Our Mission

River Depot is a faith-based kid care program for kids going into Kindergarten - 5th grade. We provide a fun, safe environment where kids can build friendships, enjoy a snack and Bible lesson, get homework help and tutoring, run and play, and participate in activities that pique their interest, all under the supervision of caring adults.

Our school year program is open from 3:00 - 6:00PM.
Summer hours are Monday - Friday 7:00AM - 6:00PM.

Tuition / Fees

Annual Registration Fee: $25 per family, due at time of registration.

Fee Schedule:
After School: $12 per child per day
Full Day Care on No School Days and Summer Care: $30 per child / per day

Scholarships may be available for those with a financial need. please email [email protected] for information.


Busing to and from River Depot is provided by the local school bus company for those who live in the ROCORI school district. Parents / guardians must pick up their children or arrange a ride for the child by 6:00PM. Please let the bus company know that your child's pick-up / drop-off location is River of Life Church, 22881 178th Ave., Cold Spring, MN 56320. You are responsible for contacting the bus company directly regarding changes in your child's busing.

To Register Your Child
Download the Registration Form (PDF), and once completed, please return completed form and $25 annual registration form to:
River Depot
c/o River of Life Church
22881 178th Ave,
 Cold Spring, MN 56320.

OR email [email protected].

Parent Handbook

The Parent Handbook (PDF downloaded here) should be read and the Acknowledgement Form on the last page should be returned to River Depot before the child's first day of care.

Contact Information

ADDRESS:  River Depot   |   22881 178th Ave Cold Spring, MN
PHONE:  320-597-7777
EMAIL:  [email protected]
FACEBOOK:  River Depot Page