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Summer Opportunities

SSF Reader Leader 2017 Teen Volunteers Needed

The Reader Leader Program is a peer tutoring program that matches elementary school children entering 1st to 5th grades (READERS) with middle or high school students (LEADERS) for one-on-one reading sessions.
The program takes place during a six week period in the summer at both the the Main Library and the Grand Avenue Branch Library.
Readers are children who are below grade level in their reading skills.
Readers come to the program through the suggestion of their teachers or their parents. The library distributes flyers about the program to teachers at the local public and parochial schools. Teachers can refer children to the program who need extra practice with reading skills. Many parents become aware of the program through visits to the library or by word of mouth.
Leaders are recruited through flyers sent to the local middle and high schools. Leaders might also find out about the program through a visit to the library or from a friend. First time Leaders must attend a training session at the Main Library or Grand Avenue Branch Library in June.  Returning Leaders may fill out an application available at either library in June. Please visit our Volunteer page.
Training Session: Monday June 5th, 2017. 3-4pm at 840 West Orange Ave. Main Library Branch

AAMPLIFY Summer Program

AAMPLIFY is an education and charitable non-profit dedicated to promoting Asian Pacific American leaders in public service by equipping students in underserved AAPI communities with skills in advocacy, public speaking and leadership.


  • Become a confident leader. 

    • Regardless of whether you love being in front of crowds or you start sweating just thinking about public speaking -- AAMPLIFY will help you become more confident. Our academy is designed to be personal; it is designed to challenge you and bring you out of your comfort zone. It's designed to be fun. We are just students mentoring students; we want to talk about things we wish we had learned in high school. So whether you hope to be an astronaut, a lawyer, or you aren't sure what you want to do--AAMPLIFY will give you the skills you need to succeed in any career path. At the end of these 3 weeks, we hope you will have grown in confidence, ability, leadership, and importantly: knowledge about yourself.

  • Get help applying to college.

    • The application process is complicated and stressful - we get it, we definitely remember being there. To make it easier for students, all students who complete the AAMPLIFY program will receive personalized attention from a college admissions expert who will provide 1 on 1 help to fill out your applications. Our experts make it easier by guiding you through the initial stage of researching schools and through all the steps of applying--editing personal statements, preparing you for interviews, and guiding you through scholarship applications. 

  • Earn up to $1,000 in scholarships.

    • To cover the costs of college applications and assist a small bit towards toward, all AAMPLIFY students will receive scholarship money upon completion of the 3-week program.

  • Make friends for life.

    • Lastly, AAMPLIFY is more than just a preparatory program -- it's a community. During these 3 weeks, you will get to know and love your AAMPLIFY class, who are other students from the bay area. You will be matched with "big brothers and sisters" who support you on a personal level, and you will be mentored by leaders who want to see you succeed. You aren't just joining a program, you're making connections for life.

Am I eligible to apply?

   Eligible students are:

  • Bay Area residents

  • enrolled in high school for the '17-'18 school year (e.g. currently Freshmen - Juniors)

  • available to attend AAMPLIFY programming from July 31 - Aug 18.


When is the deadline to apply?

  • AAMPLIFY will review applications on a rolling basis until May 31, 2017 so it helps to get your application in early!

  • Students will be notified of acceptance into the program by June 15, 2017.

Click HERE for more information adn to Apply!!

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies Program

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies produces an array of programs for academically talented young students everywhere. Our programs are available online and in-person, during the summer and year-round, and feature broad exploration or intense study in a single subject.


Please click HERE for more information and to see if a program is right for you!!

Kaiser Permanente Paid Summer Internship

During this internship, interns gain transferrable work skills and health care career exposure through
administrative experiences, including project coordination and office functions. Interns will not participate in
clinical procedures.

There are a limited number of internship positions available nearby each Kaiser Permanente Medical Center throughout Northern California. Not everyone who applies will be selected to interview or to participate in the program.


Applicants must apply for the program based at the Kaiser Permanente medical center closest to the applicant's home address.


Selected interns are planned to receive an invitation to participate in the program by March 31, 2017.


Applicants who are dependents of Kaiser Permanente employees are not eligible to participate in KP LAUNCH summer internship programs.

