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Community Opportunities

On this page you can find various opportunities for after school activities, sports teams opportunities and summer camp information for children, as well as information on community events.

community Resources
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Emergency Rental Assistance Program

The purpose of the Emergency Rental Assistance Program is to provide short term relief to low and moderate income individuals and families whose incomes have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The City of Newburyport, through its Affordable Housing Trust, will be providing grants to financially assist qualified households during this crisis. The City of Newburyport has partnered with the Pettengill House, Inc. to administer the rental assistance program. To request a hard copy of the application form, please call the Pettengill House at 978-463-8801. click here for additional information

Youth sports
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Newburyport Pioneer League

Softball registration is open and will close on March 10, 2021. Season starts in April and runs through mid-June.

after school, summer and other programs
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Newburyport Youth Services

Quality programs, events, and services for Greater Newburyport Area youth and families. 

Tinkerhaus Community Makerspace

Located at 3 Graf Road in Newburyport. Weeklong programs and classes for kids ranging from kindergarten to high school:  doll houses, painting, sculpture, 3D printing, fairy houses, castles, carpentry and more.  Also community service and volunteer opportunities for teens. Email questions to: Mary McDonald, Director at mary@tinkerhaus.org.  978-609-0038

American Yacht Club Sailing School

American Yacht Club Sailing School is located at 115 Water Street in Newburyport.  Offering classes to kids and adults this summer (June through August 2021). Contact AYCsailingschool@gmail.com

SCOUT 21 of Newburyport

For all kids ages 11 to 17 years old.