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Summer programs and events at BCYF

Boston Centers for Youth & Families offers dozens of neighborhood-based summer day camps and programs.

These programs aren’t only a lot of fun — they also keep children’s minds and bodies active over the summer months so they are prepared for the return to school in the fall.

Summer Guide 2019

Across every neighborhood in Boston, BCYF community centers offer a rich menu of summer fun for young people and their families.

BCYF Summer Guide 2019

Tips for staying cool
Learn more about staying safe and cooling off during extreme heat.
Keeping cool in the heat

Find a place to cool off

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In June, BCYF Clougherty Pool in Charlestown and BCYF Mirabella Pool in the North End, and our Family Friendly Beach at BCYF Curley Community Center in South Boston will open for the season!

Pools are open from morning to dusk and the beach is open weekdays, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., and weekends, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Full schedules and information about membership will be posted to their webpages as it is finalized for the season!

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Learn about keeping cool in Boston

Upcoming Events


There are no upcoming events available at this time.

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BCYF Summer Positions

BCYF Summer Positions
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Be a BCYF Summer Lifeguard!

We are hiring lifeguards, pool supervisors, and head lifeguards to work at BCYF this summer.

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Work at Camp Joy!

We are hiring counselors, assistant supervisors, supervisors, and nurses to work at BCYF Camp Joy this summer!

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Additional Summer Positions

The Foundation for BCYF is also looking to hire SuperTeen program supervisors, and a SnapShot photography instructor.