Thursday, March 7, 2019

Free Summer STEM Programs

Free Summer STEM Programs
All Star Code Summer Intensive
The All Star Code Summer Intensive is a free 6-week course in coding for current 10th and 11th grade boys. The program is designed to prepare young Black and Latino men for tech careers by providing mentorship and training in computer science. No GPA requirement and no prior coding experience required. Applications are due March 28.
Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program
The Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program is a free 7-week summer program for 10th and 11th grade girls (rising juniors and seniors) to learn computer science and gain exposure to tech jobs. Application deadline is March 15.
The GOALS Summer Intensive
The GOALS (Greater Opportunities Advancing Leadership and Science) for Girls Summer Intensive at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a free summer program for current 8th and 9th grade girls from New York City schools. Students build proficiency in the fields of science and technology, develop presentation and communication skills, and meet influential women in STEM. Applications are due March 18.
Hk Maker Lab
The Hk Maker Lab is an intensive 6-week summer program for high school students, hosted at Columbia University. Students will learn the foundations of engineering design, prototype and test a biomedical device, and develop an associated business plan. Applicants must qualify for free/reduced-price lunch based on family income and/or attend a New York City high school with a free/reduced price lunch rate of 50+%. Applications are due March 15.

Monday, September 24, 2018

College Connections - College Planning Workshops

College Connections will be hosting several college planning workshops. Anyone interested in receiving college application help is encouraged to attend. 

College Admissions 101: Understanding the CUNY Admissions Process. 
Students who attend will be able to assess and identify colleges that fit their interests.
Date: Thursday 9/27/18
Location: College Connections Project @ 163 West 125th Street, 14th Floor (1412) NY, NY 10027
Time: 2 pm - 4 pm

CUNY College Application Help
Topic: Students will receive on the spot assistance completing the CUNY college application
Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Location: College Connections Project @ 163 West 125th Street, 14th Floor (1412) NY, NY 10027
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Financial Aid Workshop
Topic: Student will understand the different types of financial aid available and the process to apply for aid.

Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2018
Location: College Connections Project @ 163 West 125th Street, 14th Floor (1412) NY, NY 10027
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Please note: College Connections is located in a building that has a strict guest policy and all visitors must RSVP here:

We look forward to serving your students through another successful year.


College Connections Project

Parents Against Vaping e-cigarettes event,

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Free Programs : one for 6th-9th graders and one for girls ages 12-15

CMA just opened an after-school for the Fall. We have two programs, Young Artist Kollective (YAK) and GirlStories. YAK is an open studio drop-in program with a monthly art-making party (Art Slam) and GirlStories is a more structured, smaller weekly group that the kids have to apply to be a part of. Info below. Both free of cost!