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May 26, 2022

National Youth Survey

As part of the Powered by Youth Voice initiative, Every Hour Counts and Youthprise have launched a National Youth Survey developed and refined by a team of 20 young people from across the country with the goal of gathering data from their peers to help shape the future of afterschool programming. The survey is open for young people from ages 12-19 (7th -12th graders) throughout the US and closes on May 30, 2022.

May 26, 2022

Sound Thinking NYC

Creative Arts Team is offering a three-week program for high school students through Sound Thinking NYC. The program especially opens doors for young people to learn about music industry careers, train in music production, build leadership skills, and network with industry professionals. The program is now accepting applications and is open to students who will be entering 10th, 11th or 12th grade in fall 2022.

May 26, 2022

Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center Summer Youth Programs

This summer, in addition to their regular offerings, Mind-Builders is offering free theater workshops, recording studio production training, anime, and folk culture internships. Programs are open to ages 14-21, stipends and MetroCards are provided. Register today or contact Karen Seymour at (718) 652-6256 or kseymour@mind-builders.org for more information.

May 12, 2022

DOROT Summer Teen Internship Program

DOROT Summer Teen Internship Program brings together a diverse group of teens and older adults (age 65+) for four weeks of nonstop connection and discovery. Interns gain leadership skills by facilitating activities, managing projects, and leading discussions on current events – all while earning 100+ community service hours. The internship will be a hybrid; two to three days a week in-person and one or two days will be virtual. Learn more and apply.


May 12, 2022

DCTV Summer Media Intensive

DCTV is accepting applications for their Summer Media Intensive which takes place from July 5, 2022 - July 29, 2022. NYC youth are invited to participate in an interactive, hands-on learning experience in filmmaking where they can take their ideas on a journey from imagination to creation. Pre-production to post-production, students build skills in pitching, camera operation, interviewing, editing, and media literacy. The deadline to apply is June 5, 2022.

May 12, 2022

TECH360 Summer Bootcamp

America on Tech is accepting applications for their TECH360 Summer Bootcamp, an intensive, 3-week program where participants will learn how to code through web design and web development. The program will teach industry-aligned technical and professional skills and help participants gain knowledge of key coding languages and frameworks including HTML, CSS, and Bootstrap. This program runs between July 2022 and August 2022. No prior coding experience required. The priority deadline to apply is May 15, 2022 and the final deadline is June 5, 2022.

March 10, 2022

Applications open for Octavia Project Free Summer Programs

The Octavia Project Summer Institute is a free summer program inviting young women and trans, nonbinary, and/or gender non-conforming youth ages 14-18 to use science fiction to build connections between STEM and the arts in their daily workshops. Their five-week-long program will be held in-person in Brooklyn from July 5, 2022 – August 4, 2022. Applications are also being accepted for their Summer Camp for middle school students. The Octavia Project Summer Camp is free and open to all young women, trans, nonbinary, and gender non-conforming youth who will be in grades 6-8 next school year. Participants will create, explore, take field trips, and have fun in daily workshops that combine science, tech, art, and writing! Camp will be held in person at the Urban Assembly Institute in Downtown Brooklyn from July 5, 2022 - July 28, 2022. The early bird deadline to apply for both programs is April 5, 2022. Applications will then be reviewed on a rolling basis until April 30, 2022.

March 10, 2022

Girls Rise Up

Join STEM from Dance's Girls Rise Up program and experience an unforgettable three weeks exploring what is possible in STEM. Participants will learn introductory coding, create an imaginative dance performance, and hear from inspirational women in STEM. Leap into this summer experience to broaden creativity, boost confidence, and build up problem-solving abilities. Girls Rise Up takes place July 5, 2022-July 22, 2022. Learn more and apply by April 30, 2022.

March 10, 2022

Awards for Youth in Foster Care

This year, Youth Communication will award 10 young people from New York State with prizes of $1,100 each. Each entrant is required to be nominated by an adult (which could be a teacher, mentor, agency staff, youth worker, religious leader, foster parent, birth parent, etc.). The nominator must write a short recommendation. And the entrant must write two short essays (less than 500 words each). One essay is on how the writer helped someone else. The other is on a topic of their choice. Any current or former foster youth in the New York State foster care system who was born in 2001 or later are eligible. The deadline to apply is April 1, 2022.