2023-2024 Enrollment Now Open!

Summer Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Afterschool Hours: Monday-Friday, 3 to 6 p.m.

Professional Development (No School) Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Registration is now open for our 2023 summer program! Spaces are limited. Please complete the enrollment packet. Email director@linkgrinnell.org with any questions.


Each week will feature a new theme, with new daily enrichment activities leading up to a fun Friday field trip. Themes include STEAM/STEM, cooking, history, animals, art, and we’ll even have a carnival.


LINK will partner with the Ahrens Park Foundation to plant and maintain giving gardens, the Drake Community Library for weekly story time, Grinnell College Museum of Art for weekly trips to the art gallery, weekly trips to the Grinnell Mutual Family Aquatic Center, and so much more.

If you would like to enroll or re-enroll your child into the LINK afterschool program, please complete our enrollment form.


Please Note: up-to-date physical and immunization records must be on file for each child.


Download the form, re-open it on your computer, complete it and return via email to director@linkgrinnell.org or mail to PO BOx 284, Grinnell, IA 50112.


To lead, inspire, nurture and keep children educated, enriched and engaged.


Providing a safe, inclusive, stimulating learning environment to nurture the healthy cognitive, social-emotional and physical development of all children.


To support our community's long-term and ongoing efforts for child care and youth development in the Grinnell community. We strive to expand options for high quality, developmentally appropriate education and enrichment for children and youth.


To expand opportunities provided by LINK Grinnell to address families' needs for child care and children's needs for additional educational and extracurricular options, with the development of an after-school program. LINK Grinnell is now offering after-school care until 6:00pm on regular school days, full-day care on Professional Development days and summer programming. We are partnering with the Grinnell-Newburg School District to house all programming at Davis Elementary.


Please use the link below to indicate interest in your child(ren) attending the after-school program, professional development days or summer programming! For more information, please email director@linkgrinnell.org.


Davis Elementary


Regular School Days, Monday-Friday, after school – 6:00 p.m; Professional Development & Parent-Teacher Conference Days, 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.