For Parents and Caregivers


Career College and Life Readiness programs

Looking for programs that can help build critical thinking or cultivate social awareness, self-efficacy and communication skills? These 100+ programs provide our middle and high schoolers with a multitude of meaningful learning and professional opportunities.

All of these organizations, our College, Career and Life Readiness exemplars, work tirelessly to prepare Boston students with meaningful learning and professional opportunities across our city and region. Programs are listed by their age group focus: Middle School, High School, or both Middle and High School.

Learn more about these summer/fall programs and contact information below. Generation Success-aligned programs are also available on the Boston After School & Beyond website. Sign your student up today!

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Explore the Opportunities

Achieve - Achieve Summer Learning Academy
Contact: Reginald Toussaint (

Arnold Arboretum - Arboretum Young Scientists

Bethel Institute for Community Development - Bethel Math and Science Scholars
Contact: Kalya Murray (, 617-524-4510

Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center - Red Oak Afterschool and Summer Program
Contact: Kathy Choi at 617-635-5129 extension 1013

Boston Public Schools, STEM Department - STEAM Academy for Change

Boston Scores - Summer Learning Academy
Contact: Gaby DeAngelis ( or 617-553-4711

Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester - Marr Summer Camp

Breakthrough Greater Boston - Boston Campus

CitySprouts - Dorchester Young Leaders Program
Contact: Call: 617-876-2436, Email: (

CitySprouts - Roxbury Young Leaders Program
Contact: Call: 617-876-2436, Email: (

Crossroads - Class of 2026 Session 1

Crossroads - Camp Mitton

Crossroads - Camp Wing

Dearborn STEM Academy - Summer Learning Academy

DotHouse Health - Summer Learning Academy

"e" inc. - "e" inc. Summer Science Discovery Program

Edison K-8 School - The Young Queens and Kings Scholar Program

Elevate Youth - Kenny & Hennigan

Frederick Pilot Middle School - Summer Scholars Program
Contact: Frederick at 617-635-1650

Girls' LEAP - BCYF Blackstone Community Center
Contact: Shalaya West (

Girls' LEAP - Roxbury Tenants of Harvard
Contact: Shalaya West (

Greenwood Sarah K-8 School - STEAM Ahead SLA

Horizons Greater Boston - Mattahunt - SLA

Jackson/Mann K-8 School - Summer EL

Jeremiah E. Burke High School - Middle School Academic & Mentoring

KeySteps - UMass Boston School for the Environment

Mass Audubon's Boston Nature Center - Camps in Mattapan and West Roxbury
Contact: (

Mildred Avenue K-8 School - Mildred Avenue Summer Academy
Contact: Diana Fortes (

Neighborhood Network Center Inc. - CDF Freedom Schools
Contact: Audreyana Washington (

OneLove Sports Academy - Summer Learning Academy
Contact: (

OneLove Sports Academy - One Love Sports League - Monday
Contact: (

Patrick J. Kennedy - Summer Learning Academy
Contact: Jessica Vazquez, 617-635-8466, (

Phillips Brooks House Association - Keylatch

Phillips Brooks House Association - Mission Hill Summer Program

Phillips Brooks House Association - South Boston Outreach Summer

Phillips Brooks House Association - Roxbury Youth Initiative

Phillips Brooks House Association - Franklin I-O

Phillips Brooks House Association - Boston Refugee Youth Enrichment

Phillips Brooks House Association
- Chinatown Adventure

Seymour Institute - Bringing the Change
Contact: Sarah Greenwood School, 186 Glenway St, Dorchester, 02121

Shaloh House - Summer Program at Shaloh House
Contact: Call 617-787-2200 or visit

Sociedad Latina - STEAM Team, Dearborn

Sociedad Latina - STEAM Team, Boston University

sySTEMic flow - STEM in the Summer
Contact: Jessica Sanon (

Team New England Basketball Club - TNE Summer Enrichment Program
Contact: (

The Boston Project Ministries - Brotherhood and Sisterhood
Contact: (, 617-929-0925

The Steppingstone Foundation - Steppingstone Scholars

Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center - Summer Learning Expedition

