After School Drop-In Program

After School Drop-In Program

Children in grades 1-12 can enjoy a plethora of benefits associated with membership to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem. After school programming operates from 3:00pm until 7:00pm for members in grades 1-5. Members in grades 6-12 can arrive any time after 2:10pm and may remain at the Club until 7:00PM as well.  The after school drop-in program takes place every day that Salem, NH public schools are in session unless otherwise noted.  All participants are required to have a valid membership to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem (NH).  Membership costs $50 annually (7/1-6/30) and requires an updated membership registration form to be completed in its entirety.

*The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem follows the Salem, NH School District Calendar and will operate accordingly.

*Hours differ on School Vacation, select Holiday, Teacher In-Service, and Early Release Days – see our school year calendar for details.

After school drop-in programming includes but is not limited to:
  • Daily Fun Swim
  • Games Room Tournaments (Pool, Ping Pong, Foosball, Bumper Pool, Air Hockey, etc.)
  • Homework Assistance
  • Educational Activities such as Power Hour (designed to help members develop academic, behavioral, and social skills through homework completion and high-yield learning activities) and the Clubby Economy (promotes financial responsibility for members in grades 1-5)
  • Gymnasium Games (team sports, daily challenges, etc.)
  • Supervised Computer Access
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Playground and Outdoor Basketball Court Usage
  • Snack and Dinner
  • Specialized Programming
    • Healthy Habits (designed to incorporate healthy living and active learning in every part of the Club experience – good nutrition, regular physical activity, and improving overall well-being are emphasized)
    • Cooking
    • Torch Club (teaches members ages 10-13 to enrich their own lives and the lives of others through service and leadership and by demonstrating good character)
    • Keystone Club (unique leadership development experience that provides opportunities for members ages 14-18)
    • Junior Staff (assists members ages 13-18 in exploring a career in youth or human services, particularly Boys & Girls Club work)
    • SMART, or Skills Mastery and Resistance Training, Moves (prevention/education program that addresses problems such as drug and alcohol use and premature sexual activity)
    • Youth of the Year (celebrates the extraordinary achievements of Club teens – promotes service to the Club, community and family, academic success, strong moral character, life goals, and poise and public speaking)
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