Summer 2023 - We will have:
✓ More Locations!
✓ More Programs!
✓ More School Meals!
Summer Stuff is the place to find summer schools, camps, programs, activities, and jobs. There are a lot of great things to do in and around Boston. For example, you could take dancing lessons, learn to sail or play tennis, act in a play, volunteer at a museum or homeless shelter, plan for college, get a job, intern in a science lab or on a farm, and go to free concerts and films. (You could even work on your math skills) Need ideas? Summer Stuff is full of good ideas. Read it through and visit websites or call. They're waiting to hear from you.
Also, visit State of Summer 2022, Boston After School & Beyond’s Summer 2022 page, to get an idea of what high-quality summer learning programs will be available in 2023.
Registration for 2023 will be open soon! Many programs are "first come/first served," and they fill up fast. Don't be put off by the cost of some programs. Many have scholarships or reduced fees based on what a family can pay, and they are looking for Boston students. Just ask. Some programs are only for students who go to the Boston Public Schools. Good luck—and have a great summer!
Take a look at previous summers!
Free Summer Meals
Starting July 10, Boston Summer Eats sites will be open at locations across the city offering free breakfasts and lunches to Boston children under age 19 during July and August.
Visit the Summer Eats section of the boston.gov website for more information.
To find meal locations by phone, call 1-800-645-8333 or text "Food" or "Comida" to 877-877.
All BPS students should return their devices to their school before the last day of school, including graduating students or students leaving BPS or transferring BPS schools.
Summer school sites will have devices allocated for students during summer school hours. If families have a specific need for a device over the summer, the family should reach out to the school.
Find additional Technology Summer Support information at Access 4 All or call the BPS Family Hotline (FHL) at (617) 635-8873.
Taking Care of Your Health
It is more important than ever that we all take simple steps to take care of our bodies and our emotions during this time when our lives and routines are changing. Learn more and read other tips for staying healthy at the Taking Care of Your Health section.
Boston Public Schools continues to offer mental health services and other counseling via Telehealth to students. Learn more about mental health & crisis support at this PDF.
Summer Mental Health Services are available
Please view the flyers for information on how to access summer mental health services for your child.
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