Programs & Events

Upcoming Events
  1. Pamela Katz Ressler: Mindfulness

    January 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Chris Herren: Substance Abuse

    February 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Sarah Ward: Executive Functioning and Resilience

    March 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Dr. David Miele: Academic Mindsets: Their Role in Learning, Parenting, and Teaching

    April 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Dr. Anthony Rao: Social and Emotional Life of Young Boys

    May 31, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Our 4-H Club enables youth to have fun while learning valuable life and leadership skills. Club members participate in community service, communication skill development and project activities. Our 4-H Club leader, Michelle Silbert, will guide the youth to… Read More

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Life and Leadership Skills

Life & Leadership Skills

DPYS has a unique program designed to empower youth by developing life and leadership skills. This program reflects two proven models of positive youth development: The 4-H Life Skills Model and The Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Assets. The… Read More

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Life Coaching

DPYS recognizes that even though youth become adults at age 18, in many cases they still need tools to become happy and thriving adults. The expectations for our youth and young adults can cause stress in their lives… Read More

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The U Project

The U-Project is designed to provide unique opportunities for Acton/Boxborough high school students to develop leadership and life skills through engagement with the community on various projects and initiatives that they create, develop, implement, and manage from inception… Read More

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