Summer

Youth Jobs & Leadership Training

The Youth Leadership Program offers paid summer jobs and leadership workshops to youth ages 14 to 22 years old. We host two (2) groups who will be trained in a diverse number of life changing experiences. Our program employs youth for 15 to 20 hours per week during a six (6) -week period in July and August for a total of 120 hours of summer activities. To learn more about the Youth Jobs & Leadership training program, please click here.

 

For more information, please contact:

Nathalie Lora, Office Coordinator

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978-685-6274

www.actinc.org

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Instagram: @actlawrence

Theater Summer Programs

Theater based summer programs that will explore acting, singing, improvisation and dance. Summer programs run July 10 - August 5. Rates are based on specific programs. To learn more about summer opportunities, please click here.

 

For more information, please contact:

Linda Schoonmaker, President

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978-794-0001

www.actingouttheater.com

Facebook: Acting Out! Theater Company

Lawrence Sports Leadership Academy

Beyond Soccer, in collaboration with Everyone’s A Player and the Lawrence High School Athletic Department offers a two (2)-week camp at the high school campus for rising 8th-12th grade students. Participants benefit from five (5) different sports (tennis, soccer, basketball, volleyball and field hockey), plus speed and agility, nutrition education, leadership development, team-building components and a motivational speaker’s series (Dates: 7/31/17 - 8/3/17 & 8/7/17 - 8/10/17). It costs $15/week. To learn more, please click here.

 

For more information, please contact:

Stephanie McArdle

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978-681-5055

www.beyondsoccerlawrence.org

Facebook:  Beyond Soccer, Inc.

Instagram: @beyondsoccerlawrence

Twitter: @BeyondSoccer

 

Creative. Community. Change. (C3)

Elevated Thought is an art and social justice based organization that serves, inspires and develops communities through youth empowerment curricula and city beautification projects. C3 encourages students to examine societal issues and explore new ideas through discussion and debate, poetry, and various visual art mediums - developing a stronger sense of self and creative solutions for social issues in the process. Runs mid-July through the start of September. To learn more about C3, please click here.

 

For more information, please contact:

Marquis Victor, President & Executive Director

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978-420-7920

www.elevatedthought.org

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Instagram: @elevated_thought

 

Essex Art Center Summer Program

Essex Art Center is a non-profit art organization with a mission to inspire and nurture the diverse artistic potential of the Greater Lawrence community through classroom exploration and gallery exhibition - making the creation and enjoyment of art accessible to all. EAC offers art classes for students aged four (4) -16 and 16+. To learn more, please click here.

 

For more information, please contact:

Sara Hidlalgo

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978-685-2343

www.essexartcenter.org

Facebook: Essex Art Center

Instagram: @essexartcenter

 

Green Team

The Groundwork Lawrence Green Team is a year-round program that offers part-time, paid positions for 50 Lawrence high school aged students each year to help learn about and lead local environmental and healthy community initiatives, grow food, conduct research, raise awareness, challenge their peers to do community service, and participate in hands-on improvement projects throughout the City of Lawrence. To learn more about the Green Team, please click here.

 

For more information, please contact:

Rose Gonzalez, Community Engagement Director

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978-974-0770 x7001

www.groundworklawrence.org

Facebook: Groundwork Lawrence

Instagram: @groundworklawrence

Twitter: @GndwkLawrence

 

Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity Summer Opportunities

The Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity ReStore is a discount home improvement center. The ReStore offers a wide range of volunteering opportunities including community service projects and summer volunteer opportunities. Great community service opportunity for youth and youth groups!  For more information, please click here.

 

For more information, please contact:

Jennifer Hilton, Director of Marketing and Volunteerism

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978-681-8858 x16

www.merrimackvalleyhabitat.org

Facebook: Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity

Twitter: @Habitat_org

Linkedin: Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity

Summer YouthWorks

The Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment Board is composed of knowledgeable and influential business and community leaders who are appointed by the Mayor of Lawrence on behalf of the fifteen communities that make up the region. To learn more, please click here.

 

For more information, please contact:

Cristy Gomez, Youth Workforce Program Manager

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978-722-7086

www.mvwib.org

Facebook: Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment Board