High School Program Features

  • Participation in an 8-week paid summer work experience.
  • Workshops designed to give participants valuable personal and professional skills development.
  • Mentors provide insight on how to prepare for a career in health care.
  • Networking opportunities with peers and senior leaders through work-based activities, community service projects, or social events.
  • Interns earn $10.50-$14.00 per hour (the city’s minimum wage) while participating in the program.

Eligibility: High school interns must:

  • Be between the ages of 16 and 19 (priority is given to juniors and seniors).
  • Be a high school student or recent high school graduate (in the last 12 months).
  • Be available to work full-time during eight-week summer program.
  • Have permanent residence in a Northern California Kaiser Permanente designated service area.

How to Apply

The 2017 high school application is available with different application deadlines and drop-off locations. Applicants can only apply to one local program that is closest to their permanent residence. Please see MRs. Dielacher in teh career center for an applicaiton.

FIDM Summer Program

Make it a summer to remember! Every year, hundreds of high school students from all over the world gather to experience fashion through the eyes of a college student in our immersive three-day program.

Choose your location at one of our four architecturally award-winning campuses, located in California’s most vibrant cities: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, and San Diego


  • Learn from FIDM Instructors.
  • Collaborate on creative projects in hands-on workshops.
  • Meet fashion industry professionals, FIDM Grads, and Students.
  • Express your style, tour the city, and make like-minded friends.

Workshop Topics:

  • Fashion buying
  • Fashion merchandising
  • Fashion draping
  • Fashion sketching
  • Trend spotting
  • Interior design
  • Social media

June 26 - 28


FIDM San Francisco
55 Stockton Street, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108
Campus Directions & Parking Information


9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (every day)

Admission Fee:



Parent/Guardian Release Form


Click HERE to Register!!

Stanford Explore Summer Research Program

The Stanford Explore Lecture Series is an exploratory series covering the basic fundamentals and current research areas represented by the various research areas of the Stanford School of Medicine (Immunology, Neuroscience, Cardiovascular Medicine, Regenerative and Stem Cell Medicine, Cancer Biology, Bioengineering, Bioinformatics and Genetics). The lectures will be taught by Stanford Faculty, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.


Although the main focus of the series is attending lectures similar to what students will be exposed to in college, students will also have opportunities to experience several hands-on demonstrations and simulation labs at Stanford. Furthermore, there will be opportunities to participate in lunch discussions with college, graduate school and medical school students to learn about the application process as well as to learn about what their experiences have been like.  Students will be provided with a notebook, pen, bag and a course reader for optional background reading.  No homework assignments will be given.  The program dates are July 10-August 4, 2017 and the schedule is 9am-12pm daily (except on Fridays—the session will end at 1pm including lunch that is provided). We encourage you to sign up for all 4 weeks but you may also sign up for just 1, 2 or 3 weeks.  The topics for each week can be found on the home page or registration page.



This program is geared for high school students (currently in 9th through 12th grade). We expect all students to have taken at least one year of high school biology.  Students should also be U.S. citizens or permanent residents with a green card attending a high school in the U.S.



Students may sign up for one week at a time or for all 4 weeks of the lecture series. The fee for the series is $750 per week (2 weeks=$1,500, etc.). If you would like to register for all 4 weeks, the fee is $3000. On March 1st, 2016, the EXPLORE registration site will be open on our website, and we will have an online payment link available if you would like to pay by credit card (Visa, MasterCard or American Express) or you may also pay by check. Please be sure that you will be participating before you register online.  PLEASE NOTE:  If you decide to cancel your registration, the cancellation deadline is May 1st, 2017 and we cannot issue any refunds after this date. 

FINANCIAL AID: Students who lack the means to pay course fees will be considered for partial or full scholarships.  In order to be considered, please email the program for an application form (explore-series@stanford.edu). The aid will be based primarily on the household income (generally full scholarships are only considered for family income under $80,000).  You will be notified of the decision within 1-2 weeks of the receipt of your application. 



