Wentworth RAMP (11th and 12th grade)
Wentworth RAMP is a STEM-focused, pre-college summer bridge program for Boston students coming in to Wentworth Institute of Technology as freshmen in the fall.
Breakthrough Greater Boston (6th through 12th grade)
Breakthrough Greater Boston runs academic programming for middle and high school students year-round. Their summer program involves students taking several classes, run by college-aged Teaching Fellows.
UMass Boston Urban Scholars (9th through 12th grade)
UMass Boston Urban Scholars is a college access program for high school students. Located at UMass Boston, students spend time on campus in academic courses and gain skills that prepare them for success after high school.
St. Stephen’s B-SAFE Program at Epiphany (1st through 12th grade)
St. Stephen’s Youth Programs serves 850 young people of all ages, with a mission to help school-age young people along the path to successful adulthoods. This case study highlights the practices of one program, the B-SAFE program, at one site. B-SAFE is a summer program that connects students in grades 1-12 to academics, art, science, and recreation.
Courageous Sailing (4th through 12th grade)
Participants in Courageous Sailing’s summer programs learn teamwork and cooperation through sailing. Students participate year after year and can eventually become Instructors-in-Training.
Sociedad Latina STEAM Team (6th through 8th grade)
Sociedad Latina STEAM Team is a summer learning program for English Language Learner students entering 6th, 7th, and 8th grade. The program, which is located at Simmons College, is part of the Summer Learning Project, pairing BPS and BASB to prevent summer learning loss.
Hale Reservation Camp HOLA (4th and 5th grade)
Camp HOLA is a summer program at Hale Reservation for incoming fourth and fifth graders, blending academics with outdoor learning and enrichment. It is part of the Summer Learning Project that was established with BPS and BASB to reduce summer learning loss and to close the achievement gap.
Horizons (Pre K through 8th grade)
Horizons is a summer program for students entering Pre-K through 8th grades. Located at Dedham Country Day School, Horizons is dedicated to providing students from low-income families with summer enrichment and opportunity.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital/CCHHE: Summer Science Academy (9th grade)
Summer Science Academy is a science learning and paid work program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital for students entering ninth grade in the fall.
Tierney Learning Center (4th and 5th grade)
The Tierney Learning Center is part of the Summer Learning Project that was established with BPS and BASB. The program serves students from the Tynan, Dever, and Perkins schools.
Zoo New England (4th and 5th grade)
Students at the Franklin Park Zoo’s summer learning program learn about wildlife and conservation through hands-on learning at the zoo, as well as math and ELA curricula. Zoo New England is part of the Summer Learning Project, partnering with BPS and BASB to prevent summer learning loss.
The LEAH Project at Health Resources in Action (9th through 12th grade)
The Leaders through Education, Action, and Hope (LEAH) Project works with BPS high school students during the school year and summer. The high school students teach STEM material to and cultivate positive relationships with BPS elementary school students.
Zoo New England (4th and 5th grade)
Students at the Franklin Park Zoo’s summer learning program learn about wildlife and conservation through hands-on learning at the zoo, as well as math and ELA curricula. Zoo New England is part of the Summer Learning Project, pairing BPS and BASB to prevent summer learning loss.
Boston University Upward Bound & Upward Bound Math Science (9th through 12th grade)
Upward Bound & Upward Bound Math Science at Boston University are college preparatory programs that provide academic support to low-income and first-generation college bound students.