Theater Summer Programs

Theater based summer programs that will explore acting, singing, improvisation and dance. Rates are based on specific program. To learn more about summer opportunities, please click here.


For more information, please contact:

Linda Schoonmaker, President

[email protected]


Facebook: Acting Out! Theater Company

Summer Enrichment Program

Beyond Soccer is a sports-based, youth development organization. Soccer is the means by which we engage Lawrence youth, ages four (4) -18, and connect them to new experiences, on and off the field, that build confidence and create opportunities for leadership, healthy living and academic achievement. Two-week Soccer & Wellness Camp for kids, ages four (4) -12. It combines sport, fitness, nutrition education in a fun and interactive way. To learn more about Beyond Soccer, please click here.


For more information, please contact:

[email protected]


Facebook: Beyond Soccer, Inc.

Instagram: @beyondsoccerlawrence

Twitter: @BeyondSoccer


Lawrence Sports Leadership Academy

Beyond Soccer, in collaboration with Everyone’s A Player and the Lawrence High School Athletic Department offers a two-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. It costs $15/week. To learn more, please click here.


For more information, please contact:

Stephanie McArdle

[email protected]


Facebook:  Beyond Soccer, Inc.

Instagram: @beyondsoccerlawrence

Twitter: @BeyondSoccer


Essex Art Center Summer Program

Essex Art Center (EAC) 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 about summer art classes, please click here.


For more information, please contact:

Sara Hidlalgo

[email protected]


Facebook: Essex Art Center

Instagram: @essexartcenter

Urban Adventures

Groundwork Lawrence (GWL) has been making change happen since its beginnings in 1999. Through its environmental and open space improvements, healthy food access programs, youth education, employment initiatives, community programming and events, GWL creates the building blocks of a healthy community, and empowers residents to improve their quality of life. To learn more about Urban Adventures, please click here.


For more information, please contact:

Rose Gonzalez, Community Engagement Director

[email protected]

978-974-0770 x7001

Facebook: Groundwork Lawrence

Instagram: @groundworklawrence

Twitter: @GndwkLawrence


Movement City

Movement City's summer program consists of four different camps. Youth can choose which camp to participate in for the summer: performance, maker, sports, or environmental camp. The camps run from 8:30am to 3:30pm, and include lunch and breakfast. Camps run July 5 - August 5, Monday through Thursday.There are also several field trips planned throughout the summer. To learn more about Movement City, please click here.


For more information, please contact:

Jared Ravreby

[email protected]


Facebook: Movement City

Instagram: @movementcity


SquashBusters Summer Program

SquashBusters is a sports-based youth enrichment program located in Boston and Lawrence, Massachusetts. They use the sport of squash, along with academic support and enrichment, community service, and summer opportunities, to improve the lives of youth and expose them to opportunities. SquashBusters summer programming is only available to students who are already part of the SquashBusters school year program. To learn more, please click here.


For more information, please contact

Dora Lubin, Executive Assistant

[email protected]


Facebook: SquashBusters

Twitter: @SquashBusters


Camp Y-Wood

Camp Y-Wood is an affordable summer day camp, serving children ages five (5) to 13. With a multitude of activity options, there is something for everyone. Our unique approach to the outdoors keeps our campers excited and ready for more! To learn more about Camp Y-Wood, please click here.


For more information, please contact:

Cesar Fernandez

[email protected]

Facebook: YWCA Northeastern Massachusetts