AFS-USA (formerly the American Field Service), is a leader in intercultural learning and offers international exchange programs in more than 50 countries around the world. We work with high school students who want to attend a semester or year of high school and live with a local family in another country...(more)
TeenLife New York City
Welcome to TeenLife New York City! Do you want to study at a top university for the summer or learn all about Wall Street and the stock market? Do you want to explore world-famous museums and historic landmarks? In other words: are you looking for the opportunity of a lifetime?
Using this page, you can find it! Use the filters below to explore summer programs, community service opportunities, gap year options and so much more in New York City! Whether you’re looking for a summer program in Manhattan, a gap year in Queens, or a volunteer opportunity in Brooklyn, we’re bound to have an out-of-school enrichment opportunity for you! Price, length and requirements will vary depending on the program, but most opportunities on this page are intended for all teens age 13 – 19.
So what exactly does TeenLife NYC have to offer? Teens can take rigorous pre-college courses at Columbia University or NYU. They can study journalism on the ground with reporters from the New York Times. They can even participate in gap year programs that encourage them to explore the landscape of NYC and its boroughs! None of that sound interesting? Well then maybe you can find a private tutor or college advisor in your area, and work on getting into the college of your dreams. There’s so many possibilities!
No matter what you’re looking for, TeenLife New York City is here to help. Use the filters on the left side of this screen to narrow down your search and start exploring today!
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Enjoy rigorous academic programs for high school students. Experience college life, meet motivated high school students from all over the world, broaden your worldview, and earn an official Columbia University Statement of Attendance. Programs are offered in NYC, Barcelona and Middle East...(more)
The Cooper Union School of Engineering's Summer STEM Program provides an opportunity for 9th through 10th grade students explore, design, engineering and research in a college setting. Classes are inspired by current student and faculty research and first and second year class projects, including digital design, robotics, sustainability, and data science. Collaboration and communication are emphasized; students work on teams to complete and present a project. ..(more)
NYU Steinhardt offers professional training in the performing arts through intensive summer workshops. Taught by Steinhardt faculty and professional performers, students ages 16+ can hone their craft in one of more than a dozen artistic tracks, including vocal performance, instrumental performance, screen scoring, and music technology...(more)
Make the most of this summer with NYU! Explore a wide range of intensive, one-week professionally focused study options, delivered remotely by faculty members who are experts in their fields. Gain knowledge and experience that demonstrate your interest in a subject while interacting online with students from around the world...(more)
CityGAP is an outdoor, project-based, experiential program for students 18-22 in New York City. We engage with New York as a classroom, laboratory, studio and community, wrestling with urgent challenges facing the city. Our program is for young people who want to connect with the world, explore their passions, master life skills and do relevant work with a supportive group of peers...(more)
Want to learn more about the business of fashion before college? We invite high school students ages 13 and up to explore different business aspects of the fashion industry with Parsons Paris Online Courses for High School Students. You’ll hear from Parsons Paris professors, be mentored by a Parsons/The New School student or graduate, and earn a Certificate of Completion from Parsons Paris...(more)
The Parsons Paris Online Program offers flexible, online courses in fashion design, business, branding, and sustainability in fashion for high school students. You’ll hear from Parsons Paris professors, be mentored by a Parsons/The New School student or graduate, and earn a Certificate of Completion from Parsons Paris...(more)
Whether you are just thinking about what you’ll take in school, already majoring in business, or starting on your professional path, The Columbia Business School Enrichment Program helps you discover the business area that’s right for you...(more)
Whether you are just thinking about what you'll take in school, already majoring in business, or starting on your professional path, The Columbia Business School Enrichment Program helps you discover the business area that's right for you...(more)
World Scholars Academy offers elite online summer courses for ages 12-18 designed and taught by world-leading professional scholars. Discover your future career path and accelerate your success with personalized academic guidance and high-level instruction from the world's most accomplished educators...(more)
Study art and design with Parsons' world-class faculty while experiencing the creative inspiration of New York City in our academically rigorous and artistically stimulating three-week, three-credit intensive program. Our fully immersive courses are tailored to high-schoolers preparing to apply for college and feature thought-provoking skill-building project-based learning, art and design field trips, guest speakers from industry, and portfolio reviews. ..(more)
We have collaborated with the New York Institute of Finance (NYIF) to provide high school students with an unparalleled financial educational experience in New York City. Learn the ins and outs of the financial sector and be inspired by industry professionals through engaging sessions and collaborative projects, all while surrounded by the excitement of New York City! You’ll leave NY with lifelong friendships, memories, and practical knowledge of the careers available in finance...(more)
This summer, teens can explore a prestigious campus, make friends as they master new STEM skills, and join a community of 450,000 alumni who are changing the world with tech. Build in-demand skills in coding, game development, robotics, and design at iD Tech Camp hosted at NYU...(more)
This summer, teens can explore a prestigious campus, make friends as they master new STEM skills, and join a community of 450,000 alumni who are changing the world with tech. Build in-demand skills in coding, game development, robotics, and design at iD Tech Camp hosted at Marymount Manhattan College...(more)
Columbia University's New York City-based Summer Program for High School Students offers high-achieving students the opportunity to experience college life in the Ivy League while sampling the vibrancy of New York City...(more)
Teens...VOLUNTEER with Lion's Heart! Lion’s Heart teens are dedicated to positive social impact. We are a national nonprofit providing students with local and virtual volunteer opportunities for nonprofits, leadership skills, and awards to help build a strong community service portfolio...(more)