· Chicago Department of Family and Support Services · Chicago Park District · Chicago Public Schools Chicago Housing Authority · After School Matters · Chicago Public Libraries · City Colleges of Chicago · Cook County Works · Cook County Forest Preserve · Illinois Violence Prevention Authority The Chicago Climate Action Plan (CCAP) team has launched an innovative video contest aimed at encouraging middle, high school, and college students in the City of Chicago to submit creative, 90 second videos that illustrate how they take part in one or more of the Plan's 35 mitigation or adaptation actions of the CCAP.
The CCAP is a comprehensive and detailed strategy that outlines how the city will reduce its carbon footprint 25 percent by 2020 and 80 percent by 2050.
(Includes Kenwood, King, Philips, and Dyett.) Will work with officeholders, journalists, KLEO Community Life Center, and SECC. Common rules: Observe listed age, height, weight, health restrictions and all posted safety and park/venue rules and rules for rides. The Chicago Park District has many free-to-low cost programs for youth and teens alike this summer. View on line from April 5, In park registration from April 24, Online registration from May 31. CPS Bilingual Bridge Program for English Language Learners in grades 3, 6 and 8.
Thanks to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Summer Safety Surplus grant, we are able to offer financial assistance to thousands of children for day camp. The Department of Children and Youth Services and the Chicago Housing Authority School and Career Readiness Program for young people under 15.
( 312.422.7777) --My Life, My Research, New Citizens Program: July 8-Aug 8 2013 15 high schools participate in an After School Matters program with Kathy Cohen at U of C on evaluating and adopting anti-violence strategies for their schools and neighborhoods, including surveys. Use rules and common sense re diapers-- and use water proof by water. Summer is around the corner, and the best way to keep the children of our communities safe, is to keep them occupied. Train at the Jackson Park track at 61st and Stony (until moves for construction) Mon. Here are some of the city agency and schools programs, beyond summer school, that provide structured activities for youth. Note: Fees are likely to be at least a bit higher for most programs this year. This program also includes 850 paid youth leadership positions.
Washington Hockey (Rat and other Ice; roller field.) Midway Skating. The schedule for the tryouts is as follows: Girls: Monday, June 3, 2013, 5-6 p.m. For more information on soccer teams, summer camp, and free registration for tryouts, please visit
Washington (6 on 6 instruction), Nash (co-rec), Midway Visual Arts and Crafts instr. Soccer Tryouts for Current First and Second Grade Girls and Boys South Side Fire FC invites children in first and second grades, interested in playing on a soccer team this fall, to come out for tryouts.
After School Matters has offered 11,500 summer opportunities in its arts, science, sports, technology and communications programs, including new arts-based programs in three neighborhood parks and at Millennium Park -- About 6,100 of these After School Matters opportunities were paid apprenticeships or internships More than 45,000 young people are expected to take part in the Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, and more than 3,700 to take part in programs sponsored by the Chicago Housing Authority.
The CTA partnered with CYS to hire 200 young people to work as part of their rail car appearance program.