Cambridge Youth Programs Afterschool


DHSP Cambridge Youth Programs

We offer safe and fun programming for pre-teens and middle schoolers to connect with peers, build leadership skills, and explore a range of enriching activities in an inclusive environment. 

Application required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

The link to the application will is available at during the application phase, which lasts for roughly 4 weeks in the spring. (This application applies to DHSP Childcare Afterschool, Community Schools, and CYP Youth Center Pre-Teen/Middle School programs). Families who apply outside the application phase will be automatically waitlisted and are not guaranteed a spot.


Sliding scale based on household income:

- $5 - $300 weekly for 4th and 5th graders.

Free for 6th-8th graders.

- $25/year for grades 9-12

Some financial aid and scholarships are available for teens (grades 9-12)

  • Financial Aid and/or Scholarship Available
  • Sliding scale based on income
  • Free for some residents


  • In-person only.

Frisoli Youth Center

61 Willow St.
Cambridge, MA 02141
United States


Area 2, Cambridgeport, East Cambridge, and Mid Cambridge

Gately Youth Center

70R Rindge Ave
Cambridge, MA 02140
United States


North Cambridge

Moore Youth Center

12 Gilmore St
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States



Russell Youth Center

680 Huron Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States


Strawberry Hill and West Cambridge

Moses Youth Center (Teen Programs Only)

243 Harvard Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States


Mid Cambridge

Dates and Times

This program runs during the school year.

Monday through Friday.

  • Gately, Frisoli, Moore, Russell Centers runs 2:00-6:00PM (4th - 8th graders).
  • Moses Teen programming runs 2:30-9:30PM.
  • All Centers provide teen (9-12th grades) from 6:30-9:30PM

Additional information

Rising 4-8th graders enjoy a variety of fun activities, including sports and visual arts. They learn about healthy living and develop leadership skills, with a focus on connecting with peers and younger youth.

All sites have a teen program from 6:30PM - 9:30PM.

Teens have the option to participate in paid internships all year round.

Program continues to run during

February vacation and April vacation



Tim Hubbard

Frisoli Youth Center Interim Director


Bo Lembo

Gately Youth Center Director


Tim Hubbard

Moore Youth Center Director


Tyrell Dortch

Moses Youth Center Director


Ingleed Auguste

Russell Youth Center Director

This program runs during the school year.

Monday through Friday.

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Tim Hubbard

Frisoli Youth Center Interim Director

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Last updated May 7, 2024.