Discovery Club & Access 21 Programs
Discovery Club Information
Dates of Operation: Monday, November 16, 2020 – Friday, June 11, 2021
Discovery Club has before & after school programs at Bradford Elementary, Tilton Lower, Golden Hill, Consentino, Tilton Upper, and J. G. Whittier Schools. However, in the 2020-2021 school year, Before School programming is only offered at Tilton Lower Elementary and Consentino, Tilton Upper, and Whittier Middle Schools.
All of these sites offer one hour of before school care, in-person, Monday/Tuesday and Thursday/Friday when students are in school. After school, programs for these grades meet for two hours, in-person, Monday/Tuesday and Thursday/Friday when students are in school. Bradford, Golden Hill, and Tilton Lower Discovery Club operate until 5:15 and Consentino, Tilton Upper and J. G. Whittier programs operate until 4:45 p.m. Transportation to home is provided Monday/Tuesday and Thursday/Friday after school. A snack is provided.
Elementary and middle school programs offer an hour of homework support followed by an academic or recreation program. There are three 10-week sessions during school year. At the elementary level, activities may include Art, Recreation, STEM, Literacy, and sometimes a more creative topic such as ‘Project Passport’, ‘Business & the Community’ and ‘Urban Planning.’ At the middle school level, students can actually choose the activity they wish to join. Activities may include Robotics, Girls Circle, Cooking, Horticulture, Musical Theater, Healthy Living, and Sports & Games. These can change based on student and teacher interest.
Access 21 is our Haverhill High School Program. Activities offered include Internship, Glee Club, Robotics, and Life Skills. Robotics, and Life Skills will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Glee will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (Wednesday: Remote Learning Day for Glee Leaders Only).
Transportation to home is available Tuesday and Thursday when activities are in session. The activities begin right after school and end at 5:00 pm.
Snacks are also provided.
There is a suggested affordable fee schedule for those who can pay. For a fee waiver or reduction in tuition, parents or guardians must complete a CEP Alternate Household Income form to determine eligibility. This form should be returned to your child’s school or our office. [Note: You can also fill out the form online, save on your computer, and email us as an attachment.]
Payment is best made by mail. Please make checks payable to “City of Haverhill”. Please write your child’s name on the check. You can mail your monthly payments to:
Burnham School / Discovery Club
45 Fountain Street Room # 105
Haverhill, MA 01830
Program Schedule by Cohorts
Discovery Club will offer remote programming when the schools offer remote learning and in-person programming when schools begin in-person.
Elementary Schools: Bradford, Golden Hill, Tilton Lower
𝐁𝐞𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥: [Cohort A/B] Monday & Tuesday or Thursday & Friday 7:45 A.M. to 8:45 A.M. [Cohort C] Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday 7:45 A.M. to 8:45 A.M. 𝐀𝐟𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥: [Cohort A/B] Monday & Tuesday or Thursday & Friday 3:15 P.M. to 5:15 P.M. [Cohort C] Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 3:15 P.M. to 5:15 P.M.
𝐌𝐢𝐝𝐝𝐥𝐞 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥𝐬: 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐨, 𝐓𝐢𝐥𝐭𝐨𝐧 𝐔𝐩𝐩𝐞𝐫, 𝐖𝐡𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐫
Tilton Upper morning times are 7:15 A.M. to 8:15 A.M. No fee for Tilton Upper 𝐁𝐞𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥: [Cohort A/B] Monday & Tuesday or Thursday & Friday 7:30 A.M. to 8:30 A.M. [Cohort C] Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 7:30 A.M. to 8:30 A.M. 𝐀𝐟𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥: [Cohort A/B] Monday & Tuesday or Thursday & Friday 2:45 P.M. to 4:45 P.M. [Cohort C] Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 2:45 P.M. to 4:45 P.M.