The summer is a great opportunity to continue learning about topics covered in school and also a chance to explore far beyond them.  We strongly encourage your child to continue her or his academic and extracurricular life during the summer. Here are some lower cost and/or free opportunities to explore:

All Star Code (rising 11th & 12th graders who are male) –

American Museum of Natural History – Saltz Internship Program (16-18 year olds) –

Applied Research Innovations in Science & Engineering @ NYU (10 & 11th graders) –

Asian American Journalists Association Camp (high school students) –

Bank of American Student Leaders Program (11th & 12th graders) –

Baruch College Science and Technology Entry Program (7-12th graders) –

Bella Abzug Leadership Institute @ Hunter College (high school girls) –

Boys Club of New York – Summer Cycle (ages 6-21) –

Breakthrough Collaborative (ages 15+) –

Brooklyn Museum Apprentice Program  (ages 14+) –

Camp G.O.A.L.S. (rising 9th & 10th grade girls) –

Central Park Conservancy Summer Internship Program (at least 16 years old) –

Chinatown Youth Initiatives, Summer Leadership Institute (high school) –

City College Of New York – STEM Institute (9-11th graders) –

City University of New York- College Now Program (all ages) –

City Growers – Urban Roots Youth Leaders (high school) –

Coalition for Asian American Children and Families – Youth Leadership (9-12th graders)-

Cooper Union Summer STEM Program (rising 11&12th graders) –

Coro New York City Youth Council (10-12th graders) –

Dorot Summer Teen Internship Program (rising 10-12th graders) –

Fresh Air Fund Summer Camping Program (up to age 15) –

The Frick Collection (11 & 12th graders) –

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Internship (high school students) –

Girls Who Code (10 & 11th graders) –

Green Girls (middle school) –

HIRES (STEM program for high school) –

Ichan School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital (10-12th graders) –

Inside Schools (Listing of After School and Free Programs for all ages) –

Inspiring Girls Expeditions (16 & 17 year old females) –

Joan Mitchell Foundation, Summer Intensive Art Education Program (middle & high school) –

John Jay Educational Talent Search Program (rising 7th & 8th graders) –

Ladders for Leaders Internship (11th & 12th graders) –

Latino Youth for Higher Education (junior high school & high school students) –

LEAD Program @ NYU & Goldman Sachs (rising 11th graders) –

Legal Outreach – Law & Justice Institute (rising 9th graders) –

Minority Introduction to Engineering & Science (rising 12th graders) –

Museum of Arts & Design Artslife Internship (rising 10th & 11th graders) –

NASA New York City Research Institute (high school) –

NYC Center for Space Science Education  (middle & high school students) –

NYC Department of Design & Construction High School Summer Internship Program (high school students) –

NYCDOE Summer Arts Institute (rising 8-12th graders) –

NYCDOE Environmental Study Center (middle & high school) –

NYC Parks Department Lifeguard Training Program (at least 16 years old)

NYC Parks Seasonal Positions (high school) –

NYC Summer Youth Employment Program (ages 14-24) –

NYPD Summer Youth Police Academy (ages 10-16) –

New York City Youth Council (rising 10th & 11th graders) –

New York Historical Society Internship (10-12th graders) –

NY State Dept. of Environmental Conservation, Environmental Education Summer Camp (ages 11-17) –

NY State Summer School of the Arts –

NYU Computer Science for Cyber Security Summer Program (female high school students) –

Noguchi Museum Making Your Mark Program (rising 10th-12th graders) –

Preface @ Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (rising 11th & 12th graders) –

Princeton University Summer Journalism Program (11th grade) –

Prospect Theater Company Summer Intensive for Teens (ages 12-17) :

Sadie Nash Leadership Project (14-21 year old girls) –

Science Research Opportunities for High School Students:

Smithsonian Latino Center – Young Ambassadors Program (12th graders) –

Sotomayor Judicial Internship Program (10th & 11th graders) –

Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (rising 9th graders) –

Syracuse University, Summer College, NYC Scholarship Program (rising 12th graders) –

Trip of a Lifetime (8th-11th graders) –

UnitedHealthCare Summer Internship Program (rising 11th & 12th graders) –

Wave Hill Forest Project (rising 10-12th graders) –

Wave Hill Woodland Ecology Research Mentorship (high school students) –

Weil Cornell Medical College Youth Scholars Program (11th graders) –

Whitney Museum Youth Insights Arts Careers (rising 10-12th graders) –

Williams College Math Camp (high school students) –

Wingspan Summer Conservatory (middle & high school students) –

Wishbone (high school students) –

YMCA Lifeguard Certification Course (at least 16 years old) –