Welcome to Flipside
Flipside offers a large variety of enrichment opportunities in art, music & dance, language & culture, health & wellness, social growth, leadership & service, and STEM. Our goal is to provide urban youth with opportunities to explore and discover their passions in a safe, structured, and supportive environment.
- Is absolutely free!
- Offers snack and transportation to eligible students daily
- Monday through Thursday
- Offers a program on nonschool days & summer called Teenventure
Program Evaluation Information
The Flipside afterschool program continually works to improve the program quality and experience for students in order to reach intended outcomes. Parents are given the option to to have their child participate in evaluation activities upon registering for the program. If you choose not to participate in program evaluation activities, please sign and return the form below to your school office. The student survey is also listed below for your review.
College & Career Exploration
2019-2020 Field Trips Coming Up
October 17, 2019
November 15, 2019
March 6, 2020
March 31, 2020
April 1, 2020
April 2, 2020
Registration will be available approximately 3 weeks in advance of each trip date at school and on websites.
For Youth Grades 5-8
Monday through Thursday
4:00 pm to 5:45 pm
Fall Session: Oct 21 - Jan 24
Spring Session: Jan 28 - May 14
Programs held at Farnsworth Upper Campus
New: Flipside now offers a free meal at 4:00pm to all Flipside students and current athletes Monday-Thursday!
Detailed Program Calendar
Flipside is sponsored by the Saint Paul Public Schools Alternative Education, Athletics, and Community Education Departments in partnership with the City of Saint Paul Parks and Recreation, and Saint Paul Library. It is partially funded with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding, CFDA 84.287, Every Student Succeeds Act, Title IV B – 21 Century Community Learning Centers. The contents of this publication do not necessarily represent the policy of the Federal Department of Education or the State Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government.