SF SPCA High School Volunteer Program

The High School Volunteer Program provides youth with great opportunities to learn more about cats or dogs, help the animals at our shelter, meet other teens interested in companion animals, and explore animal related careers. The program fosters skills in personal accountability, animal handling, and inter-personal communication. The Cat or Dog volunteer training courses are… Read More

Revolution Hunger Outreach Team

Who We Are                                                                                                                                  Revolution Hunger is a campaign that harnesses the power of teens to make a lifelong commitment to take on the problems of hunger and malnutrition around the world. We know that we can each help fight hunger, in our own unique way. Our goal is to drive teens to RevolutionHunger.org to learn… Read More

GAMES – Girls' Adventures in Math, Engineering, and Science Camp at the University of Illinois

Girls’ Adventures in Math, Engineering, and Science (GAMES) is a week-long residential camp on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  GAMES is for rising 9th-12th grade girls and focuses on different areas within engineering.  Camp dates for 2012 are July 15-21.  This year, we will offer seven track options within GAMES: Aerospace,… Read More

The Introductory College Level Experience In Microbiology (iCLEM)

The Introductory College Level Experience in Microbiology is an eight-week paid summer biotech internship program for high-potential, low income high school sophomores and juniors. Developed in partnership with UC Berkeley and the Joint BioEnergy Institute, the program seeks to broaden students’ understanding of biotechnology and the careers available in this field. In addition to basic… Read More

SIMR – Stanford Institutes of Medicine Summer Research Program

The program is an eight-week program in which high school students from diverse backgrounds are invited to perform basic research with Stanford faculty, postdoctoral fellows, students and researchers on a medically-oriented project. The goals of the program include increasing interest in biological sciences and medicine in high school students, helping students to understand how scientific research… Read More

Stanford Medical Youth Science Program

The SMYSP Summer Residential Program (SRP) is an annual science- and medicine-based enrichment program open to low-income and ethnically diverse high school sophomores and juniors who live in northern and central California. Ten Stanford undergraduate counselors guide 24 students through a 5-week residential program held on the Stanford University campus. Hospital internships, anatomy laboratories, and… Read More