East End House
End House community center uses a holistic approach to promote the
well-being, academic achievement, and successful transition to adulthood
of children and youth from under-resourced families in Cambridge and
surrounding communities. As part of the approach, East End House
provides support services to a diverse population, from infants to
seniors, to strengthen family and community. East End House’s School Age
Program enhances academic achievement and promotes overall development
for children in kindergarten through 5th grade. The program is
accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA), making it the only
nationally accredited afterschool program in Cambridge.
the school year the School Age Program operates from 2PM to 6PM after
school and full days during school vacations. Activities incorporate
multicultural and interdisciplinary activities, computer skills, math
and science classes, sports, reading and literacy projects, dance,
cooperative games and much more. The program places a particular
emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) studies as
well as developing character strengths. Children also receive structured
East End House’s School Age Program also offers a
full-day, ten week program during the summer. To enroll your child in
the School Age Program or for more information visit our website or contact Catharine Downs, School Age Program Director at 617.876.4444.
The Kennedy Neighborhood Council
Kennedy Neighborhood Council and Community School is a community based
program that focuses on program/activities and special community events
for school age children to active older adults.
Community School offers enrichment classes for children in JK through
Grade 5. Some of the offerings for children include tae-kwon-do, digital
storytelling, theatre games & acting, soccer, creative movement,
tennis, and more. Programs are open during school vacation weeks and
early release days. A limited number of financial scholarships are
available for income qualifying families.
activities include zumba, jewelry making workshops, and volleyball.
Questions regarding classes and registration procedures should be
directed to Shirley Santos at 617.349.6308.
Whole School Activities
Monthly PBIS School Assemblies
Annual Math Carnival
Annual Turkey Trot
Read Across America/Dr. Suess' Birthday
Annual Poetry Slam
KLO Community Showcase and International Potluck Dinner
Winter and Spring Concerts