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Summer Programs

Summer Programs at BCM

Brooklyn Children’s Museum’s Teen Council Summer Program

 

The Brooklyn Children’s Museum Teen Council is dedicated to providing Brooklyn teens with their first job experience and supporting them in their transition to the working world through artistic development workshops and an enriching museum internship program.

During the summer of 2017 the Teen Council will focus on documentary film and
photojournalism as a way to explore advocacy through art. In a series of workshops
teens will learn about photography, journalism, digital photo editing, and curate their own exhibition while also learning about local politics, cultural institutions, and the many forms that advocacy can take on to impact our community. The Teen Art and Advocacy Council will meet on Wednesdays 4-6pm July 5th to August 9th. The museum internship days will take place Tuesdays-Sundays (depending on assignment) from July 5th- August 13th.

Applications are being accepted May 3rd-June 9th.

Drop off completed paper applications at the front desk of the Brooklyn Children’s Museum located at:145 Brooklyn Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11213 during public hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm, Thursdays 10am-6pm.

If selected for follow up you will be required to attend a group interview on one of the following days and times:

•WEDNESDAY JUNE 21TH 4PM
•WEDNESDAY JUNE 21TH 5PM
•FRIDAY JUNE 23RD 4PM
•FRIDAY JUNE 23RD 5PM
•SATURDAY JUNE 24TH 12PM
•SATURDAY JUNE 24TH 1PM

Who Should Apply?
High School Students between the ages of 14- 18 years with an interest in…

• The arts
• Museums
• journalism
• science and nature
• building leadership skills
• working collaboratively to successfully complete a project
• organizing and planning fun events at BCM’s

Benefits to participating in Teen Arts And Advocacy Council:

• Develop professional skills by working alongside museum professionals
• Participate in fun art and research projects
• Earn a Stipend and build your resume
• Receive letters of recommendation for college and other professional   opportunities
• Exhibit your art and projects at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum
• Work collaboratively with other teens and professional artist.
• Learn more about your community and the history of Brooklyn

APPLICATION IS DUE JUNE 9th at 11:59PM

If you have any questions please email: oduverney-gaspar@brooklynkids.org

Download Application Here or Apply Here


Brooklyn Cultural Adventures Program (BCAP)

 

Brooklyn Cultural Adventures Program (BCAP) offers hands-on, educational summer programs for children ages 7-12.

 

During the two-week summer program, Adventurers visit two institutions each day. There, they engage in creative projects, exploration, experimentation, games, challenges, and educator led tours that weave connections between art, world culture, literature, history, nature, technology, and science.

 

Sessions run Monday–Friday, 9am–3:30pm. Spots are first-come, first-served, and financial aid is available. Register Here

 

BCAP also offers a six-week summer program that includes a stipend for teens ages 13-17. Teens can apply for this program Feb 1 – March 15. This opportunity is ideal for teens who would like to develop their leadership and film making skills.

 

For more information or to apply, visit BCAPteen Creative Leadership Project

Collaborating institutions include: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Prospect Park Zoo, Prospect Park Alliance, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, and this year’s guest institution, Weeksville Heritage Center.