Before & After School Program


Camp Program Phone: (603) 748-6124




Located at Henniker Community School, our Before and After School Program is available to children in Kindergarten through Age 14.

The Before School Program opens at 6:30 AM and ends at 7:50 AM, when children are dismissed to begin their school day. The After School Program begins at 3:00 PM and closes at 6:00 PM.


Allison Palmer

Allison Palmer

Extended Education Program Director

Allison has been a part of the White Birch family since June 2016 and has been working in Education and Childcare since she was a junior in High School. She graduated from Franklin Pierce University in 2013 with a dual Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and Social Work & Counseling.

Ryder Close

Ryder Close

Group Leader

Ryder has been working at White Birch since February 2019. Ryder will be a Senior at New England College this fall where he will be finishing his bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education. He is focusing on English and wants to be a High School English teacher.

Emma Breed

Emma Breed

Emma has been working at White Birch since March 2019 and has been working with children since she was in 6th grade. Emma will be a Freshman at New England College this fall where she will be majoring in Elementary Education.


(Effective July 1, 2019)

Before School Program at Henniker Community School

Full Week: $65.00Open from 7:00 AM-8:00 AM

Daily Rate: $20.00One day advanced notice for attendance

After School Program at Henniker Community School

Full Week: $115.00Open from 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM; Includes PM snack

Daily Rate: $35.00One to three days per week

Before and After School at Henniker Community School

Full Week Only: $130.00

Daily Schedule

Drop Off & Pick Up

Before School Program

Children are dropped off and checked in any time after 6:30 AM in the classroom located in the back of the school just as you enter the school drop off area. To get behind the school you turn off of Western Ave between the Grange and the Tucker free library. At 7:50 am, just prior to school beginning, White Birch Extended Education staff escort the children to the playground or to the cafetorium for breakfast and dismiss them to an HCS recess or breakfast duty teacher. The children remain there until the bell for school rings.

After School Program

At 3:00 PM when children are released from classes, White Birch after school children walk to the Extended Education Program classroom at Henniker Community School. Younger children are escorted to the classroom by their teachers and older children go right from class to the classroom on their own. If a child is not accounted for, White Birch Extended Education staff call the HCS Office to determine the dismissal plan for that child. When all children are accounted for, After School Programming begins. Programming ends at 6:00 PM but children can be picked up any time after 3:00 PM. To pick up your child, arrive at the after school classroom and sign them out. The after school classroom is located in the back of the school just as you enter the school drop off area. To get behind the school you turn off of Western Ave between the Grange and the Tucker free library.

*Any changes in dismissal for Extended Education children needs to be relayed to the WBC staff prior to the beginning of programming, this include extracurricular activities and sports practices.*

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