Youth Activities

Are you a resident of Keene Housing, Southwestern Community Services or a Housing Choice voucher holder?

As a resident of Keene Housing, Housing Choice voucher holders or select residents of Southwestern Community Services (CitySide, Keene Highlands or Swanzey Township) your child can participate in many activities in the community at no cost to you. All you have to do is contact us, and we’ll get the ball rolling.

To the right is a list of some of our partners who offer activities your child can participate in. To find out more about the great opportunities we have available for your child give us a call at 603-352-0109 or email us at You can also stop by the Kids Collaborative office at Forest View Apartments, 5 Harmony Lane. We’d love to see you and talk about all the great things we have available for your child.

Join KHKC’s Facebook group! We post daily Monday-Friday about the free programs we provide along with events happening in our community.

Do you know of a program you would love to have your child participate that you don’t see here? Let us know. We would love to connect with them.

Contact Anna Crosby, KHKC Youth Services Administrator
Phone: (603) 352-0109

Summer Camps

For summer camps KHKC covers one week of EACH camp for FREE! Registration processes vary when you’re ready to signup email Anna at

Grades 4 – 9
Co-Ed: Jun 27 – 30
Girls: July 5 – 8
Boys: July 28 – 5
MoCo Arts Summer Camp
Jun 27 – Aug 19: Ages 4 – 18 years
North Lights Kids Cheer Camp
Jun 20 – Aug 12: Grades Pre k – 8
KC & E Mountain Bike Camp
Jun 27 – Aug 4: Ages 8 – 14 years
Keene State College Kids on Campus
Jun 27 – Aug 5: Grades Pre K – 8
Keene State College Owls Boys Basketball Camp 
Jul 11 – 22: Ages 8 – 17 years
Keene State College Owls Soccer Camp
Jul 11 – 15: Ages 3 – 11 years
The Fieldhouse Sports Summer Camp
Jun 27 – Aug 19: Grades 3 – 8
Stonewall Farm Summer Camp
Jun 27 – Aug 19: Grades K – 6
SwampBats Summer Camp
Jun 20 – 30: Ages 5 – 12
Swanzey Lake Day Camp
Jun 20 – Aug 12: Grades K – 7
Keene Family YMCA Day Camp
Jun 27 – Aug 19: Grades 1 – 8
Wakadoodles Summer Art Camp
Jun 27 – Jul 1 or Jul18 – 22 Grades 1 – 8
YMCA Camp Takodah
Boys: Jun 26 – Jul 8 Girls: Aug 7 – 19 Ages 7 – 15 years

City of Keene
Youth MUST be a Keene resident who are at least 14 years of age and who aren’t yet 16 years of age as of June 1st, 2022. 8 week part-time job opportunity (Administrative Support, Para Professional and Service/Maintenance)

The New Hampshire Department of Education is partnering with New Hampshire Camps and school-age summer programs across the state to offer students a revitalizing summer camp experience. Apply online for possible camp fee tuitions. Eligible students could receive up to $650 for camp fees. Their goal for New Hampshire students is that they return to learning in the fall with rekindled curiosity, rejuvenated energy, excitement and anticipation.
Space is limited so apply today!

Year-Round Programs

KHKC covers 100% of the tuition fees for all of these programs. Registration processes vary when you’re ready to signup email Anna at

American School of Gymnastics
Ages 18 months – 18 years

Boy Scouts of America
Grades K – 12

Cheshire Children’s Museum

Freedom Reins Therapeutic Riding Center
Ages 4 – 18 years

First Book
FREE eBooks for all grade levels

Grand Monadnock Youth Choirs
Grades K – 12

Imagination Library

Keene Parks & Recreation
Recreation Passes Ages 12 – 18 years

Kickboxing Keene
Ages 16 – 18 years

Monadnock Brazilian Jiujitsu
Ages 5 – 18

Monadnock Violin Studio
Violin Lessons Ages 6 – 18 years

Steve Demasco’s Shaolin Studios
Shaolin Kempo, traditional Kung Fu, Women Self- Defense Classes and personal safety
Ages 3 – 18 years

The Music Kit
Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, Fiddle, and Harmonica Lessons
Ages 5 – 18 years for children of all learning abilities.

White Crane Martial Arts
Karate Lessons Ages 7 – 18 years

Online Summer 2022 FREE One-year Coding Membership Nashua Community College is offering a Youth Coding Online Course and if you register through the Cheshire Career Center the one year coding membership is free for a year! For more information contact us at or 603-352-0109. We would love to know if your child is participating in this wonderful opportunity!

Project Keep - Currently Enrolling

We are excited to share that Feeding Tiny Tummies will be back onsite this summer offering their Summer Food Program.

Feeding Tiny Tummies will have three locations set up like a Farmers Market where Keene Housing and select Southwestern Community Services housing (Keene Highlands, CitySide and Swanzey Township) families can bring a bag or box to fill weekly throughout the summer.

Program runs June 27 – August 8
Locations: Monday at Forest View Property (5 Harmony Lane)
from 11am – noon.
Monday at Brookbend Property (82 Meadow Rd) from 1 – 2pm.
Wednesday Evergreen Knoll ( 851 w. swanzey rd) from 11am – noon.
Email to preregister your family.