Youth Programming

  1. Education & Academic Support
  2. Leadership & Civic Engagement
  3. Pre-K Early Education
  4. Portland Public Library
  5. Boys & Girls Club
  6. Arts Programming
  7. Other Programs

Study Centers


Study Center Page
The Portland Housing Authority Study Centers offer Academic support and educational activities during the academic year. Study Centers are open daily for youth seeking academic support and mentoring, arts and enrichment programming, service learning activities, and a safe space conducive to study. The Study Centers have internet, computers, printers, scanners, photocopiers, and other resources available as well as staff on site to offer support and connection with resources. 

More information about the Study Centers including locations and schedules can be found here.

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H


Contact Information
The 4-H club at Front Street focuses on science, math, leadership and community service.  The club activities happen mostly during the after-school Study Center hours.  Parents are always welcome to help out however they can.

There are math classes, science activities and summer experiments for youth in grades 3 and above . For teens there are leadership activities and connections to colleges.

Activities for 2017 will include visits to college campuses at the University of Maine and in Boston, leadership training, 4-H Science Fridays, Summer of Science, Teen Teachers and more.