Summer

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 throughout the spring as we post more information about BCYF summer programs!

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    BCYF Lifeguard Institute

    Want to be a lifeguard? This FREE training program for high school youth ages 16-18 will provide Pool Skills and Classroom Instruction to qualify for Lifeguard Certification. See flyer for details.

    Lifeguard Institute Flyer »

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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 2015.  Please see the flyer for details and schedule your swim test today!

    BCYF Summer Lifeguard Position Information »

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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 all inside BCYF Summer Guide 2014.

    BCYF Summer Guide 2014 »