Summer Programs

Online Registration for Summer Programs is currently open!

All of our programs, field trips and events are open only to North Andover Residents.
 

Our Online Registration can be found here! When setting up an online account, the parent/guardian is the Account Holder, with the child/children as Account Members. If you already have an account, we recommend signing on BEFORE 4/4 to make sure you can access your account. After signing on, click Account and click on your child/children's account member profiles to make sure their information is accurate and they have the correct grade for this 2021-2022 school year. If their grade is not accurate, their name will show as ineligible for the program during registration. If you have any questions about online registration, please contact Demi. Convenience fees will apply to online transactions. No refunds will be available.

If you are in need of financial assistance, please contact Demi

Currently for all of our programs, masks are optional (as of 2/28/22). If your child is feeling sick, please do not send them to their program that day.

The grades listed for all of our summer programs below are for their current grade during this 2021-2022 school year. The youngest grade eligible for Summer Fun is those currently in Kindergarten this school year. Thank you!

You do not need to be a Youth Center member to participate in any of the programs listed for Grades 6-8.


Playground/Recreation Programs (Grades K-8)

These four programs are 6-week programs. You do not sign up for individual weeks - you must sign up for the whole program, and come as often as you are able!

 
Summer Fun Sargent - SOLD OUT!
Open to: Grades K-2 (Based on 2021-2022 school year)
Dates: Monday 6/27 - Thursday 8/4
Time: 8:30am-12:30pm 
Location: Annie L. Sargent Elementary School
Cost: $450.00
This playground program is held at Sargent School, for children that are currently in Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grade during the 2021-2022 school year. It runs from 8:30-12:30 Mondays-Fridays for 6 weeks (with the final day on a Thursday.) Summer Fun is run outdoors (with some indoor activities) and includes an array of activities including sports, games, and much more! Note: There will be cohorts/groups at Sargent Summer Fun this year. This is NOT due to Covid, but is based on an organizational need for our youngest age group. When registering, you will be able to request friends for your child's group, or you can email Demi with your requests later at dmarsh@nayouth.com.
 
Summer Fun Drummond - SOLD OUT!
Open to: Grades 3-5 (Based on 2021-2022 school year)
Dates: Monday 6/27 - Friday 8/5
Time: 9:00am-1:00pm
Location: Drummond Field
Cost: $450.00
This playground program is held at Drummond Field behind the Youth Center, for children that are currently in 3rd, 4th & 5th Grade during the 2021-2022 school year. It runs from 9:00-1:00 Mondays-Fridays for 6 weeks. Summer Fun is run outdoors (with some indoor activities) and includes an array of activities including sports, games, and much more! Note: There will not be cohorts at Drummond Summer Fun this year.
 
Sports & Rec - SOLD OUT!
Open to: Grades 6-8 (Based on 2021-2022 school year)
Dates: Monday 6/27 - Friday 8/5
Time: 8:30am-12:15pm
Location: Reynolds Field 
Cost: $420.00
This middle school recreation program is held outdoors at Reynolds Field (at the corner of Johnson and Rae Streets), and is for boys & girls that are currently in 6th, 7th & 8th Grade during the 2021-2022 school year. It runs from 8:30-12:15 Mondays-Fridays for 6 weeks. This program is designed for kids who love to get outside and be active. It doesn’t matter your level of athleticism, you just need a genuine passion to have fun and play your hardest. Note: There will not be cohorts at Sports & Rec this year.
 
Girl Got Game
Open to: Girls, Grades 6-8 (Based on 2021-2022 school year)
Dates: Monday 6/27 - Thursday 8/4
Time: 8:30am-12:30pm
Location: Atkinson School
Cost: $420.00
This middle school girls summer program held at Atkinson School is focused on both recreation and female empowerment. Girl Got Game is for girls that are currently in 6th, 7th & 8th Grade during the 2021-2022 school year. It runs from 8:30-12:30 Mondays-Fridays (with the final day on a Thursday.) Girl Got Game is run outdoors (with some indoor activities) and has a combination of sports, games, and much more! Note: There will not be cohorts at Girl Got Game this year.
 

Middle School Programs (Grades 6-8)

 
Joe Walsh Summer League Basketball - SOLD OUT!
Open to: Boys, Grades 6-8 (Based on 2021-2022 school year)
Dates: Monday 6/27 - Thursday 8/4
Times: 6th Grade games Mondays and Wednesdays 1pm-3pm, 7th & 8th Grade games Tuesdays and Thursdays 1pm-5pm 
Cost: $100.00
This middle school basketball league is held on weekday afternoons at the Youth Center. The league is divided into 6th Grade Boys, 7th Grade Boys, and 8th Grade Boys (4 teams per grade). 6th and 7th Grade teams will be formed by the staff and the 8th Grade teams will be selected through a draft. 6th Grade Boys play Monday and Wednesday afternoons (Games at 1pm and 2pm), 7th Grade Boys play Tuesday and Thursday afternoons (Games at 1pm and 2pm), and 8th Grade Boys play Tuesday and Thursday afternoons (Games at 3pm and 4pm). Game schedule will be emailed out before the season begins. Please sign up for the grade that you are currently in this school year.
 
