Friday, July 8, 2016

Free College Essay Workshop for NYC High School Girls!

College Essay Workshop
If you're a high school girl, join us for one of our college essay workshops. They are free and open to any New York City high school girl interested in crafting a powerful college essay.
College Essay Writing Workshop
July 11, 10:30 AM-3 PM

College Essay Editing Sessions
July 13, 10 AM-1:00 PM or July 19, 2-5:00 PM*
*You’ll bring a draft and sign up for a one-hour session with a writing mentor

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Thursday, July 7, 2016

Visual Storytelling through Video & Photography Workshop

Visual Storytelling through Video & Photography Workshop
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Visual Storytelling through Video & Photography Workshop

Monday, August 1 — Friday, August 12
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A dynamic and hands-on 10 day course for high school students, Visual Storytelling invites you to take your ideas and use your creativity to communicate through video and photography.  Led by Emmy Award-winning visual storyteller Eduardo Angel andInternational Center of Photography faculty member Jaime Schlesinger, students plan, shoot, and produce a short video and create a series of images to display in a student exhibition.  Throughout the course, guest speakers also introduce renowned Japanese photographers and directors who have influenced their craft.
Course Schedule:
August 1 - 5, 12 - 5 pm
August 8 - 12, 10 am - 3 pm
Student Exhibition: August 12, 6 pm

Complimentary lunch will be provided between August 8th – 12th.
Registration: $500/$450 Japan Society members; Needs-based scholarships available.
For scholarship applicants onlyplease download the scholarship form to apply (PDF).

FREE Teen Workshops in Wearable Technology! 🎮 ✂🔋🔌🎒

FREE WORKSHOPS: Make your own wearable tech at Eyebeam

Free Playable Fashion Workshops

Summer Workshops for Teens in Fashion, Electronics & Coding!

Learn how to sew and code your own wearable tech project!

 

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Lunch + MetroCards Provided


July 12 + 14
Tuesday + Thursday
11am - 4pm

EYEBEAM
34 35th St, 5th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11232

 

These workshops are free and open to high school teens between the ages of 14 and 19. No experience necessary!

Playable Fashion is a free teen program that explores the intersections between Fashion, Technology and Gaming.  More info: 
http://eyebeam.org/playable-fashion 

Questions? Email Erica 
erica@eyebeam.org 








 

 


 

Eyebeam is a nonprofit studio for collaborative experiments with technology, toward a more imaginative and just world. By providing generous support to artists for research, production and education, Eyebeam makes ideas real.

34 35th St 5th Floor, Unit 26
Brooklyn NY 11232
www.eyebeam.org

@eyebeamnyc

                

The 2016 Sing for Hope Arts FREE Intensive

Applications are still open!

The 2016 Sing for Hope Arts Intensive
July 18-22 & July 25-29
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High School students are invited to join us for Sing for Hope's free, weeklong Arts Intensive!  The Arts Intensive offers students the opportunity to work with professional artists from Broadway, the Met & more, while exploring a variety of art forms, includingmusic, drama, dance, theatre, and visual art!

Suggested deadline: July 9
*rolling admissions

Please pass along to any students who may be interested. Thank you!

For additional information, refer to the application or email youtharts@singforhope.org. 
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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Sustainable Societies Academy™


Hello Parents,

My name is Brian Filiatraut, a teacher and the Director of Sustainability at Poly Prep Country Day School. Poly Prep cordially invites highly motivated rising high school students to join us this summer for Sustainable Societies Academy™ (SSA), an intensive 5-day session from August 15-19, led by faculty and leading professionals from UPenn, Harvard, CUNY, and other universities. Students will learn the basic concepts and principles of sustainability through college-level presentations, small group discussion, interactive workshops, and site visits. By the end of the program, SSA students will be equipped to integrate their interests and concerns to develop solutions to social, economic, and environmental sustainability challenges in their own communities.

To apply:
  • Complete an online application; and
  • Ask a teacher/mentor to submit a brief recommendation.
Applications are due by Thursday, June 23.

Click here for more information.
Please circulate this email and/or the attached flyer to other parents and students who would be interested and greatly benefit from such a program. If you'd like to speak with me further or direct student questions to me, then please contact me via email (bfiliatraut@polyprep.org) or phone (718-836-9800 x3120).

Thank you, and I look forward to hearing from you and interested students.