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DHSP FREE Online/Offline Summer 2020

By Department of Human Service Programs (DHSP)

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Sign up for DHSP's free summer online/offline programming for Cambridge kindergarteners-8th graders to engage with virtual and in-person activities.

Monday through Friday.

Sign up for weekly morning (9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.) or afternoon (1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.) sessions:   

  • Week 2 (July 20-24) 
  • Week 3 (July 27-31) 
  • Week 4 (August 3-7) 
  • Week 5 (August 10-14) 
  • Week 6 (August 17-21)   


Please contact us if you have any questions or need help with the application.

Additional information

Please note, to ensure that we have the systems in place to provide quality virtual programming for all of our families, we’ve delayed the start of programming.  Programming will not be held during the week of July 13 (Week 1).  Programming will now begin on July 20 (Week 2).

  • Register Now: See below for more information.
  • Daily virtual gatherings with friends and counselors 
  • Virtual activities to engage with in real time 
  • Offline projects to do at home: cooking, creating, crafting, exploring and more!  
  • Outdoor play and exercise supervised by DHSP staff 

The program is offered through the City of Cambridge.


The program serves people at their homes or wherever it is needed.

For whom

Ages 5 to 14. Grades Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Children must have completed one year of Kindergarten

Priority will be given to applicants eligible for free/reduced lunch. 


Contact us for more information.

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

Registration Instructions

Here are the links to register: (They are not supported on Internet Explorer at this time.)

Please note that all activities are set to a wait list to help DHSP staff manage enrollment. We hope to accommodate as many families as we can and having a wait list will help us do that. You will receive an email within ten days with enrollment information.