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APPLICATION CLOSED APRIL 21st
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
• Summer @ City Hall (S@CH) is a six-week summer program taught by credentialed high school teachers with an emphasis on civic engagement and youth development principles. Students will engage in interactive group instructional classes learning about local government structure and how to become active members in their communities. Students will also complete a group project and present to the City of Sacramento City Council and the Sacramento Youth Commission (SYC). Selected students are required to attend virtually and in-person with no more than two absences during the six-week program.
• The mandatory Student & Parent/Guardian Orientation is scheduled for Saturday June 3, 2023, 10:00am – 12:30pm. Instructional class sessions begin Monday, June 19 with an end date of Wednesday, July 26. The Life Skills & Speakers Series Workshops begin on Tuesday, June 20, with a completion date of all hours no later than Friday, July 21,2023.
• Weekly instructional classroom sessions are Monday through Friday 8:30am – 12:00pm. The Life Skills & Speaker Series Workshops are also weekly in the afternoons 12:30 – 3:00pm. Instructional classes and workshops are held at the New City Hall – 915 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814.
• During the S@CH program, students must attend instructional classroom sessions AND complete 42- hours of workshops to receive the stipend and five high school credits*. (*Students attending an eligible NUSD, SCUSD, or TRUSD high school will receive a stipend and five-elective high school credits. Students who do not attend any of these school districts but live within the Sacramento city limits are considered At-Large students. These students will receive the stipend along with a letter indicating completion of community service hours for their instructional classroom time instead of elective credits.)
IMPORTANT DATES AND INFORMATION FOR THE 2023 SUMMER @ CITY HALL PROGRAM
The Summer @ City Hall program (S@CH) is a six-week program with regular instructional classroom sessions Monday - Friday from 8:30 AM -12:00 PM. In addition, students are required to complete a wellness component that includes career exploration & readiness, financial literacy, personal mental wellness, resume development, and various subject areas. Internships will be offered in the afternoons at various times of the day (Internship assignments are completed in the afternoons at various city locations).
March 3- Student Application Available ONLINE
April 21-11:59pm DEADLINE to submit online application
June 3-Student & Parent/Guardian Orientation (Mandatory)
June 19-First day of Summer @ City Hall
July 25-Youth @ City Council
August 2-Summer @ City Hall Graduation
Upon completion of the program, participants will receive five high school elective credits (students not attending partnering school districts receive a letter of completion for community service hours) and a monetary stipend.
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