Opportunity for Local Young People: Saturday Academy at the Museum of the City of New York

See below for an announcement from the Museum of the City of New York, regarding their Saturday Academy.  The deadline for applying is TOMORROW. Priority is given to children from El Barrio/East Harlem.

Saturday Academy is a free six-week program for students in grades 8 – 12 interested in American History or SAT preparation. There’s no homework or testing and all course materials are provided.  Saturday Academy was recently featured as the best museum program for high school students in New York Magazine’s “Best of New York in 2011” issue!

Spring 2011 courses meet on April 30th, May 7th, 14th, 21st, and June 4th and 11th. Course offerings include:

  • The Sixties: Music, Movements, and Mayhem
  • Striving for Freedom: Free Black Communities in New York and Brooklyn before the Civil War
  • Public Art in East Harlem: Interpreting Latino-American History in the 20th Century
  • Kaplan SAT Skills

Applications must be received by Friday, April 8th. Enrollment is first come first serve, so please apply early since space is limited! To apply, please fill out  our application (which you can open by clicking here) and mail it back to the Museum. For more information about the program, click here or contact Joanna Steinberg, Saturday Academy Coordinator, at jsteinberg@mcny.org.

The Museum has also set up a new Facebook page where you can receive announcements about Saturday Academy at the Museum of the City of New York and to show your support!

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