Youth Summer Opportunities

Check here for information about summer opportunities for youth. Clicking the program name will lead you to a site with more information about that program. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us!

Summer Camps

AeroStars Aviation Summer Programs
Aviation Industry Summer Exploration Program for grades 5-8
July 10-27; $800-$1300 for one week, discounts available for additional weeks

CoderSpace Summer Apprenticeship
FREE summer coding opportunity
Students are eligible if they will be in high school for the ’17/’18 year
8 Week Program held at the University of Chicago’s Polsky Exchange
Interested students should apply no later than June 20th

Project Pipeline Summer Camp
Architecture camp for students in Chicago for ages 10+
August 2-6; $75

Trinity United Church of Christ Freedom School Summer 2017: “Cultivating the Genius Within”
Trinity UCC Freedom School provides children in grades K-8th grade with an enriched learning experience. This includes a culturally based reading curriculum; daily activities in history, music, science and math; prominent guest readers; relevant field trips and more.
July 5th – August 11th, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m; $750*

Evers Elementary School – 9811 S. Wallace – Chicago, IL 60628
*For information on scholarship availability and eligibility, send an email to Freedomschool@trinitychicago.org.

Summer Jobs

After School Matters
Apply for summer apprenticeships, assistantships, and apprenticeships.
Stipends or pay available depending on the program chosen.

Gary Comer Youth Center
Youth job postings

One Summer Chicago
Connecting youth to a successful future with a summer job in Chicago

St. Sabina ERC Employment Resource Center
Call St. Sabina ERC for more info about youth employment opportunities, and job readiness programs

Summer Projects

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Paid summer opportunity for rising juniors and sophomores. Commitment for two summers, paid $500 per summer. Click here to apply

If you are aware of a camp, program, internship, or employment opportunity available to youth in the Auburn Gresham, Avalon Park, Chatham, and/or Greater Grand Crossing communities, and would like to post it here, please send the information to ashley@greaterchathaminitiative.org.

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Outdoor Pools

Outdoor Pools

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Water Slides

Water Slides

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Kids Pool

Kids Pool

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