Summer Edition: Did You Know Newsletter: June 11, 2015
Published on Jun 11, 2015 10:00

Summer Edition: June 11, 2015

Cambridge Harvard Summer Academy
Begins: July 13, 2015
The Cambridge-Harvard Summer Academy is a unique partnership between Cambridge Public Schools and the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). Cambridge Rindge & Latin School students participate in six weeks of summer enrichment and remedial instruction from HGSE teaching teams that include a veteran mentor teacher and teaching interns from the Teacher Education Program. Download the Course Listing >>


Providence Rowing Camp
The Providence Rowing Camp at Brown University provides a fun and exciting atmosphere where high school aged (13-18) athletes can learn from top-level coaches how to improve their technique, develop into competitive racers and learn the ins and outs of the college recruiting process.
Learn more >>


Summer HSSP
Application Deadline: June 17, 2015
Summer HSSP is a six-week academic program at MIT that runs on Sundays, beginning on July 12 and ending on August 16. Classes -- both academic and non-academic -- are offered in 3 time blocks for rising 7th-9th grade students between 11AM and 3:30PM and 4 time blocks between 11AM and 5PM for rising 10th grade students through college freshmen, with a one-hour lunch break.

Open to rising 7th graders through rising college freshmen (high school class of 2015), Summer HSSP offers exciting classes such as Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, Improv Comedy, and Make a Website. Check out the catalog and register >>


Summer Transportation Institute
Program Dates: July 6 - 31, 2015
Summer Transportation Institute at UMass Boston is designed to create awareness and stimulate interest in high school students to take full advantage of the opportunities that exist in the transportation industry. Learn more >>


Brookline Public Schools' Programs
Application Deadline: June 29, 2015
We offer an array of classes that are available to all students, including non-residents. This is an opportunity for students to take courses for make-up credit, original credit (including electives), enrichment, college test preparation, and AP test prep.
Summer school is in session from June 30 to August 7, 2015. Make up courses run for 2 hours and Original Credit courses run for 4 hours. Most courses are 6 weeks with a few exceptions. Learn more >>
Pangea Network's 2015 Young Women's Leadership Challenge (YWLC)
Application Deadline: June 15, 2015
A leadership day camp designed specifically for high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors, is right around the corner, and we'd like your assistance with helping us spread the word. We'd also like to personally invite students in your school to participate, especially those interested in STEM, global issues and leadership. The purpose of the camp is to give young female leaders a network of inspired peers in their communities and to learn more about the world and ways to create positive change.
Financial Aid Application >>
Download the application >>

Creek College

Creek Campers
Application Deadline: Ongoing till July
Practice hands-on, field-based research on topics related to watershed health. Enjoy a preview of college life by staying in residence halls on Allegheny's historic campus, one of the most beautiful college campuses in the nation and rated by the Sierra Club as one of the greenest colleges. Work alongside environmental science professionals in one of the oldest and most highly respected environmental science programs in the country. Visit outdoor locations around the French Creek watershed, one of the most biodiverse in the nation. Learn more >>


2nd Annual JA Week-Long Summer Program is Back!
Application Deadline: June 15
unior Achievement offers high school students a unique opportunity to build their resume, network with Boston-area peers and professionals, learn about critical information to set them up for success, and have fun. Over the course of the week students learn about financial literacy, workforce readiness, and entrepreneurship with 50 student peers from around Greater Boston. Download the Flyer >>
Visit the Website >>


Internship in Community Arts Administration, Cambridge Wildlife Puppetry Project
The Cambridge Wildlife Puppetry Project, a project of the Friends of Tobin, Inc with funding from the Cambridge Arts Council, seeks 1-2 interns.

The intern will assist in activities that provide Cambridge families and youth access to (1) information about Cambridge wildlife and urban wildlife habitats; and (2) participatory experiences in the creation of and parading of large puppets that represent Cambridge wildlife. The internship includes working with a professional artist in workshops with partner organizations and facilitating youth and family participation in public science and art events. 