The Stanford EXPLORE Lecture Series is open to high school students (currently in 9th-12th grade). Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents living in the U.S. Please note that the program does not provide housing or transportation. Students who would like to register for the series may sign up for 1, 2, 3, or all 4 weeks. The steps to register are listed below. There is no application process. However, if there are any issues with the registration, students will be contacted within a week. The online registration begins on March 1st, 2017 on our website and will continue until all slots for each week are filled. When the slots are filled, this will be noted on the home page (explore.stanford.edu). If there is a need to cancel your registration, please note that the cancellation deadline is May 1st, 2017 (after this date, we cannot issue refunds).




What is WiSci STEAM Camp?

The WiSci Camp aims to help close the gender gap through access to education, mentorship opportunities and leadership training.

What does STEAM stand for?

STEAM = Science Technology Engineering Arts Mathematics.

Why focus on STEM education for girls?

Over the past 15 years, the global community has made a lot of effort in inspiring and engaging girls and women in STEM education. Unfortunately, girls and women continue to face unique and significant barriers in accessing STEM education. According to a study conducted in 14 countries, the probability for female students of graduating with a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree and Doctor’s degree in science-related field are 18%, 8% and 2% respectively, while the percentages of male students are 37%, 18% and 6%. While women represent 40% of the global labor force, they are often paid lower salaries than men in similar jobs and are concentrated in lower skill, lower wage jobs and industries, with significant gaps in higher value added jobs in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.

The Girls WiSci camp aligns with the United Nations’ 2015 Sustainable Development Goals to achieve gender equality and empower all girls and women. It also aligns with the Let Girls Learn initiative, which was launched by the White House to open the doors of education for girls around the world, the Equal Futures Partnership, which focuses on advancing women’s economic and political participation, recent free trade agreements, as well as bilateral and regional environmental cooperation efforts.

In order to achieve full and equal access to and participation in STEM, and to further achieve gender equality and girls’ empowerment, there need to be greater opportunities made available to girls and an increase in investments around girls’ STEM education.

That’s where the WiSci STEAM Camp comes in.


Join other girls from around the world for a unique educational opportunity and rich cross-cultural experience at the 2017 WiSci Girls STEAM Camp held in Malawi from July 30 – August 15, 2017. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Design, and Mathematics. The camp will include a STEAM curriculum led by experts in their fields, as well as leadership development activities and learning excursions within Malawi.


Applicants must be citizens and residents of Malawi, Liberia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia or the United States of America, self-identify as female and be between the ages of 15-18 to apply. Applicants must have the expressed permission of a parent or guardian to apply for this opportunity. It is required that applicants have at least one year of secondary school still left to complete, and can commit to attend the full duration of camp. Applicants should also have regular access (at least once per week) to internet at a home, school, community center, internet café or other location.

WiSci strongly encourages all eligible candidates to apply without regards to race, ethnicity, religion, disability, income-level or level of STEAM experience.


2017 | WiSci STEAM Camp | Malawi

The 2017 WiSci Girls STEAM Camp will be held for approximately two and a half weeks in July in Malawi and will bring together high school girls from the African continent and the United States to work together to enhance their STEAM skills, craft their leadership potential, and build camaraderie and networks that will propel them to new opportunities.

The WiSci Girls STEAM Camp is a public-private partnership between the U.S. Department of State, Girl Up and other partners.





UC Davis School of Education Young Scholars Program

Welcome to the UC Davis Young Scholars Program

2017 Program Dates: June 25 - August 5, 2017


The UC Davis Young Scholars Program is a summer residential research program designed to expose approximately 40 high achieving high school students to the world of original research in the natural sciences with emphases on the biological, environmental and agricultural sciences. To be eligible for the summer of 2017, students must be currently enrolled as sophomores or juniors in high school. UCD-YSP participation is not limited to California students. Participants in the 2017 UCD-YSP will work one-on-one with research faculty and research groups in state of the art laboratories for six weeks. Each student will work on an individual project and prepare a journal quality paper and symposium presentation about their work. In addition to scientific research, the UCD-YSP strives to introduce participants to the climate and culture of living and working on a university campus. Staff make every effort to model the experiences that participants will have during their first years of college.


The application period opens on December 1, 2016 and closes at 11:59 PM on March 16, 2017. Students will be able to create their user accounts when the application period opens.


Click HERE for more information and to apply!

Bank of America Student Leaders Summit

Attention Juniors and Seniors!!!


