coordinator

The Tiger Cubz staff is made up of MACE Staff.  Each staff member brings a unique set of talents, qualities, and backgrounds, but all of them have the same strong passion for working with children.  In cooperation with the ECFE Coordinator, the Tiger Cubz staff work directly with the students each day.  They are excellent role models, active learners, and teachers.

Registration Materials

Tiger Cubz Registration Form.docx
Tiger Cubz Parent Hand Book 23.pdf
Allergy Health Form.docx
December 2023 Tiger Cubz calendar.pdf


If you have questions about Tiger Cubz, please contact Diane Strobel, Tiger Cubz Coordinator; or Cody Hickman, Youth Programs Coordinator

 Diane Phone | 320-585-2237

 Cody Phone | 320-585-2231

Email | dstrobel@morris.k12.mn.us

Email | chickman@morris.k12.mn.us