Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF), the City of Boston’s largest youth and human service agency, offers dozens of neighborhood-based summer day camps and programs for Boston’s young people. These programs aren’t only a lot of fun; they also keep children’s minds and bodies active over the summer months so they are prepared for the return to school in the fall.

Check back in Spring 2016 for more information about BCYF Summer 2016 programs!

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    Summer Events & Programs Across Boston

    Across every neighborhood of Boston, BCYF community centers offer a rich menu of summer opportunities for young people and their families. Whether it’s a traditional summer day camp or a sports league, a new rock climbing instruction program or an educational offering, you'll find it at BCYF.

    BCYF Summer Guide 2016 »

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    BCYF Girls Leadership Corps Applications

    Girls ages 13-14 are you committed, reliable and responsible and want to make a difference in your community? Then the BCYF Girls Leadership Corp may be a great opportunity for you!  See below for more information and the GLC application.

    BCYF Girls Leadership Corp Flyer and Application »

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    BCYF SUPERTeens Program

    Do you have what it takes to be a SUPERTeen? SUPERTeens offers youth ages 13-14 a summer leadership experience through working at a BCYF community center, participating in weekly workshops, and going on fun and educational excursions.

    We are also looking for supervisors to work in the SUPERTeens program this summer! Check out the details in the attachment below.

    SUPERTeens Flyer and Application »

    SUPERTeens Supervisor Position »

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    Snap Shot Summer Photography Program Now Accepting Applications

    This summer employment program introduces participants to all aspects of photography. Led by a professional photographer the program includes opportunities to conduct “photo shoots” around Boston, visit museums and art galleries, dedicated computer lab time to edit digital photos, weekly personal development workshops led by John Hancock, and the responsibility of serving as a “staff photographer” at various events for Boston Centers for Youth & Families.

    We are also looking for a Snap Shot instructor! Check out the details in the attachment below.

    Snap Shot Flyer and Application »

    Snap Shot Instructor Job Description »

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    Apply Now For Camp Joy!

    BCYF offers Camp Joy for Boston residents ages 3 to 22 with disabilities and their siblings. The four-week summer camp provides structured, daily opportunities for participants to make new friends, have fun, learn, and grow during the summer months.

    Camp Joy Camper Application Packet »

    Camp Joy Staff Application »

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    Want to be a BCYF Lifeguard?

    Want to be a lifeguard for BCYF?  We are looking for Lifeguards, Head Lifeguards, Supervisors, and Waterfront Lifeguards for indoor pools, outdoor pools, and a beach for summer 2016.  Please see the flyer for details and schedule your swim test today!

    BCYF Summer Lifeguard Position Information »