Every year, through our Student Leaders program we help connect 225 community-minded high school juniors and seniors to employment, skills development and service. They’re awarded paid summer internships with local nonprofits such as Habitat for Humanity and Boys and Girls Clubs of America and participate in a national leadership summit in Washington, D.C.

Student Leaders is part of our ongoing commitment to preparing young people for a brighter future. If you or someone you know have a passion for improving the community, we’ll be accepting applications beginning October 31, 2016 through January 27, 2017. Click here to read our eligibility criteria and apply.


In addition to paid summer internships, Student Leaders will participate in the 2017 Student Leaders Summit in Washington D.C. from July 9th-14th. This year’s summit will focus on building a more inclusive society and pathways to leadership. Check out the stories and videos below to see how young leaders learn about how government, the private and public sectors intersect to address community issues while they connect with peers, and find additional inspiration to strengthen their communities.


Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in high school and are working to make a difference in your school or community, we want to support you.

As a Student Leader, you will participate in an eight-week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization where you will learn first-hand about the needs of your community and the critical role nonprofits play. In addition, you will learn valuable civic, social and business leadership skills. Each Student Leader will attend the Student Leaders Summit held in Washington, D.C. where you will learn how government, business and the nonprofit sector work together to address critical community needs.

To become a Student Leader, you must:

  • Currently be a junior or senior in high school
  • Be able to participate in an 8-week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization and work 35 hours a week
  • Be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship through the end of September 2017
  • Be able to participate in a week-long Student Leders Summitin Washington, DC (July 9 - July 14, 2017) (All expenses paid. This week will be part of your 8-week experience.)
  • Be a student in good standing at your school
  • Obtain a letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, or school administrator.

Please note, Bank of America employees or members of their family are NOT eligible for nomination. Family members include: spouse or domestic partner, child (including by adoption), parent, grandparent, grandchild, cousin, aunt, uncle, sibling, parent-in-law, brother-in-law or sister-in-law of the employee or the employee’s spouse or domestic partner, as well as step relationships.

For questions concerning this program, please call 1-800-218-9946.

Summer Science Internship Program

The Summer Science Internship Program provides twelve (12) outstanding students with the opportunity to work in leading research and clinical laboratories under the supervision of respected scientists at Stanford University and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

Goal:  Through this internship students receive hands on experience in the fields of rheumatology and immunology, with a focus on arthritis and related autoimmune diseases. Interns participate in either basic laboratory (bench) research or clinical translational/epidemiological (patient outcomes oriented) research. This program is designed to encourage gifted students to pursue a career in scientific study and research with an ultimate goal of inspiring them to focus their research potential on arthritis and related autoimmune diseases. Many graduates of the Summer Science Internship Program have gone on to pursue successful careers in the fields of medicine and/or scientific research.

Date:  The internship will run from June 13 to August 3, 2017. Interns will be expected to work approximately 40 hours per week for 8 weeks. 

Internships: The 2017 internships are located at Stanford University and the UCSF. Depending on the location, the internship can focus on basic laboratory (bench) research or clinical epidemiological /translational (patient oriented) research. All qualifying applicants will be considered for internships at both locations. While every effort will be made to accommodate applicant preferences, all internship assignments are final.

The Stanford University internship offers experience in basic laboratory (bench) research only. This internship is only opened to high school juniors and seniors.

The UCSF internship offers experience in basic laboratory (bench) research OR
clinical epidemiological/translational (patient oriented) research. This internship is opened to high school juniors, seniors, and college undergraduates.

Poster & Final Paper:  A joint poster session will be hosted by Stanford University on Thursday, August 3, 2017. All interns are required to prepare and present a poster. The poster will reflect the work the intern accomplished over the eight (8) week internship.

At the conclusion of the internship, each participant will submit a brief (2 page) paper to the Arthritis Foundation, summarizing their experience. Interns will not receive the second half of their stipend until their final paper has been received by the Arthritis Foundation.

Stipends:  Stipends will be paid in two installments, half at the beginning of the internship and half after the completion of the eight (8) week internship upon receipt of the final paper by the Arthritis Foundation.

