Shore Corps is a service learning program for high school students focused on environmental stewardship, civic engagement and community planning.
Due to Covid-19, the Shore Corps summer program will be a combination of a virtual interactive programming and activities. Applications are due June 12th.
Students will work on a specific project with professional artists and scientists in the field of environmental science, design and urban planning. If it is deemed safe to convene, students will take part in active outdoor recreation using social distancing to gain a better appreciation of the natural resources of the Rockaway Peninsula.
Any young person between the ages of 14 and 19, who lives or attends school in and around the Rockaway Peninsula is eligible to apply. Students are eligible to receive community service hours for participation in the program.
RISE is a College Access Research & Action (CARA) partner and provides additional college access support to high school and college students in the Shore Corps Program.
Expectations: Students in the summer cycle, must be available to participate in virtual classes 2 days/week as well as optional community events, one day/month (if deemed safe) .
Dates: Summer Cycle: July 6th - August 14th, 2020
Location: Virtual programming (RISE Center, 58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Rockaway, NY 11692)
Applications for Summer Shore Corps will accepted till June 12th. After submitting the online application below, students will be contacted to take part in a a scheduled virtual group interview.
For more information about the Shore Corps Program email us at: email@example.com
Special thanks to our 2020 Shore Corps sponsors:
Achelis and Bodman Foundation, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Altman Foundation, Environmental Protection Agency, DYCD Compass Explore Program, the Levitt Foundation, L&M Development Partners, NY State Dept of Environmental Conservation, Pinkerton Foundation, Science SandBox/Simons Foundation, WT Grant Foundation.