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)
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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For more than 60 years, Syracuse University Office of Pre-College Programs has been providing high school students with the opportunity to explore potential college majors and careers in its renowned pre-college programs. Students not only learn what it’s like to be a college student, they leave the program feeling confident, enthusiastic and ready for college. After successfully completing a course, you will earn a Certificate of Completion from Syracuse University...(more)
Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) in Syracuse, New York, is committed to the education of cultural leaders who will engage and inspire audiences through performance, visual art design, scholarship, and commentary. Unleash your powers of expression at VPA! ..(more)
When you attend AMDA New York, Broadway is your backyard. Our students are a vital part of the creative community here, and the city itself sets the scene for an innovative learning experience. An AMDA education is more than just studio training; it's a backstage pass to New York City's performing arts scene...(more)
Develop a talent or advance your studies while experiencing life in a university setting. Parsons offers summer courses for students in grades 3 through 12 that allow them the same access to world-class Parsons faculty as undergraduate art and design students...(more)
Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) is one of the most globally diverse, two-week academic summer programs in the world. Serving 2,000 students from 150+ countries and 50 U.S. states, YYGS distributes over $3 Million USD in need-based financial aid to both domestic and international students...(more)
Teach Me Wall Street offers engaging, online school year and summer programs for teens that focus on Wall Street 101, Investing & Trading and Personal Finance. Each session introduces students to various career options in the world of business and finance, teaches real-life money skills, and offers pathways to independence and success! Save with the TeenLife discount code!..(more)
Dwight Global Online School is the new "cloud campus" of Dwight School, founded in 1872 in New York City. A private school like no other, Dwight Global blends online, on-campus, and residential learning experiences, allowing you to pursue a personalized program in Grades 6-12. ..(more)
NYU Tandon collaborates with K–12 schools, teachers, and students to strengthen pathways to careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Programs are offered throughout the academic year and over the summer to engage students with interactive workshops and practical skill building, all while fostering a passion for STEM fields...(more)
Explore the issues that impact the world, make headlines and are important to you. Summer Academy gives students the opportunity to pursue their passions and learn from New York Times journalists and other thought leaders who bring real-world expertise into the classroom. Our courses help students develop their intellectual curiosity...(more)
CityGAP is an outdoor, city-based, experiential program for participants age 18-25. Our program is for young people who want to connect with the world, explore their passions, master life skills, & make an impact with a supportive group of peers. Engage with New York as a classroom, laboratory, and community as we wrestle with the current challenges facing the city and create original group & individual projects in a variety of media...(more)
EXPLO provides the perfect blend of academic explorations with the fun camaraderie of summer camp. This is where you can pursue your strengths, discover new interests, and make friends who expand your horizons. Get ready for a summer of exploration and a lifetime of friendship. We have courses + activities for every explorer, including introductory career exploration in medical science, business and entrepreneurship, and more...(more)
Parsons Academy offers a variety of art and design courses for students in grades 3 through 12 in subjects ranging from fine arts and illustration to design disciplines such as fashion, architecture, photography, animation, and more. Included are specialized portfolio development courses. Classes meet over 11 Saturdays in both the fall and spring semesters...(more)
Teach Me Wall Street offers 4 different week-long finance related boot-camps for students, grades 9-12. Wall Street 101 focuses on how Wall Street works, who the players are and the basics of stocks and bonds...(more)
World Scholars Academy offers elite online summer courses for ages 12-18 designed and taught by world-leading professional scholars. Explore 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)
Do you want to continue learning this summer? Dwight Global's summer classes for grades 7-12 are rigorous, full-credit courses. With a curriculum designed to engage and foster critical thinking, students learn from teachers who are both committed to supporting students’ academic success and readily accessible. To accommodate summer schedules, all courses are asynchronous with weekly deadlines. At Dwight Global, you can supplement your transcript or pursue credit recovery...(more)
The AMDA Gap Programs unite college-age students, between 18-25, from all over the world for an urban performing arts adventure and a culturally immersive experience. Offering world-class training in Acting and Musical Theatre, our programs provide students with a unique opportunity to live out their passion for performance at the center of all the action in New York City!..(more)
Wall Street 101 + Investing & Trading + Cryptocurrencies Combine programs for a fuller learning experience. Students can spread the weeks over the summer. Perfect for students interested in Wall Street, finance and business..(more)