High school junior or senior will receive: $1,500 total

ApplicationYou must complete application online:

Supplemental Materials
: Supplemental materials such as reference letters (3), transcripts and test scores must be submitted via email: summersciencesf@arthritis.org 

Letters of Reference:  Please submit with your application three (3) letters of reference from faculty or teaching assistants from your current or previous schools, supervisors or other community members. Reference letters submitted by email must be on official letterhead and attached as a PDF or scanned. Hard copies not accepted. These can be emailed to summersciencesf@arthritis.org,  the applicant's full name must be stated on the subject line.

Transcript Requirements: HARD COPIES NOT ACCEPTED
High School Level: most recent transcript (unofficial copies are acceptable) and PSAT, SAT or ACT scores.

Undergraduate Level: most recent transcript (unofficial copies are acceptable). First year undergraduates should include a high school transcript as well.

Standardize Test Scores: HARD COPIES NOT ACCEPTED
High School Level: PSAT, SAT or ACT scores (unofficial copies are acceptable).

Age Restrictions:  All applicants must have reached their 17th birthday by June 1, 2017. ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS.
Applicants who will be under 18 years of age on June 1, 2017
 must also provide the written permission of a parent or guardian to participate in the program (see application form).

Geographic Limitations:  Applicants for this program must either live or attend school within the Northern California 16 county territories, NO EXCEPTIONS

Housing and Transportation RestrictionsNo housing or transportation is provided. All interns are responsible for their own housing and transportation. Please be prepared to make whatever housing and transportation arrangements are necessary to complete the internship. 


DeadlineAll applications and supporting materials must be received electronically by the Arthritis Foundation by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on Saturday, February 25, 2017

Selected applicants will be notified by email on March 27, 2017


Design the Future at Stanford Summer camp

Are you interested in design thinking and entrepreneurship? Do you want to get real-world experience developing life-changing products and services? Apply to be a part of the 2017 Design the Future class today!!


What is Design the Future?

Design the Future is an intensive, one-week design thinking summer program for rising 10th -12th graders.


What will the program involve?

You'll work on four-person teams to design and prototype real-life solutions for individuals with physical disabilities. You'll learn from leading industry professionals in health, mobility, design and engineering and receive 60+ hours of mentorship from seriously awesome designers and engineers educated at Stanford's innovative Institute of Design.


When: June 19th -25th 2017


Where: Stanford University d.school


Cost: Before December 31st= $1600, Regular $2100. Scholarships are available.


Submit your application today at www.dcdesignltd.com. Space is limited and applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis. Apply by December 31st, 2016 to get $450 off.

Cornell University Summer College Program

Cornell University Summer College - one of the oldest and most prestigious programs of its kind - invites talented high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors to its acclaimed three- and six-week precollege programs.


To be eligible for programs open to:

  • Sophomores: you must be a current high school sophomore (or the international equivalent) at the time you apply to Summer College.
  • Juniors: you must be a current high school junior (or the international equivalent) at the time you apply to Summer College.
  • Seniors: you must be a current high school senior (or the international equivalent) and younger than 18 years old* at the time you graduate high school.

*If you will graduate from high school in 2017 and will be 18 years old or older at that time, you are not eligible for Summer College and must register through Summer Session as an undergraduate student.


Students must also have the demonstrated academic ability, maturity, and intellectual curiosity necessary to undertake college-level work.


Summer College does not interview prospective students. Instead, we get to know you through your application statements and letter(s) of recommendation.


Please check the program dates before applying. Missing any time during the program will put you in serious academic jeopardy. This includes arriving late, leaving early, or missing any class days. We require students to be able to attend their program in its entirety.

When selecting courses, please be sure you meet all prerequisites. Also, keep in mind that your enrollment in courses, your grades, and the number of credits you earned will be recorded on an official, permanent Cornell University transcript. See "Credits, grades, transcripts."


To learn more about the program click HERE!

UC Berkeley Summer Academic Talent Development Program

AcademicTalent Development Programs’s Secondary Division, administered through UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Education, offers challenging courses to highly motivated students who have completed Grades 7-11 (and are entering Grades 8-12). Students are invited to attend the program on the basis of exceptional academic talent.


Classes are held in buildings across the UC Berkeley campus, with many scheduled at the Graduate School of Education’s Tolman Hall in the northwest corner of campus.


