Cambridge Youth Police Academy
We host a 6-week academy designed to expose participating youth to various duties associated with law enforcement as a profession through the Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program.
.: Tue, July 5 2022 – Fri, August 12 2022.
9:00am - 2:00pm
Ages: 14 to 18.
Grades 9th grade through 12th grade.
Cambridge residents only.
Participating youth should be transitioning from 8th - 12th grade.
- Specific dates
You should contact us directly in order to register, or apply through the Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program Trax Application.
This program pays participating youth through MSYEP!
- In-person only.
125 Sixth Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
Youth workers learn about the role and function of Cambridge Police Officers and varying units within the Department, including the Traffic Unit, Explosive Ordnance Unit, and Special Response Team. They are also able to learn about and practice OUI stops, traffic stops, handcuffing, baton techniques and self-defense. Participants gain understanding about juvenile law, rights, and responsibilities with Strategies for Youth and the role of the Cambridge Fire Department, Emergency Communications Department and Pro EMS in public safety. (Daily Workouts, Mindfulness, Yoga, Boot Camp, & CPR Certification)