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    Summer Activities for Teens in the Summer

     Families:  A quick glimpse of possible Summer Activities for 2018. More information will follow as dates/applications become available. Watch web and PTSA newsletter and/or see Ms. Fraley, 7th/8th counselor . 

    Teen Jobs:


    YES: Youth Engaged in Service:  YES is a job readiness and leadership program for teens ages 13-18 that will connect students to a broad range of services.  Students can earn high school service hours and a $150 stipend


    SOS: Summer of Service: for students entering 7th, 8th or 9th grade in fall 2018.  The SOS program will help students make a difference in their community while gaining leadership/work skills.  Upon completion of program, students can earn $150 stipend


    STEP: Student Teen Employment Preparation: for students ages 14-19.  STEP is a project-based job readiness programs that has teams of middle/high school students addressing community needs.   Students earn a stipend of $599 if the 120 hour program is successfully  completed.


    High School Credit:


    Seattle Public Schools Skill Center:   Open to all 8th grade students entering 9th grade in fall of 2018.  This free program  provides hand-ons classes in real world careers from auto technology to medical careers.  Classes are located at various high schools. Students can earn .5 high school credit.


    Fun Camp Opportunities:


    Assistance League of Seattle:   Assistance League of Seattle offers a summer activity scholarship program to all SPS students grades 6-11.   Students can earn a scholarship up to $500 to attend a summer program.   Whitman will offer tutorials on how to complete the essay and application.


    Community Resources:


    Libraries: offers all types of free summer programs for teens.  Programs change every year, past programs included: “make media count”, “tinker lab”


    Gage Art Academy:   Free “Friday Night Teen Art Studio” during the summer


    Summer Movie Express Program:  Regal Thornton Stadium Movie Theater located at Northgate will show family movies during the summer for only $1 on Tuesdays and Wednesday morning starting at 10am


    Teen Tix: Free pass that gets you into movies, dance, theater, music and more for just $5.  It also offers various summer enrichment opportunities.