ATDP’s course offerings cover a wide variety of disciplines. Instruction is fast-paced, and expectations are high—each six-week course is designed either to cover a semester’s worth (5 units, or 7.5 school days per class session) or a year’s worth (10 units, or 10 school days per class session) of material. The number of hours of homework per ATDP class session is commensurate with the number of school days that the class covers and is provided below each course description.


ATDP is committed to supporting gender, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity in all of its programs.


To learn more about the program click HERE!



Volunteer at Parkway Middle School

Community Partnership Parkway Summer Youth Program

As a volunteer, you will have the opportunity to assist instructors in summer classes.

Program Start Date: June 10th

Requirements: High School Volunteers must set up an appointment to get fingerprinted and collect other requirements (ID, TB skin test, paperwork).  Fingerprinting appointments get booked up very quickly in May and volunteers have to be cleared before the program begins.

PLEASE SEE MRS. DIELACHER in the College & Career Center for more information and next steps ASAP!

Volunteer at the Library

This summer you can

  • Help a struggling reader as a Leader in our Reader Leader program
  • Assist Library staff with tasks such as shelving, craft preparation, children's programs, and Summer Reading club
  • Donate 50 hours of volunteer time in the summer or extend through the fall semester
  • Feel good about yourself!

Must be 13-18 years old. You can pick up application forms at the Main Library or Grand Avenue Branch Library. Forms can also be found at http://www.ssf.net/leader. Applications can be turned in to either branch.

Reader Leader Training Dates:

Monday, June 3, 2013, 3:00-4:00pm. Grand Avenue Library, 306 Walnut Street

Tuesday, June 4, 2013, 3:00-4:00pm. Main Library Auditorium, 840 W. Orange Avenue


Call (650) 829-3860 for more information

City of South SF Dept. of Parks & Recreation

Volunteer Opportunities


* Summer Camp- Traditional, Enrichment, and Sports (excluding fieldtrips). Assist children ages 5-12 years old in activities. For information, contact Kelli Jo Cullinan, Recreation & Community Services Supervisor (650) 875-6950 or kelli.cullinan@ssf.net


* Junior Giants Program- Assistant volunteer coaches for baseball program during the summer. For information, contact Bill Stridbeck, Recreation Coordinator, (650) 829-4683 or bill.stridbeck@ssf.net

Volunteer with CORA

Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse (CORA)

  • Conduct a donation drive or fundraiser
  • Help sort donations and gifts for clients
  • Assist with field trips
  • Develop your business skills with our administration team
  • Assist in social media and design
  • Help develop and implement an outreach project for youth

For more information, Contact Josie at (650)- 652-0800, ext 121 or josianem@corasupport.org

InnVision Shelter Network Summer Adventure Camp

Ready to make a difference and have some fun with the kids at InnVision Shelter Network?! Become a camp counselor!

InnVision Shelter network will be running a summer camp for our children across 6 different sits that span from Daly City to San Jose, with various start and end dates. The purpose of the camps are to offer a fun and safe environment during the summer for homeless children in hopes of providing a once in a lifetime experience they will never forget!

Camp Dates & Times: June 17-August 23, 8:30am to 3:30pm

Interested? Contact Andrea Arroyo, aarroyo@ivsn.org or (650) 340-8814 ext. 415

Click here for flyer....

Daly City Parks & Recreation Volunteen Leadership Program

Volunteen Leadership Program: Experience a summer of community building through volunteer work, poetry, event planning and having fun! This program promotes professional growth, personal development and service to the Daly City community. It gives teens in grades 7th - 12th (13 - 18 years of age) an oppoortunity to work as a volunteen and do community service at one of our five (5) Summer Youth Recreation Program (SYRP) locations. Volunteens engage youth participants in the program by playing games or activities and doing arts and crafts; motivating the youth in structured play, while learning life skills and teamwork. They also build friendships and positively affect youth in our community.

Click here for more information...

Other Summer Opportunities

NYU Precollege (Program for High School Students): July8th through August 17th. For more information about NYU Precollege and other summer programs for high school students, visit their website.

