Youth Workshops

2023 BCIL Youth Summer Program

BCIL Youth Summer Programs 2023 Flyer

BCIL Youth Summer Programs flyer – text

Boston Center for Independent Living Want to adult? Summer 2023 Adulting is hard! Join BCIL’s Youth Team for a fun and interactive summer to build your confidence and adulting skills. For youth with disabilities ages 14-22. All workshops are free! Starting July 10 In-person and virtual options. Workshops all summer long! Community Trips Food and Prizes Social Activities Workshops: • Learner’s Permit Exam Prep. • Housing Options. • Workplace Etiquette. • Health Relationships. • Self-Advocacy Skills. • Visit to a college Disability Service Office. • Travel Training at the MBTA. • And More!!! For more information: Scan the QR code below with your phone or contact Mindy Duggan at 60 Temple Place, Boston, MA 02111 Phone: 617-338-6665 TTY : 617-338-6662 @BostonCIL

BCIL Youth Summer Programs 2023 Calendar_with descriptions

BCIL Youth Summer Programs 2023 Calendar_with descriptions – text

Summer Learner’s Permit Exam Prep Class (Virtual on zoom)

Group A: Mondays & Wednesdays, 4pm-5pm. July 10th – August 2nd

Group B:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10am-11am. August 1st – August 17th

Group C: Mondays, 12pm-1pm. August 10th – August 28th

Group D: Tuesdays, 12pm-1pm. July 11th – August 22nd

Group E:  Fridays, 12pm-1pm. July 14th – August 25th

Group A & B is an accelerated class that meets twice a week.

Group C, D, & E meets twice a week.

 This workshop series will support students with disabilities to study and prepare for the Massachusetts Learner’s Permit Exam. This workshop series is not a driver’s education program. It is a group to help students study and prepare for their learner’s permit exam.

In this workshop series, we will:

  • Review each chapter of the Driver’s Manual.
  • Weekly review games and practice tests!
  • Learn study tips and how to stay motivated.
  • Learn how to set up testing accommodations for the Learner’s Permit Exam.

Registration Form:

Can’t attend these sessions? Please email Dejanae Sheppard at or to join the waiting list.

If you have any questions or need accommodations, please email Dejanae Sheppard at or