FDC Youth Summer Rising Program

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Youths at FDC have been very busy with numerous crafting and STEM activities in the Summer Rising Program.

Summer Rising 2023 is a partnership between New York City Public Schools and the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD). Summer Rising is free and available to all NYC students in grades K-8, pending seat availability.

A typical day for students in grades K–8 will include a mix of academic support, social emotional learning, and enrichment activities. Academics will be provided by licensed teachers in the morning. Enrichment activities (such as art, sports, and play) will be led by CBO staff in the afternoons and on Fridays. CBOs will also facilitate enrichment in the morning, alongside academics, for K-5 programs. Students with disabilities who may require additional supports to participate in programming, such as a paraprofessional, will receive those supports as needed.

For more information for families and school administrators please visit nyc.gov/summerrising or email questions to summer@schools.nyc.gov.

P.S. 217 Summer Rising Gallery: Healthy sandwich and snack making, Chinese lantern arts & crafts.

At P.S. 152/315, P.S. 217, and Ditmas Jr. High School, participants have access to a multitude of activities such as weekly day trips, cooking classes, arts and crafts, and STEM. Take a look at some of the activities keeping our Summer Rising participants busy!

P.S. 152/315 Summer Rising Gallery: World Explorers! Mandarin hat making, Chinese fans, dragons and more.

Ditmas Jr. High Gallery Summer Rising Gallery: Cooking chicken Alfredo, making doughnuts, and a trip to Brooklyn College