Grades 9–12 (Ages 14-22)

Setting Our Teens Up for Success, With Engaging Programs Promoting Academics, Citizenship and Positive Behaviors

The Teen Center

The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem - Teen Center, is for youth ages thirteen to eighteen years old, and is located at our main site, Collins Middle School, 29 Highland Ave. Our primary goal is to provide Youth a safe and fun environment with...

Contact: Emi Perez Phone: 9787440915 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:

Children's Friend offers therapeutic treatment of children and families experiencing stress, behavioral challenges, or other mental health concerns. In addition to our general services, we specialize in treatment of the effects of trauma in children and adults; and we also have special training in treatment of early childhood behavioral challenges (tantrums and the like!). Many of our staff...

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:

All services are free.

This program is for 11th and 12th graders. Students should sign up at the end of their sophomore year to be assured a seat. Students do career and college exploration, job shadowing, go on several college campus tours, get help with college applications, federal financial aid and scholarship applications. Students receive help in finding jobs and receive...

Contact: Jesenia Tejada-Perez Phone: (978) 740-6667 (x104) Email:

Plummer’s Community Apartments help young men and women referred by the Department of Children and Families take their first steps toward living on their own.

Our community apartments support young men and women between the ages of 18 and 22 who were in the child welfare system when they turned 18. We help them locate their first apartment, co-sign their lease, pay all relevant deposits...

Contact: Shane MacMaster Phone: (978) 744-1099 Email:

The FLY KIDZ of the Salem YMCA is a multi-cultural, diverse co-ed group of kids ranging in ages from 5-15 who have a passion for dance. Join our community of young dancers and have the opportunity to compete and showcase your talents.

Contact: Gina Grinarml Phone: Email:

You don’t need to be perfect. Or rich. Or own your own home. What you do need to become a foster parent is a big heart, patience and a desire to make a difference in the life of a child.

Children who need foster care range in age from birth to 22. What they have in common is they all have experienced some sort of trauma. They need a loving home so they can feel safe while remaining...

Contact: MaryLuz Arling Phone: (978) 935-9555 Email:

Overlooking peaceful Salem Harbor in an area known as Winter Island sits a refurbished, grand Victorian. It houses an important mission – providing stability and hope for youth who have had a history of abuse, neglect and emotional and/or behavioral challenges.

Through the course of a year, 24 boys between the ages of 13 and 18 reside at the Plummer Group Home. The boys are referred by...

Contact: Shane MacMaster Phone: (978) 744-1099 Email:

Junior Camps are for children entering grades 4 and 5. Group size is 32, and there is at least a 1:4 staff-to-camper ratio.
The Aquarium’s Senior Camps are for children entering grades 6 or 7. Group size is 32, with at least a 1:4 staff-to-camper ratio.
The Aquarium’s Advanced Camps are for those entering grades 8 and 9. Special two-week programs are also available to rising 10th-...

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