Warren Prescott - Summer Bridging Acad and Science

YMCA - Ashley Street Summer Learning Academy

YMCA - Camp Ponkapoag SLA
Contact: Ashley Cobb  (

YMCA - Dorchester Summer Explorers

YMCA - Gardner Summer Learning Academy
Contact: Mariela DeLeon (

YMCA - Huntington Summer Learning Academy
Contact: Kelly MacLean (

YMCA - Oak Square Camp Walsh Summer Learning Academy
Contact: Devin Collins-Ives (

YMCA - Parkway Bear Camps Summer Learning Academy
Contact: Benjamin May (

YMCA - Roxbury Summer Learning Academy
Contact: Unique Payne (

YMCA - Umana Summer Learning Academy
Contact: Carolyn Lopez (; Marisol Berlin-Santana (

YMCA - Wang Summer Learning Academy
Contact: Jen Kelly (


ACEDONE - Youth In Charge

Afrimerican Academy - Summer Learning Academy

Asian Community Development Corporation - Summer Leadership Academy
Contact: Emma Ishida (

Boston Arts Academy - BAA Summer Reading and Math Program
Contact:  BAA's main office at 617-359-3243

Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center - Youth Center Summer Program
Contact: Cin Wong ( or call at 617-635-5129 x1022

Boston International Newcomers Academy (BINCA) - 21st CCLC Program

Boston Public Health Commission - Boston Area Health Education Center

Boston University - Upward Bound & Upward Bound Math Science Summer Program

Brigham and Women's Hospital - Project TEACH

Camp Harbor View - Leaders in Training (First Year)

Camp Harbor View - Summer Camp (July Session 1)

Children's Services of Roxbury - Youth and Police in Partnership
Contact: Harry Harding, Mobile: 6175190531, (; Tim Fitzgerald, Mobile: 857.492.6941, (

Courageous Sailing - Instructors-in-Training

Crossroads - Class of 2025 Session 1

Digital Ready - Summer Studios

Freedom House - Summer Learning Institute
Contact: Ashley Harton-Powell (

Freedom House - Smartphone Storytelling Program
Contact: Ashley Harton-Powell (

Girls' LEAP - Teen Mentor Program
Contact: Roxanna Higginson (

Health Resources in Action - LEAH Knox Scholars
Contact: Paul Gregg (

Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston - Teen Arts Council

Level Ground Mixed Martial Arts - Student Trainer Program
Contact: Jasmine Clark (; Alexandra Fuller (

MassArt - Artward Bound

National Park Service - Hill to Harbor Corps

National Park Service - Historias de Boston

Northeastern University - Bob Case Acad Bridge to Calculus
Contact: Raj, (

Partners for Youth with Disabilities
Contact: Deep Chinappa ( or 617-556-4075 x120

Phillips Brooks House Association - Recent Immigrant Summer Enrichment

Roxbury Youth Program - Summer
Contact: Tarik Bartel (; Peter Tam (; Chris Allen -(

Sociedad Latina - ALAS

Sociedad Latina - Escalera

Speak for the Trees - Teen Urban Tree Corps Program
Contact: Eva Paradiso (

Taylor Made Mentoring - Taylor Made Mentoring
Contact: Charles Taylor (, (617)5865964

The Boston Project Ministries - Healthy Youth Champions
Contact: (, 617-929-0925

The Boston Project Ministries - Artists in Action
Contact: (, 617-929-0925

The Boston Project Ministries - Mental Health Ambassadors
Contact: (, 617-929-0925

The Possible Zone - STEAM Bootcamp (Summer)

The Possible Zone - Pathways Bootcamp (Summer Session 2)

Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center - Green Ambassador Program
Contact: Jay Esty (, or apply online at

UMass Boston - Upward Bound
Contact: Janay Graham (; Suamy Ventura (

UMass Boston - Urban Scholars Program
Contact: Jamie Morrison (, 617-297-6961; Anthony Olivier (, 617-602-9237; Laura Abdelahad (, 857-271-6310

UMass Boston - Upward Bound Math-Science

UMass Boston - Gastón Institute - DYEE SuccessLink Youth (TAG | ALERTA)
Contact:, 857.301.7850

