Extra Curricular Activities

Here you will find information on a bunch of opportunities —ACTIVITIES, INTERNSHIPS, SCHOLARSHIPS, & JOBS— for high school students. Some are free, some pay you, and some you have to pay for (read official description of program).

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Metropolitan Museum of Art

Play it Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll.

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Art Exhibitions

PS1 / MoMA. MOOD: Studio Museum Artists in Residence 2018–19.

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Summer Ecology Program (16 years or older by July 2019)

Our Summer Ecology Program is a 2-week science research adventure (July 8th - July 23rd),  where youth make environemental discoveries, participate in leadership activiities, and conduct filed research focused on their interests in the forest and its surroundings. Located in the beautifuland rural area of Norfolk CTT., paraticipants take excursions to waterfalls, enjoy campfires, swim in a crystal clear pond, and work with Yale graduates and forestry interns and experts! Students will present their findings to a professional scientific community.

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High School Leadership Training Course (9th-12th grade)

Our wilderness expedition program at the Manice Education Center is located in the Berkshires Mountains. Students participate in several challenge courses, discover more about nature, and discover how to effectively apply their leadership skills on a wilderness expedition trip! Students co-lead their peers through a successful backpacking or canoeing adventure. The adventure ends with a tour of Williams college!

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14th St Y's New Country Day Camp

If you will be in Brooklyn from the end of June through the end of August and love the outdoors and working with children, read on!

You will be trained to supervise activities like swimming, hiking, camp games, instructional activities, mealtimes, and have general childcare responsibilities. Counselors must be mature, responsible, accountable, enthusiastic, and highly motivated since you will be a role model for younger children.

Counselor in Training (students who are 14/15 years old) — Throughout the summer, you will gain valuable work experience through being a role model to our campers. CITs will also go through weekly professional development in areas such as communication, collaborating with coworkers, and general child-care techniques. If you love the outdoors, working with children, and are looking for workplace experience, this is the job for you! To apply for this job, please click here.

Group Counselor (students 16+) — Counselors are enthusiastic, highly motivated, creative, and responsible role models who are directly responsible for the well-being of campers at New Country Day Camp. Candidates should be friendly, warm and passionate about working in a high-energy, outdoor camp environment and have previous, demonstrable experience working with children. To apply for this job, please click here.

• Support Specialist (18+) — Support Specialists work directly alongside our group counselors and are more closely responsible for the well-being of campers with special needs (e.g. mild to moderate ASD, ADHD, mood or anxiety disorders) in a fully inclusive camp setting. Candidates should have demonstrated experience or interest in working with children who have special needs. To apply for this job, please click here.

Click here for more information about the New Country Day Camp.

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Camp Cardiac & Camp Neuro

APPLICATIONS OPEN

Scholarship and standard applications are currently open for Camp Cardiac & Camp Neuro 2019!

Run by medical students in over 30 cities nationwide with locations in Manhattan and Westchester County, Camp Cardiac & Camp Neuro are 1-week summer day camps for high school students interested in exploring careers in medicine.

Learn more and apply by visiting Camp Cardiac & Camp Neuro.

You may download PDF flyers by clicking on the following links:
Camp Cardiac Flyer
Camp Neuro Flyer

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ArtsConnection Teen

As an ArtsConnection teen you will have access to some of the most exciting and engaging arts experiences that New York City has to offer.

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More lists of opportunities

If the things in this packet don’t capture your interest, keep looking! Check out these lists for a bunch more possibilities:

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Summer Youth Employment Program

APPLICATIONS OPEN — First Come First Served

New York City Summer Youth Employment Program

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