Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia-1518 Walnut Street, Suite 712 Philadelphia, PA 19102 Main office: Telephone: (215) 735-8818 General Inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org Diane Datcher Director of Education Programs: Telephone: ext. 13 http://www.bgcphila.org/-Twelve clubs located in many neigrhoods offering leadership development, career and college planning, volunteer opportunities to high school students. Free sports,fitness and arts programs as well.
- College Access Program-Provides college guidance at 3 offices- Center City- The Gallery I- 215-574-1341, North Phila. The Rivera Bldg, 2603 N. 5th Street, 4th Fl. 215-739-9360, and West Phila. 4601 Market Street, 3rd Fl 215-476-222 - College Access
Educational Advancement Alliance-4601 Market St. http://www.eaalliance.org Offers after school and Saturday programs that focus on academic enrichment and
college preparation, including college visits.
North Light Community Center: Summer Career Exploration Program 175 Green Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19127; 215-483-4800
http://www.northlightcommunitycenter.org/scep.htm Contact person is Billy Eisenberg. Ext 107, Director of Ed & Teen Services
In the summer, NorthLight runs a six-week career internship program for students who have completed grades 10,11, or 12. Students work at a job related to a career
interest while getting paid for 20 hrs a week. Students should apply in April. Also, during the summer: Teens for Good: Teen led urban farm located in
Roxborough: 6 weeks; 20hrs a week paid.
During school year the center offers, an after school teen program 9-12th grade which offers academic support, cultural activities, leadership opportunities to
broaden student horizons. M-Th 4-6:30. (BABY) Possible stipends available.Also SAT prep is offered through Philly Tutors ($280 for 8 wk course; 20 hrs) . Fee
based one on one subject tutoring available.
of The Franklin Institute. It combines science enrichment, career development,mentoring. PACTS; Franklin Institute-If interested contact a member of the PACTS staff at 215.448.1333 or 215.448.1282. For 9th & l0th graders only.
Not just another after-school or weekend program, PACTS is a youth leadership experience designed to involve students as an integral and active part of the daily
life of The Franklin Institute. Students who continue in PACTS through high school graduation have the skills and confidence to be successful college students and become dynamic, productive adults with engaging careers in science and beyond. .PACTS students engage in hands-on science workshops, field-based research, special field trips, college and career counseling, and much more! The PACTS Program is a FREE program, available to Philadelphia area students. ThePACTS workshops meet on Saturday mornings, twice a month during the school year at The Franklin Institute. There are no specific scholastic requirements, but studentsare encouraged to be strong in math and science, and have a passion for learningscience! During the summer months we hold the PACTS Summer Institute. This is a 6week long science camp, where students have the chance to intensely study various science topics while completing research projects. At the end of the summer the students present their findings to their families and staff members of The FranklinInstitute.
White Williams Scholars-http://www.wwscholars.org/programs/connection.php -College Connection is an intensive 4-year program offered to 9th grade Scholars whowish to devote more time to exploring as well as strengthening their future pursuits. The program's purpose is to engage bright, motivated students during the pivotal
and transitional year of ninth grade, and to keep you on track for graduation fromhigh school and preparation for college.
- Youngs Scholars Program-University of Pennsylvania College of General Studies-Provides high achieving local junior and senior high school students the opportunity to take college courses and earn full credit. phone-215-746-6901. website-Young Scholars
The Mural Arts Program offers free art classes to young people ages 10 to 22 at sites across Philadelphia. Life-changing opportunities for youth including mentorship, service learning, summer jobs and internships are integral to the program. The next program session runs from 1/7 to 6/15. Find a site near you and apply at www.muralarts.org.programs.art-education
Prepares youth for success in the business world through business camps and special events that explore how to start a business and entrepreneurship; during-school and after school programs are available. Open to l0th graders only at Lamberton, West Philadelphia, Parkway Gamma and Paul Robeson high schools.
The Exploring program has many career shadowing programs available for students. Exploring is a hands-on career shadowing program for teens ages 14 through 20 years old. Some of Philadelphia's most visible businesses volunteer their efforts and knowledge and invite students to come to their offices behind the scenes and learn all of the details to pursuing an education and career in their particular specialty fields. Exploring is open to all interested students in Philadelphia, Montgomery and Delaware Counties. For more information call 215-988-9811 ext.103 or email at email@example.com.
http://www.fabricworkshop.org/apprentice-After school program (4-6pm) that offers high school students the opportunity tolearn about design and print media and assist in all areas of the studio; the apprenticeships bring job training as well as educational experience, and studentsearn minimum wage for their time. Students also receive career guidance from artists and studio staff. Students must complete an application process andbe accepted into the program.
Teens 4 Good is a Federation of Neighborhood Centers program that builds long term,working relationships with promising students attending Philadelphia’s public
high schools, beginning in the ninth grade. Teens 4 Good provides students, starting in ninth grade, with a year-round curriculum of character, leadership, teamwork and life skills development, one-on-one mentoring, career exploration, cultural opportunities, and hands-on entrepreneurial activities through a teen-run gardening,
nutrition and health business. The mission statement created by the teens is, “To make a difference in the world by inspiring all teens to give back to their
Shawn White, a BME Challenge winner; PhD; and award winning writer/producer; and former recording artists seeks students for his audio engineer and production academy. Please spread the word to young men that might be interested. Please see his message below, the program is for young men 14-18 years old: Located @:
Tuesdays 5pm - 8pm = Workshops & Presentations
Thursdays 5pm - 8pm = Audio Studio
IMPORTANT: ALL Participants must be present for workshops and presentations before attending the Audio Studio sessions.
The Junior Music Executive Program exposes students to the entertainment industry. The provide workshops, internships, scholarships, and networking opportunities. phone-215-552-8576 for info. - www.jrmusicexec.co
Forensic Science Club-Students ages 12-19 are welcome to join the Forensic Club. The club meets at The Philadelphia Center for Arts and Technology 2111-31 Eastburn Avenue (West Oak Lane) from 5:30 pm-6:30 pm. Registration fee $15.00 -register by calling 1-88-494-2112