ESTM 680SA: Marketing the Clean Energy Economy High School Bootcamp: Week of June 17, 2013. Earn 2 unites of college credit, gain exposure to solar and energy efficiency, learn from marketing experts how to express their knowledge in effective social media campaigns, create videos to demonstrate what you've learned about solar & energy efficiency. Free of cost for high school juniors and seniors. Must enroll in Skyline Concurrent Enrollment Program. Email gullir@smccd.edu or call (650) 738-4491 for more information.

College for Kids (Voluneteer Opportunity): high school students looking to volunteer for Summer 2013. Interested candidates please contact, communityed@smccd.edu or call (650) 574-6149

The Brown Leadership Institute & Brown Environmental Leadership Lab (BELL) helps students make a positive difference in the world. Students develop and apply the knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with effective and socially responsible leadership. Courses taught in Brown classrooms. Apply now for Summer 2013.


  • Please see Mrs. Dielacher in the College & Career Center for more information.


Program Website Brief Information
Cañada College Summer Engineering Institute http://canadacollege.edu/bridge/#Engineeringinstitute

- 2 week residential program at SF State

- High School seniors planning to attend Cañada College or SFSU as Engineering majors

- Hands on design projects, field trips, lab instruction, industry speakers

- $

embARC Summer Design Academy www.ced.berkeley.edu/college/academics/embarc embARC is a four-week design academy for high school students held at the College of Environmental Design (CED) in UC Berkeley. $
Berkeley Summer Sessions Pre-Collegiate Program http://summer.berkeley.edu/pre-collegiate Take Classes at UC Berkeley. Several classes offered at different times during the summer, $
Writing Workshop Camp http://826valencia.org/our-programs/summer-at-826/ Specialized workshops for youth during the summer. $
Academy of Art University Pre-College Art Experience http://www.usperformingarts.com/ Acting for Camera and Play Writing/Screen Writing classes at Stanford University. $ Housing included in tuition.
Summer Music at SFCM http://www.sfcm.edu/summer/index.aspx Offers summer programs for young musicians. Space is limited. $
La Honda Music Camp http://www.lahondamusiccamp.org Devoted to the development of musicians in grades 6-12. Summer Camp dates: July 20-27. $
Laney Summer Music http://www.laneysummermusic.org Symphonic Band, String Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Concert Choir. Sessions offered throughout the summer. $
BATS Improv Summer Camp http://www.improv.org/BATS-School-of-Improv/Youth-and-Teen-Classes.aspx BATS offers improv classes to students age 11 to 17. $
Bay Area Shakespeare Camp http://www.sfshakes.org/camp/index.html Enrollment open until class fill. $
Young Actors Theater Camp http://www.campyatc.com/Our_Program.html Camp is held in the Santa Cruz mountains. Tuition covers housing and meals. $
Dance Camp of the Redwoods http://blisssongs.com/Our_Program.html Camp dates are June 13- June 18. $
ODC School Dance Camp http://odcdance.org/school_innerpage.php?linkid=12&categid=107&subcategid=59 ODC School Youth & Teen Program will offer a variety of opportunities for students of all ages to dance during the summer. $
YMCA Camp Jones Gulch Leadership Camp http://ymcasf.org/campjonesgulch/what_we_offer/youth_and_teens/leadership_camp#contentTab_135-tab

Teen leadership camp offered throughout the summer. $

Outward Bound Leadership Courses http://www.outwardbound.org Experience based outdoor leadership program. $
Stanford University Softball Summer Camp http://www.stanfordsoftballcamp.com/softball-camps The Stanford Softball Academy offers a variety of summer camps for all level of players. $
Stanford Soccer Academy http://stanfordsoccer.com The Stanford Soccer Academy offers a variety of summer camps for all level of players. $
Santa Clara University Summer Volleyball Camp http://www.scuvolleyball.com Variety of programs for those who want to enhance their volleyball skills. $
NBC Sports Camp http://nbccamps.com Overnight basketball and volleyball camps offered at different locations. $
iD TECH Summer Technology Camp http://www.internaldrive.com/why-id/teen-summer-programs/ iD Teen Academics. Two-week courses in game development, programming, and photography. $
Digital Media Academy Camp http://www.digitalmediaacademy.org/locations/kids-teens-locations/university-of-california-berkeley/ Offered at UC Berkeley. A variety of classes in digital media offered. $