Summer Programs

During the summer, we offer a fun camp experience that includes BrainGain: Activities developed by educational experts for Boys & Girls Clubs of America aimed at preventing summer learning loss.

Brain Gain incorporates an exciting hands-on learning model into each day’s...

Contact: Sabrina Garcelon Phone: 9787440915 Email:

This summer, North Shore Community Development Coalition (CDC) will bring over 200 volunteers around the North Shore to revitalize communities in need. Salem, Beverly, Gloucester, and Peabody will each receive a day of neighborhood beautification during these volunteer events.

Each city’s Build Days will take place on a Friday afternoon in July and August. Planned

Contact: Abbie Allenson Phone: 9788254004 Email:

Camp Fire offers traditional Summer Camp programming that serves school-age youth. We are located on the Salem/Lynn border, and have access to 75+ acres of woods, with trails for hiking and outdoor space for other activities. Our programs are designed to provide opportunities for campers to explore safe and fun outdoor camp activities, all under the guidance of qualified specialists and...

Contact: Ariel Asher, Camp Director Phone: 978-745-7200 Email:

Our summer school program, Caribbean Connections, will run from July 10 through August 10 at Saltonstall School, 211 Lafayette St. This enrichment program will offer instruction in both English and Spanish language arts to Salem students in levels K - 6. Five field trips are planned to local historic sites, including Salem Maritime National Historic Site, The Gables, Lowell National Historical...

Contact: Ana Nuncio Phone: 9787440991 Email:

NEAq staff provide high-quality STEM outreach programs, funded by the Read Trust, to multiple grades throughout the Salem system.
For the 2017-18 School Year, this includes:
Grade 1: Tidepool programs in class
Grade 2: Field trip to the Aquarium
Grade 4: Engineering program in class
Grade 5: Field trip to Winter Island
Grade 7: Intertidal Ecology programs in...

Contact: Sylvia Scharf Phone: 6172262232 Email:

Expanding Horizons is a high quality after-school enrichment program offered to all middle school students in the district.  Our progam also includes homework and academic supports, free snack and free transportation to and home from the program!   All enrichment programs are project based and fun with a purpose, while also being infused with college and career connections.

Contact: Meghan Murtagh Phone: (978) 740-6667 (x103) Email:

A school program to support teachers in bringing science alive and making it meaningful to students. Using local habitats and current events SSCW connects students to their community. From exploring the saltmarsh to understanding the most recent city engineering project, SSCW makes science relevant. Options for teachers include classroom activites and events, field experiences...

Contact: Emily Flaherty Phone: 978-741-7900 Email:

Register now for our after-school martial arts program!!!

Limited space available!!!!!
Our after-school program has lots of fun activities for the kids which includes pick-up from school to our facility, snack time, homework, martial arts (karate, jiu-jitsu, & kickboxing), arts and crafts, and much more!!!
We also take vouchers!!!
Our program is licensed by the...

Contact: Sensei Johnny Polanco Phone: (978) 219 -1190 Email:

Our camps offer children positive developmental experiences that build confidence through skill-building activities suited to their age. Campers are able to explore creativity, teamwork and leadership in a wide range of physically active programs that influence lifelong healthy living. They also have the opportunity to enjoy an outdoor environment where they develop an appreciation of nature...

Contact: Libby Trejo Phone: 978-744-0351 Email:

The Salem Youth Commission provides an advocacy and information platform for youth representatives to get more engaged in City issues, helping to recommend new programs and events, craft initiatives in partnerships with other City boards and departments, local non-profits, and businesses, and suggest ideas for new policies or regulations for the City to consider. The members also help share...

Contact: Laura Assade Phone: 978-619-5601 Email: