Shore Corps - Summer 2020

Shore Corps is a service learning program for high school students focused on environmental stewardship, civic engagement and community planning.

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Summer Shore Corps is our most popular teen program, providing job training opportunities for high school students with local businesses and collaboration with partner organizations on environmental conservation, arts and urban planning projects to develop their team-building skills.

The application cycle for SUMMER Shore Corps is full and no longer accepting applications. Students interested in joining us in the fall should check back for the online application in August.

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)   

For more information about the Shore Corps Program email us at: programs@riserockaway.org