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Russell Pre-Teen/Middle School Afterschool Program

By DHSP Cambridge Youth Programs

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Cambridge Youth Programs develops social, emotional, and life skills to prepare youth for high school and beyond.

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Monday through Friday. Afternoon.


Nelita DePina
Youth Center Director

Greg Green
Pre-Teen/Middle School Program Director


Additional information

We offer: homework assistance, healthy snacks, leadership development opportunities, sports leagues, arts, community service, enrichment activities and more.

Expanded hours on early release days.

Program continues to run during February vacation and April vacation.


680 Huron Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Strawberry Hill
  • Transportation from school provided for some eligible students; check with your child's school.

Translation services available - Contact the organization for more details. Wheelchair accessible

Reasonable accommodations might include: reasonable modifications to a program's rules, policies, or practices; the provision of auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, alteration or removal of physical or transportation barriers. All such determinations will be made on a case-by-case basis.

For whom

Ages 9 to 14. Grades 4th grade through 8th grade.

Cambridge residents only

DHSP welcomes individuals with disabilities who meet the basic eligibility requirements of the out-of-school time programs or who with the provision of reasonable accommodations will be able to meet the basic eligibility requirements.


No cost for 6th, 7th, 8th graders. Session One: September 3, 2019 - January 3, 2020; Session Two: January 6 - June 19, 2020.

  • Financial Aid and/or Scholarship Available
  • Sliding scale based on income

For more information please contact the Youth Center Director.

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

CYP 2019-2020 Afterschool Application.pdf

CYP School Year Application

To apply, please complete an application and turn into any of our 5 youth center locations or 51 Inman Street, 3rd Floor. Once your application is submitted, a center staff member will be in contact about the status of your application.