CitySprouts Young Leaders Afterschool & Summer Club

By CitySprouts

We provide a year-round, in-person leadership program at the Hurley Street Farm. Youth will learning leadership skills through urban gardening and environmental activism.

Flyer graphic with image of a garden and text stating, "Middle schoolers 11-14, 6th-8th, starts September 14th."
Wed, September 14 2022 – Wednesday, June 7
Wednesday. Afternoon.

Meet Wednesdays from 3:30 - 5:00 PM.

Ages: 11 to 14.

Grades 6th grade through 8th grade.

Cambridge residents only.
Organization affiliates only.

This program is open to students that are enrolled at CPS or that live in Cambridge. They must meet one of those two conditions.

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

All interested youth and families should contact the Program Director using the contact info above in order to sign-up. Registration is open until all spots are filled. 



  • In-person only.

Hurley Street Neighborhood Farm

213 Hurley St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

East Cambridge
Vassal Lane Upper School

197 Vassal Lane
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

West Cambridge

Hurley Street Neighborhood Farm is our primary location. Vassal Lane Upper School is our backup location for bad weather.

Additional information

In person farming and gardening to help build leadership skills, gain STEM knowledge, and take action in our communities. We review and practice themes that include: Environmentalism, Leadership, Identity, Exploration, Science-based Engineering Activities, and Gardening.

The Young Leaders Program is a summer and after school program for middle schoolers ages 11- 14 (rising 6th graders through 8th grade). In the Young Leaders Program, kids learn about making their community a safer, more sustainable place to live through growing plants and exploring the natural environment in the city. The Young Leaders Program is for middle school youth who live or go to school in Boston or Cambridge. It is tuition-free to families.