BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL

Did a parent or teacher ever tell you, “If you’re bored, it’s your own fault?” At the Boys & Girls Club, boredom isn’t an option!  Staff members plan fun-filled afternoons that incorporate everything from painting and playing games to cooking and community service.  Structured activities are mixed with supervised recreation to ensure members enjoy down time as well as opportunities for learning and enrichment. Our caring counselors encourage even the shyest members to step outside their comfort zone.

We want the club experience to make a difference.  That’s why we follow the Boys & Girls Club’s Formula for Impact which focuses on three priority outcome areas: Academic Success, Good Character and Citizenship, and Healthy Lifestyles.  Every spring, members complete an anonymous survey that helps our staff determine if members are progressing toward our priority outcomes.

Activity Areas

All our clubs incorporate activities in the following core program areas. 

  • Character & Leadership Development
  • Education & Career Development
  • Health & Life Skills
  • The Arts
  • Sports, Fitness & Recreation

Program Names

Junior Program vs. Senior Program

We group members by grade level into the Junior and Senior programs.  The grouping varies by locations; some sites have separate spaces for K-5 and 5-8.  Some locations keep all members in one group.  Activities offered are appropriate to members’ developmental needs.

Drop In Program

Our three main clubhouses welcome youth in grades 9-12 on a drop-in basisMembers in grades K-8 are not allowed to leave the clubhouse until they are picked up by a parent or guardian.

Snacks and Meals

Snacks are included at all our sites and dinner is included at the Greater Concord, Suncook and Lakes Region clubhouses. Cold breakfast and brown bag lunch are available during summer months only at some sites.

Before / after school locations

Andover Elementary School Boys & Girls Club

Andover Elementary School

Programs: After School, Summer Camp

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Belmont Elementary School Boys & Girls Club

Belmont Elementary School

Programs: After School, Before School

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Boys & Girls Club Bradley Street Concord

Bradley Street Clubhouse (Concord)

Programs: After School, Early Learning Center, Infant, Summer Camp

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Christa McAuliffe School Boys & Girls Club

Christa McAuliffe School (Concord)

Programs: After School, Before School, Summer Camp

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Elm Street Elementary School Boys & Girls Club Afterschool

Elm Street Elementary School (Laconia)

Programs: After School, Before School

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Epsom Elementary School Afterschool Boys & Girls Club

Epsom Central School

Programs: After School, Before School, Summer Camp

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Holderness Central School

Holderness Central School

Programs: After School

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Stoddard Boys & Girls Club

James Faulkner Elementary School (Stoddard)

Programs: After School

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Jennie D. Blake Hill Boys & Girls Club

Jennie Blake Elementary School (Hill)

Programs: After School

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Boys & Girls Club of the Lakes Region Laconia

Lakes Clubhouse (Laconia)

Programs: After School, Before School, Summer Camp

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Maple Street School Boys & Girls Club

Maple Street School (Hopkinton)

Programs: After School, Summer Camp

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Mill Brook Broken Ground Concord Boys & Girls Club

Mill Brook/Broken Ground (Concord)

Programs: After School, Summer Camp

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New London Boys & Girls Club

New London

Programs: After School

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Penacook Elementary School

Programs: After School, Before School, Summer Camp

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Pittsfield Elementary School

Programs: After School, Summer Camp

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Pleasant Street Elementary School

Pleasant Street Elementary School (Laconia)

Programs: After School, Before School, Summer Camp

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Summer Camp Polar Caves

Richards School (Newport)

Programs: After School, Summer Camp

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Simonds Elementary School Afterschool Boys & Girls Club

Simonds Elementary School (Warner)

Programs: After School, Before School, Summer Camp

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Sutton Elementary Boys & Girls Club

Sutton Central Elementary School (Bradford)

Programs: After School, Summer Camp

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Weare Upper Elementary School Boys & Girls Club

Weare Upper Elementary/Middle School

Programs: After School, Before School, Summer Camp

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Woodland Heights Boys & Girls Club

Woodland Heights Elementary School (Laconia)

Programs: After School, Before School

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For many children and families, the Boys & Girls Club is more than just a fun place to go. It is life-changing.