Flag Football League
Open to: Grades 6-8 (Based on 2021-2022 school year)
Dates: Mondays & Wednesdays 6/27 - 7/27 (exc. 7/4)
Time: 3:00-5:00
Cost: $60.00
Come play in our Flag Football League! Teams will be made by Cam after registration and consist of 7 - 12 players! All games will be played on Drummond Field! Open to 48 middle schoolers.
 
Knight Work - SOLD OUT!
Open to: Boys and Girls, Grades 6-8 (Based on 2021-2022 school year)
Dates: Fridays 7/8 - 8/12 (exc. 8/5)
Time:  9:00-11:00
Cost: $15.00
Knight Work is a community service program open to middle school boys and girls - this group works on a multitude of different projects for the betterment of our community. We will be volunteering at places such as the Historical Society, The Giving Garden, cleaning our Town’s walking trails, and more! We will be taking the Youth Center bus for transportation to and from these activities. Open to 13 middle schoolers.
 
Empowerment Week 
Open to: Grades 6-8 (Based on 2021-2022 school year)
Dates: Tuesday 7/5 - Friday 7/8 
Time: 1:00-2:30
Cost: Free
Join Aisha in some activities to gain confidence, set goals, practice self care, and connect with peers! Open to 10 middle schoolers.
 

Intro to Sailing - SOLD OUT!
Open to: Grades 6-8 (Based on 2021-2022 school year)
Dates: Thursdays  7/7,7/14,7/21
Time: 3:30-6:30
Cost: Free (Sponsored by Joseph N. Hermann Youth Center, Inc.)
We have partnered with Lawrence Community Boating for this awesome opportunity! In Intro to Sailing, you'll learn the fundamentals of sailing in their smallest sailboats, the Sunfish! You will learn the basics of water safety, sailboat rigging, tying knots, reading wind direction, tacking, and basic navigation. You will start out as a beginner with hopes of progressing to a beginner 2 sailor!  Open to 14 middle schoolers. Requirements: You must be able to pass a swim test.

NA CAM - SOLD OUT!
Open to: Grades 6-8 (Based on 2021-2022 school year)
Dates: Monday 7/11 - Thursday 7/14
Time: 9:00-12:00
Cost: $20.00
Have you ever wanted to learn what goes on behind the scenes of creating your favorite TV Show? This is your chance to learn how to operate a camera, set up lighting, direct and write your own show or short movie. We will be partnering with NA CAM and their tremendous staff as they will teach you everything you need to know in order to work in a TV studio. We will be taking the Youth Center bus for transportation to and from NA CAM each day. Open to 10 middle schoolers.
 
Adventure Week - SOLD OUT!
Open to: Grades 6-8 (Based on 2021-2022 school year)
Dates: Monday 7/11 - Friday 7/15
Time: Approx. 9:00-5:00 (times may vary depending on activity, exact itinerary will be sent prior to week)
Cost: $260.00 
Adventure Week is the perfect week for you if you like having fun, being adventurous and maybe even trying some new things! During the week we will do different activities such as zip lining, outdoor adventure course, explore Boston, ride Codzilla, and more! We will be taking the Youth Center bus for transportation to and from these activities. Open to 13 middle schoolers.
 
Girls Week - SOLD OUT!
Open to: Girls, Grades 6-8 (Based on 2021-2022 school year)
Dates: Monday 7/18 - Friday 7/22
Time: Approx. 9:00-4:00 (times may vary depending on activity, exact itinerary will be sent prior to week)
Cost: $260.00
We are excited for another week of Girls Week! We will be taking a school bus to different activities each day. We will be going to the Zoo, Canobie Lake Park, Painting with a Twist and much more! Open to 40 middle school girls.
 
Surf Camp
Open to: Grades 6-8 (Based on 2021-2022 school year)
Dates: Monday 7/25 - Wednesday 7/27
Time: 8:00-1:00
Cost: $210.00
Have you ever wanted to learn how to surf? Here is your chance! We have partnered with Summer Sessions Surf Shop in Rye, New Hampshire to learn the basics of surfing over three days. The coaches at Summer Sessions will help you get accustomed to the mechanics and timing of the waves as well as teach you the skills to enjoy riding them. Students taking lessons are fitted with a wetsuit and board. All you need to bring is a bathing suit, sunscreen, water and towel. We will be taking the Youth Center bus for transportation to and from Rye each day. Open to 10 middle schoolers.
 
