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BCYF SuperTeens Program

Youth ages 13-14 gain a high-quality service learning and leadership experience during July and August.

This program is no longer accepting applications. The deadline was Friday, May 26, 2017.

Youth in the SuperTeens Program will have the opportunity to:

  • attend weekly leadership development workshops
  • gain hands-on employment experience by working in BCYF community centers, and
  • participate in field trips to Boston’s arts and enrichment institutions. 

All SuperTeen applicants must complete an application by Friday, May 26, 2017. If you are looking to work at a specific community center, you must complete this application and contact the center to let them know.

Have questions?

If you want to learn more about the program, please contact Donna Reeves-Jackson:

BCYF Administrative Offices
1483 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02120
E-mail: donna.reeves@boston.gov
Phone: 617-635-4920 x2209
Fax: 617-635-5074

Program requirements

You must be prepared to give us:  
  1. Proof of residency in City of Boston (for example, Boston Public Schools report card, landline phone, gas, cable, or electric bill.)  
  2. Copy of your Social Security Card  
  3. Copy of your Birth Certificate 
  4. Completed W-9 form
guidelines:
  • The SuperTeens Program runs for seven weeks, from July 5 - August 18.  We give preference to teens who are able to attend the entire program. 
  • You must be at least 13 years old and no older than 14 by the start of the program on Wednesday, July 5.
  • Participants receive a stipend at the end of the summer for the successful completion of the SuperTeens Program (at least 80% attendance).