STEP 1: create/join a team
Team captains register and create a team name and password to share with their teammates.*
*Maximum of 10 participants per team.
Each team member can then click to register and join a team. Prior to the event, a special breakfast will be held for all team captains with further instructions on the day's activities.
STEP 2: Select a NONPROFIT PARTNER
Choose a local nonprofit as your 2022 Challenge partner.
STEP 3: Compete on June 9th!
Starting at Tech Square, your team competes in a variety of intellectual, physical, and community service missions, racking up points for your chosen nonprofit partner.
Then, come celebrate at the Block Party at Cambridge Crossing where checks are presented to the nonprofits, and the winning team will lift the Kendall Square Cup!
NonProfit / Start-up pricing
Are you a start-up or nonprofit who would like to compete in the Challenge?
Please email Kendra Foley at email@example.com for more information.
Nonprofits: 501c(3) or 501c(6) organizations with budgets under $1M
Start-ups: Fewer than 3 years old with 30 or fewer employees
1:00PM - 2:00PM
Warm Up & Kick Off!
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Challenge throughout the
Kendall Square area
4:00PM - 6:00PM
We have the honor of partnering with 5 nonprofits who will be beneficiaries for the 2022 Kendall Square Challenge. When registering their teams, Team Captains will be prompted to choose one of these nonprofits to support throughout the Challenge.
Science Club for Girls fosters excitement, confidence and literacy in science, technology, engineering and mathematics for girls and gender-expansive youth, particularly those from underrepresented communities by providing free, experiential programs and by maximizing meaningful interactions with women STEM mentors.
My Brother’s Keeper Cambridge is a powerhouse in the Cambridge community that is an anchoring force behind strategic, citywide action against systemic racism. MBK focuses their efforts on the empowerment and success of our city's young people through programmatic efforts including workshops on financial literacy, career development, social justice, mindfulness, and health.
Y2Y is the nation's first youth-led overnight shelter that provides a safe and affirming youth-to-youth environment for young people experiencing homelessness. Student volunteers work with Y2Y guests to create sustainable pathways out of homelessness and develop skills for long-term success. Y2Y has 27 beds that make up over 2/3 of the youth-specific shelter beds in the Greater Boston area.
The Loop Lab is a Cambridge-based nonprofit social enterprise committed to empowering women, young adults of color, and other underrepresented groups to join the creative economy through careers in the video and audio industry.
Tutoring Plus has offered free programs to Cambridge youth that have been critical to their academic, personal, and social growth for the last 60 years. In addition to providing tutoring and mentoring programs that provide individualized academic support and foster positive connections with peers and adults, they have excellent enrichment programs to help youth explore a variety of topics in depth through hands-on group activities.