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Middle School Programs



Early Release Day!

Calling all Ashland Middle School Students!

The Family Outdoor Center & Ashland Middle School are offering an Early Release Day Program at the Middle School on December 21st. Join us for fun recreational programming including basketball, Gaga, arts and crafts, music, board games, pizza for lunch and more! REGISTER HERE!

When: Friday, December 21st, school dismissal until 3pm

Cost: $20 per student (includes pizza lunch!)


Jr Leaders!

Grades 6th-8th

Wednesdays, 4:30 - 6:00 pm

Come check out the Family Outdoor Center's Jr Leaders Club! Jr Leaders is an opportunity for middle school youth to develop leadership skills and positive relationships with their peers. Teens meet weekly and participate in team building, problem solving initiatives, & value based activities with YMCA staff. Opportunities to volunteer and connect with other Jr Leaders Clubs in the Northeast region are available but not required to join. Attending weekly meetings are free and open to all middle school students!



Grades 6th-8th

Thursdays, 2-6pm

Leap into the Family Outdoor Center's Leadership Education & Adventure Program! This is a unique after school program for middle school youth to learn and develop outdoor and adventure based skills. Activities include rock gym climbing, bouldering, archery, orienteering, high & low ropes course elements, disc golf, and many more! Teens will also be provided with homework help and a healthy snack upon arrival. Transportation is provided for Hopkinton, Ashland, and Holliston middle school students.



*Prorate options available for selected days


Ready to Register?

You can register over the phone or in person!  



For more information please contact:

Kelley Ratcliffe
Camp & Teen Director

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