Boys Week - SOLD OUT!
Open to: Boys, Grades 6-8 (Based on 2021-2022 school year)
Dates: Monday 8/1 - Friday 8/5
Time: Approx. 9:00-4:00 (times may vary depending on activity, exact itinerary will be sent prior to week)
Cost: $260.00
We are excited to announce our Boys Week! We will be traveling to different activities such as Water Country, Patriots Hall of Fame, riding the cog on Mount Washington, and more! We will be taking the Youth Center bus for transportation to and from these activities. Open to 13 middle school boys.
 
Adventure Week 2 - SOLD OUT!
Open to: Grades 6-8 (Based on 2021-2022 school year)
Dates: Monday 8/8 - Thursday 8/11
Time: Approx. 9:00-5:00 (times may vary depending on activity, exact itinerary will be sent prior to week)
Cost: $210.00 
Adventure Week is the perfect week for you if you like having fun, being adventurous and maybe even trying some new things! During the week we will do different activities such as zip lining, outdoor adventure course, and more! We will be taking the Youth Center bus for transportation to and from these activities. Open to 13 middle schoolers. Adventure Week 2 was added to accommodate people from the Adventure Week waitlist - the remaining spots will open to the public on Tuesday 4/12 at 9am!
 

Middle School 1-Day Trips (Grades 6-8)

 
 
Beachin’ It  - SOLD OUT!
Open to: Grades 6-8 (Based on 2021-2022 school year)
Dates: Wednesday 6/29
Time: 9:00-2:00
Cost: $10.00
Sign up and enjoy summer as it should be spent- at the beach! We will be using the Youth Center bus for transportation. Open to 12 middle schoolers.
 
Kayaking - SOLD OUT!
Open to: Grades 6-8 (Based on 2021-2022 school year)
Dates: Tuesdays 7/5, 7/19 and 7/26 
Time: 3:15-4:45
Cost: $5.00 per Tuesday
Come Kayak with Cam on Stevens Pond and Lake Cochichewick this summer on Tuesday afternoons. Bring your binoculars and sunglasses so we can view the wildlife and nature the town has to offer. There are 4 dates available - please sign up for no more than 2, so we are able to accommodate multiple students. Each trip is open to 3 middle schoolers.
 
Six Flags - SOLD OUT!
Open to: Grades 6-8 (Based on 2021-2022 school year)
Date: Wednesday 7/6
Time: 9:00-8:00 
Cost: $70.00 
“The thrill is calling!” Spend the day at Six Flags New England with us! We will be using the Youth Center bus for transportation. Open to 12 middle schoolers.
 
Deep Sea Fishing - SOLD OUT!
Open to: Grades 6-8 (Based on 2021-2022 school year)
Date: Wednesday 7/20
Time: 12:15-7:00
Cost: $80.00
We are heading out to Gloucester for a half day fishing trip! This trip is perfect for new & experienced fishers! We will be using the Youth Center bus for transportation. Open to 7 middle schoolers.
 
White Water Rafting
Open to: Grades 6-8 (Based on 2021-2022 school year)
Date: Monday 7/25
Time: 8:30-6:30
Cost: $115.00
Come for the thrill of white water rafting! We will be spending the full day adventuring down the Deerfield River with the Crabapple Whitewater Company. Lunch will be included! We will be using the Youth Center bus for transportation. Open to 13 middle schoolers.
 
Horseback Riding - SOLD OUT!
Open to: Grades 6-8 (Based on 2021-2022 school year)
Date: Thursday 7/28
Time: 11:00-3:30
Cost: $70.00
Come with us as we take an exciting guided trail ride! We will be using the Youth Center bus for transportation. Open to 7 middle schoolers.
 
Paintball
Open to: Grades 6-8 (Based on 2021-2022 school year)
Date: Friday 7/29
Time: 11:00-5:00
Cost: $70.00
Join us for a fun afternoon of paintballing at Boston Paintball in Ashland, MA! We will be using the Youth Center buses for transportation. Open to 28 middle schoolers.
 
Fenway Park Tour - SOLD OUT!
Open to: Grades 6-8 (Based on 2021-2022 school year)
Date: Thursday 8/11
Time: 9:00-1:00
Cost: $20.00
Have you ever wanted to go behind the scenes of America's Most Beloved Ballpark? Here is your chance to walk up and down Yawkey way and tour Fenway! Follow Fenway Park's experienced tour guides, as they will lead us through the hallowed walls and legendary moments in this historic ballpark. Open to 13 middle schoolers.
 

A message from the Town of North Andover:

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Facilities Master Plan II focuses on the need for renovating four schools and Fire Station 2, along with small additions to the Youth Center and Bradstreet school.  At Town Meeting on May 17th, residents will be asked to vote on the design of the first 2 projects- the Middle School and Kittredge School. To learn more about Facilities Master Plan II and a virtual town hall meeting on April 4,  please visit our website: https://sites.google.com/northandoverma.gov/fmp-2-0/home. Please email us at FMP2@northandoverma.gov with any questions or if you would like a copy of the report.