CityParks Free, Fun Online STEM Programs this Fall, After School



Bring Parks into the Classroom with Seeds to Trees. Image via NYC Parks

CityParks announced free online STEM programs this fall with CityParks Learn. Check out all programs, and sign up now.

Become an environmental advocate with Green Girls. Image via NYC Parks

Our award-winning after school program, CityParks Green Girls Empowered by ING,uses fun-filled online adventures to teach middle school girls about the natural ecosystems in NYC’s parks, careers in the sciences, and about their own power to create change and advocate for the environment and their parks.

This fall, participants will investigate how climate change is affecting our city and our future and will learn the history of climate action and how young people have advocated for the environment.

Green Girls meet weekly online through December 17th with multiple session times available to fit your student’s schedule.  Sign up Here.

Grow a Love for Science with Learning Gardens. Image via NYC Parks

Educators looking to supplement their environmental science curriculum this year, inquire now about our remote Learning Gardens School Day Program that teaches youngsters about the importance of urban gardens. Students will learn about plant and soil science, urban biodiversity, food justice and healthy eating.

High school students looking for an in-person urban gardening experience and interested in learning about food justice, may apply now for our High School Internship Training Program. Accepted students will work safely and socially distant in the gardens this fall, learning new skills and earning high school credit. Sign up Here.

Bring Parks into the Classroom with Seeds to Trees. Image via NYC Parks

For teachers looking to enhance their science curriculum, we now offer Seeds to Trees as a fully remote program that combines guided, hands-on classroom activities with virtual field trips to NYC parks, all led by our skilled science educators. The program focuses on urban ecology and nature and encourages students to explore the dynamics of urban ecosystems. Sign up Here.

Learn about waterways with Coastal Classroom. Image via NYCParks

The Coastal Classroom After School program is designed for middle school students to create meaningful relationships with waterfront parks, looking at topics including coastal ecology, water quality, urban waterfront restoration and preservation. Using virtual lessons and authentic learning experiences, students will learn about the ecology of the aquatic ecosystems in NYC waterfront parks and the species living in them.  And they’ll have fun in the process!

This free online program is held weekly through December 4 from 3:30 to 5:30 PM ET. Sign Up Here.