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

Fazio’s Basketball Skills Camp
Co-Ed: Jun 27 – 30
Girls: July 5 – 8
Boys: July 28 – 5
Grades 4 – 9

MoCo Arts Summer Camp 
Jun 27 – Aug 19: Grades Pre-k – 12

KC & E Mountain Bike Camp
Jun 27 – Aug 4: Ages 8 – 14 years

Keene Parks & Recreation
Swim Lessons (Ages 5 – 17)
Pool Passes for Keene Pools (Ages 3 – 17)

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 – 14 years

Project Beyond the Bell Summer Camp
Jul 5 – Aug 5: Grades 1 – 7

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 years

Swanzey Lake Day Camp
Jun 20 – Aug 12: Grades K – 7

Keene Family YMCA Day Camp 
Jun 27 – Aug 19: Grades 1 – 6

YMCA Camp Takodah 
Boys: Jun 26 – Jul 8
Girls: Aug 7 – 19 (Limited availability)
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


Fun & Enriching After School Care

Project KEEP is a FULL-TIME (5 days/week), school year program. Project KEEP will not be held on early release days, school vacations, teacher workshop days, or the last (half) day of school.
Our “KEEPERS” in grades K-5 experience a safe, fun, enriching, and choice-filled environment from 2:45 PM to 5:30 PM each school day. We offer:

  • Experienced, well-qualified Program
  • Leaders and Assistants
  • Safe, school-based environment
  • Healthy balance of free play and choice activities
  • Homework help
  • Crafts/projects
  • Exercise/sports
  • Games to encourage leadership & cooperation

Due to high demand and limited availability KHKC works with the schools to register as many kids as possible, but is not guaranteed.

Registration for Project Keep opens May 23rd if interested email