Youth in Crisis - New Program
ACEDONE - Summer Learning Academy

After School Arts Program - After School Arts Program (ASAP)

Agassiz Village Summer Camp - Summer Camp, Summer Teen Advancement, and Leaders
Contact: Camille Ridge, 781-860-0200 ext.1005 (

All Dorchester Sports & Leadership - Summer Enrichment Program
Contact: Imani Deal (, or call the office 617-287-1601

Apprentice Learning - City Summer Internship
Contact: Letta Neely (, 617-749-6134

Beat the Odds - Beat The Odds

Beat the Streets New England - Coaches in Training
Contact: Leah Boutelle (; Addison Ray (; Bior Guigni (

Boston Debate League - Debate Camp
Contact: Ranner Faugas (

Boston HBCU Alumni Network - HBCU Summer Leadership Development Academy

Boston Lions Track Club - Boston Lions Track Club and Mentoring
Contact: Tomorrow Peeples (, 617-922-5910

Boston Police Activities League - Act Up with 5-0
Contact: Kerline Desir (; Christopher Byner (; Laura Dickerson(

Boston Police Activities League - Girls Reflecting Our World
Contact: Officer Jamila Gales (; Christopher Byner (; Laura Dickerson (

Catholic Charities of Boston - Teen Center at St. Peter's

Catholic Charities of Boston - Teen Center SLA

Community Rowing, Inc. - RowBoston
Contact: Janice Hagerman (

Courageous Sailing - Steps To Lead

Dreamcatcher Initiative - Men's Group

Fresh Films - Digital Content Virtual Program

Girls' LEAP - BCYF Lahey
Contact: Shalaya West (

Girls' LEAP - Open Enrollment
Contact: Shalaya West (

Greatest MINDS - Greatest MINDS Summer College to Career Academy
Contact: George Greenidge (;;

Harlem Lacrosse - Summer Academy
Contact: Pat Cronin (

Horace Mann School for the Deaf - Summer Learning

Horizons at DCD - Summer Learning Academy
Contact: Haris Kuljancic (

IFSI - Summer Enrichment and Leadership Academy

Jeremiah E. Burke High School - Talk2Em Guide to Financial Literacy

Level Ground Mixed Martial Arts - Athletic Program

Mass Audubon - Environmental Leadership Teen Program

Nxt Era Panthers - Nxt Era Panthers

Phillips Brooks House Association - Leaders!

Piers Park Sailing Center - Science of Sailing

Richard J. Murphy K-8 School - Murphy S.M.I.L.E. Program

S.T.E.A.M. Ahead - STEAM Academy - 2022 Summer Sessions

Sarepta Women and Children Empowerment Center, Inc. - Synergy Partnership

TechBoston Academy - Summer Learning Academy EL

Tenacity - Tenacity Summer Tennis & Reading Program - Rogers Park

Tenacity - Tenacity Summer Tennis & Reading Program - Boston Common

Tenacity - Tenacity Summer Tennis & Reading Program - Billings Field

Tenacity - Tenacity Summer Tennis & Reading Program - Dorchester Park

The3PointFoundation - C.A.B. Academy - Dewitt
Contact: Erica Rivers ( or via phone at 617-320-9880

The3PointFoundation - C.A.B. Academy - Fessenden

Contact: Erica Rivers ( or via phone at 617-320-9880

The Calculus Project - Boston University - Session 1

The Dream Program, Inc. - DREAM Boston
Contact: (617) 249-4361, (

The Dream Program, Inc. - DREAM Boston Summer Enrichment
Contact: (617) 249-4361, (

The HYPPE - Summer Learning Academy

The PIM Project - The PIM Project

Trinity Boston Foundation - TEEP
Contact: Taneyri DeJesus (

UMass Boston Gastón Institute - TAG/ALERTA
Contact:, 857.301.7850

Veronica Robles Cultural Center - Summer Learning
Contact:, 617-308-2314 

Veronica Robles Cultural Center - Dance and music program
Contact:, 617-308-2314

Whittier Street Health Center - New Program
Contact: Christine Pajarillo (617) 989-3212, (

YMCA of Greater Boston - Achievers Summer Learning Academy
Contact: Jessica Colon (
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