2023 YouthConnect Worcester Summer Program Overview

YouthConnect Summer Evening Program

July 5- August 25, 2023


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

Registration Link:

On Site Programming Options and What They Offer:


766 Main Street

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

M – F (Coed) 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

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


Friendly House

36 Wall Street

774-317-0426; khampton@friendlyhousema.org

M, T, & Th (Coed) 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

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



1 Salem Square

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

M – TH (Coed) 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

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) 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Activities will include: , Board games, Skills competitions, Free Play, Recording Studio, Video Game Tournament. Fridays Only: Cookout and Music (Pre-registration required)


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 p.m.

YWCA Central Massachusetts will 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.

Past Photos and Video From YouthConnect Summer Nights