This is a volunteer internship, but volunteer interns will receive a stipend that will vary depending on sessions on which they work. Each session will require one intern (see dates on application).


  • Cambridge resident or student in a Cambridge high school or higher education institution
  • 15 years of age or older
  • Good communication skills, outgoing personality, enthusiasm for the arts
  • CORI for interns 18 years of age


  • An interest or career goal in the arts, science or art education, environmental science, wildlife biology, or community development.

Completed applications should be mailed, faxed or hand-delivered to: Julie Croston, c/o Cambridge School Volunteers, Room 2407, CRLS, 459 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138. Fax: 617.349.6749.


BHCC Summer Career Day Program
July 6 - 17, 2015 | 9AM - 3PM
The program is free and students can choose between classes in: Culinary and Pastry Arts, Engineering, Game Design, Introduction to Cybersecurity, Introduction to Health Careers and Designing Mobile Apps. This program is available to rising juniors, seniors, and College Freshmen.
Learn more >>

Rise Up

Rise Up
July 6 - 31 | Monday - Friday | 7:50AM - 2:30PM | CRLS
Rise Up is an enriching 4-week summer program open to eligible* rising 9th graders. Participation will prepare students for a successful transition to their high school career. Under the guidance of high school teachers, students strengthen their essential skills in Math, Literacy, and/or Science and build their knowledge and study skills through fun activities. Students make social connections with peers and high school teachers which leads to a more comfortable transition to high school. We are fortunate enough to partner with MYSEP, so eligible students can get paid throughout the program and students not enrolled in the Mayor’s Program can receive 10 credits upon entrance to CRLS. Please visit the Rise Up website or contact Andrew Miller or Jack Haverty for more information.
*Eligibility is based on three criteria (7th grade MCAS, free/reduced lunch & special education services)

More Summer Programs
UCLA 3 week Enrichment Program Session #2
(July 19 - August 7)

UC Santa Barbara 4 week Enrichment Program
(June 28 - July 24)

University of Michigan 3 week Enrichment Program
(June 28 - July 17)

Emerson College, Boston
2 week Enrichment Program | July 5 - 17 or July 19 - 31
4 week Enrichment Program  | July 5 - 31
2 week Marketing & Advertising Institute | July 5 - 17 or July 19 - 31
2 week English Language Institute | July 5 - 17 or July 19 - 31

About the DYK Summer: The DYK Summer is sent to promote and encourage CRLS students to participate in summer opportunities. To submit an announcement, email the DYK. Deadline for submission is Fridays at 10AM each week. For more information, please email Greta Hardina.


Need something to do during the summer? Come and check out the listing of summer opportunities posted on the bulletin board in the hallway in front of the Career and College Resource Center (Room #1501), in front of the Media Café. Updated weekly.

Research teaches us that after school and out-of-school time (OST) provide students of all ages with a wide range of opportunities for significant learning and positive identity development, as well as healthy social, emotional and physical growth. View listings of year-round OST opportunities >>

Medford Boat Club, located on beautiful Upper Mystic Lake, is seeking dedicated lifeguards for the summer of 2015. Salaries start at $10/hour with just American Red Cross certification (without WSI). Learn more >>

If you are 16 or older and want to work this summer but you're looking for something more than MSYEP you can apply the TeenWork program. We will train you on how to find and prepare for a job, and then help you to get a job. We currently have many various job openings. Grab an application at the Youth Employment Center (YEC) located on the 2nd floor of CRLS, room 2101 everyday during lunch A and B.  

For more information contact: Kalin Mitchell, Program Manager at 617.918.7520.

The Eco-Action internship offers a unique platform for Cambridge youth and local businesses to work together to make businesses more environmentally sustainable. Through this inter-disciplinary program, hands-on program, students will gain knowledge and skills to help businesses run their office in more sustainable ways. More Info >>



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