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Blackstone Community Center


School Vacation Week Programs

Blackstone Academy Enrichment Program [>]

The Blackstone Academy offers a vacation week programming during the three school vacation weeks - Winter, February, and April. Our school vacation weeks hours are from 8am - 6pm. We provide free breakfast and lunch during the vacation weeks.

Blackstone Academy offers homework assistance, arts & crafts, science, social studies, reading & math tutorial, gym, swimming and after school theater. Field trips are also taken during school vacation weeks. We have volunteers who help with special projects and we strongly encourage our parents to participate in any and all activities. We accept private payments and third party payments, but no longer accept vouchers.

Ages: 5–12
Schedule: School vacation weeks, 8am–6pm
Weekly Fee per child: $75
(Fees include an annual membership to the Community Center)

For more information contact:
Awilda Torres, Blackstone Academy Lead Educator, awilda.torres@yourblackstone.org

updated: 9 years ago

Youth Connection Jr. Program [>]

This program is design to support families by providing a safe and affordable day program for youth during public school vacation weeks in February and April. Youth should bring their own lunch. Activities include wimming, arts & crafts, sports, field trips, and more.

Ages: 9–14
Instructors: Tany Lopes, Youth Advocate and Keith Spady, Youth Worker
Schedule: BPS vacation weeks, Monday-Friday 9am-3:30pm
Cost/Fees: $45 per vacation week, and Membership is required. Program applications available in the third floor office. Space is limited.

For more information contact:

Marco Torres, Program Supervisor, marco.torres@cityofboston.gov

updated: 9 years ago