A positive relationship with an adult can be a powerful factor in determining youth’s well-being. Research shows that youth who have healthy, stable connections with an adult are more resilient to stress and are less likely to engage in risky behavior. Staff at high-quality programs encourage individual youth, engage in friendly verbal exchanges, and listen actively and attentively to students.
Hale Reservation (1st through 5th grade)
Hale’s summer program works with six schools in Boston, offering academics and an enrichment component to help develop social-emotional skills.
PIC with Boston International (9th through 12th grade)
The Boston PIC program with Boston International High School is a summer remediation program that works with high school students by providing employment and academic opportunities.