Our Programs

Preparing for a brighter future is too important to navigate alone. Let LEAP for Education go on the journey with you. See below for more information about our school-year and summer programs for students in middle school through post-secondary education.

“Going to LEAP is the best thing you can do to be prepared for what’s to come…and how to be the best you can be.”

- Leap Student

Living

Explore Our Programs

At LEAP, you can explore new interests, educational pathways, and careers within a community that feels like extended family.

Explore our free opportunities available by clicking on one of the program more info buttons below.


Note: programs available to you may not necessarily be located in your city. See program pages for more details.

Dream MORE

Grades 6-8

Dream MORE is a free program in Lynn where you can discover fun new activities like robotics, cooking, and art with a caring community of friends and mentors.

REGISTER
Image
Summer Programs
Image
After School Programs

Expanding Horizons

Grades 6-8

Expanding Horizons is a free program in Salem where you can discover fun, new activities like robotics, cooking, and art with a caring community of friends and mentors.

REGISTER
Image
Summer Programs
Image
After School Programs

Teen Center

Grades 9-12

The Teen Center is a fun, safe space where you can make new friends, get homework help, and do activities and programs while working towards the future you want. Icons: After School and Summer.

REGISTER
Image
Summer Programs
Image
After School Programs

College Success Program

Grades 11-12

The College Success Program provides you with complete college preparatory services as well as regular mentorship all the way through post-secondary graduation.
REGISTER
Image
Summer Programs
Image
After School Programs

Early College

Grades 9-12

Through the Charlotte Forten Early College Program, Salem High School juniors and seniors can earn up to12 free college credits for four courses that also count towards high school credits. LEAP provides school-day support to enrolled students.
REGISTER
Image
Summer Programs
Image
After School Programs

Post-Secondary Advising

College/Post-Secondary

High School Graduates, GED Holders and Current College/Post-secondary Students: Receive ongoing advising related to academics, financial aid, campus life, or whatever will help you successfully complete your education and get ready for your career.
REGISTER
Image
Summer Programs
Image
After School Programs

Summer Work Program

Ages 14-21

The Summer Work Program is a six-week experience for you to explore a career of interest, work with a mentor in that field, and earn money.
REGISTER
Image
Summer Programs
Image
After School Programs

Gloucester Internship Program

College/Post-Secondary

The Gloucester Internship Program is a six-week experience for you to explore a career of interest, work with a mentor in that field, and earn money.
REGISTER
Image
Summer Programs
Image
After School Programs

Dream MORE

Grades 6-8
Available to:
Lynn

Dream MORE is a free program in Lynn where middle school students can discover fun new activities such as robotics, cooking, and art with a caring community of friends and mentors.

Image
Summer Programs
Image
After School Programs

Expanding Horizons

Grades 6-8
Available to:
Salem

Expanding Horizons is a free program in Salem where you can discover fun, new activities such as robotics, cooking, and art with a caring community of friends and mentors.

Image
Summer Programs
Image
After School Programs

Teen Center

Grades 9-12
Available to:
Lynn
Peabody
Salem

The Teen Center is a fun, safe space where you can make new friends, get homework help, and do activities and programs, while working towards the future you want.

Image
Summer Programs
Image
After School Programs

College Success Program

Grades 11-12
Available to:
Lynn
Peabody
Salem

The College Success Program provides you with complete college preparatory services, including application, financial aid and scholarship preparation as well as regular mentorship all the way through post-secondary graduation.

Image
After School Programs

Early College

Grades 11-12
Available to:
Salem

Through the Charlotte Forten Early College Program, Salem High School juniors and seniors can earn up to 12 free college credits for four courses that also count towards high school credits. LEAP provides provide school-day and after-school support to enrolled students.

Image
School Day Programs

Post-Secondary Advising

College/Post-Secondary
Available to:
Lynn
Peabody
Salem

High School Graduates, GED Holders and Current College/Post-secondary Students: Receive ongoing advising related to academics, financial aid, campus life, or whatever will help you successfully complete your education and get ready for your career.

Image
Summer Programs
Image
After School Programs

Summer Work Program

Grades 9-12
Available to:
Lynn
Peabody
Salem

The Summer Work Program is a free summer program for 9-12th graders aged 14-19 where they can explore a career of interest, work with a mentor, and earn money!

Image
Summer Programs

Gloucester Internship Program

College/Post-Secondary
Grades 9-12
Available to:
Gloucester

The Gloucester Internship Program is a six-week experience for you to explore a career of interest, work with a mentor in that field, and earn money.

Image
Summer Programs
Image
After School Programs

Meet Our Students

Afrida
Afrida, a 9th grader at Lynn English High School, is originally from Bangladesh, and her native language is Bengali. With encouragement from her parents, she participated in Dream MORE so that she would have a smooth transition to high school and know more people and have more friends…

- Afrida

Read Their Full Story
Ileana
Ileana is a 8th grader at Thurgood Marshall Middle School in Lynn and has participated in Dream MORE during the school year and the summer. They are especially interested in the social justice curriculum, and impressed that LEAP and the program accepts and includes members of the LGBTQ community…

- Ileana

Read Their Full Story
Karla
Karla, a 7th grader at Thurgood Marshall Middle School in Lynn, solves problems, and Dream MORE has helped her lose her shyness, meet more people, and defend herself and others if people say mean things. The program has given her many opportunities to improve her English, and has helped Karla communicate better with her teachers. She is interested in history, particularly learning

- Karla

Read Their Full Story
Andrison
When Andrison says he “grew up at LEAP,” he really means it. For a time, back when LEAP was known as Salem CyberSpace, Andrison lived with his family in an apartment directly above the LEAP space. He would walk right by, never thinking how LEAP’s people and programs would soon change his life forever. Until one day in 2008,

- Andrison

Read Their Full Story