2022 YouthConnect Worcester Summer Program Overview

YouthConnect Summer Evening Program

July 5- August 26, 2022

Mission:

Provide neighborhood-based summer, recreational, educational, and cultural activities to isolated and underserved Worcester middle school age youth.

On Site Programming Options and What They Offer:

Girls Inc.

125 Providence Street

508-755-6455; TYoung@GirlsIncworcester.org

M/W/F (Girls Only) 5:30 – 9:00 PM

Swim and Gym, Dance and Performing, Self-Care, Cooking, Arts and Crafts, and Fitness Classes. Basketball, Technology Center.

 

YMCA

766 Main Street

508-755-6101 x1230; acox@ymcaofcm.org

Monday – Friday (Coed) 5:30 – 8:30 PM

Social Recreation, Basketball, Fitness Center, Painting/Arts& Crafts, Summer Reading, Computer Lab, Swimming. Special Events.

 

Friendly House

36 Wall Street

774-317-0426; mmarum@friendlyhousema.org

M, T, & Th (Coed) 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Basketball Skills and Drills, Cooking and Baking, Visual Arts.

 

YWCA

1 Salem Square

508-767-2505 x3020 ; colson@ywcacm.org

M – TH (Coed) 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Gym Activities, Sports, Workout Room, Basketball Clinics with the Worcester Majors, Fitness Classes, Arts and Crafts, and Gender Specific Programs.

 

Worcester Youth Center

326 Chandler St

(508) 791-4702; Kmarshall@worcesteryouthcenter.org

W, F (Coed) 5pm – 9pm

Activities will include: Cookout and Dance Party (Fridays only), Board games, Skills competitions, Free Play, Recording Studio, Aerobics.

 

Boys and Girls Club

65 Boys & Girls Club Way (Formerly Tainter Street)

508-753-3377; SAllotey@bgcworcester.org

M-F (Coed); 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m

Basketball, Indoor and Outdoor Sports, Social Recreation, Visual Arts & Dance, College & Career Prep, Swimming, Prevention and Gender Specific Programs.

 

Gender Specific Programing- Girls Night at Camp:

Fridays from 6:00 – 9:00 PM

YWCA Central Massachusetts and Girls Inc. of Worcester are partnering to provide girls in Central MA an enriched camp experience. Outdoor activities, such as swimming, nature walks, cookouts, and campfires will be included along with leadership development curriculum at YWCA’s Camp-Wind- In-the-Pines located in Leicester and Girls Inc., Camp Kinneywood, located in Holden.

2020 YouthConnect Worcester Summer Program Highlights