Offered by the Cambridgeport Parent Teacher Organization for the 2020-2021 School Year to support the social and emotional well-being of Cport kids and families by facilitating outdoor and online activities, fostering connections and relationships, and promoting resources from the City and other organizations as equitably as possible. Learn more about Panda Pals here.

Family Contact Lists

Sign up to share your contact information with families in your child(ren)’s grade(s) and receive weekly updates on Panda Pals activities. Lists are password protected; if you’ve forgotten your password or would like to change your info, please email

Special Start Contact List

JK/Kindergarten Contact List

1st Grade Contact List

2nd Grade Contact List

3rd Grade Contact List

4th Grade Contact List

5th Grade Contact List

Outdoor Meet-ups

These outdoor meet-ups are informal gatherings for families to get together outside of school hours, and are not monitored by CPTO volunteers. Kids must be accompanied by a grownup at outdoor meet-ups, and properly worn masks are required. Outdoor meet-ups take place at the Cport playground (89 Elm St) unless otherwise noted.

Every Saturday, 10am-12pm: Special Start, JK & Kindergarten
Every Saturday, 1pm-3pm: 1st and 2nd Grades
Every Sunday, 10am-12pm: 3rd Grade
Every Sunday, 1pm-3pm: 4th and 5th Grades

Online Meet-ups

Online meet-ups are hosted on the CPTO’s Zoom account and are all monitored by an adult. If you have a suggestion for an online meet-up and/or you’d like to host/lead an online meet-up, please email

Click on the links below or use the meeting ID and passcode provided. While online meet-ups are geared toward certain age groups, anyone is welcome to attend.


Virtual Coffee Hours

Join your fellow Cport caregivers to share experiences, struggles, and solutions in a friendly, supportive virtual environment.


Resources Directory

Have a resource to suggest, or not finding what you’re looking for? Email

Cambridge Food Resources
Food pantries, free food delivery programs & free meal programs (non-English flyers here)
Click here to apply for free or reduced lunch

Daily Table
A new affordable, not-for-profit grocery store in Central Square, Cambridge that offers free in-store pickup and delivery

Cambridge Public Schools Technology Support

Cambridge Community Center In-Person Full Day Support for remote learners

Tutoring Opportunities for Cambridge Public School Students

Fall on the Fields – outdoor activities for Cambridge Public School students through the Department of Human Services

Afterschool Opportunities (In-Person and Virtual)

Free/Reduced-Price Internet through Internet Essentials from Comcast

Free Flu Shots for Cambridge Residents
Click to make an appointment

Parents Supporting Parents Groups from the Brookline Center for Community Mental Health
Free Zoom support groups for parents