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summer at city all (s@ch)


The Summer @ City Hall (S@CH) program is a collaboration between the City of Sacramento's Department of Youth, Parks, & Community EnrichmentYouth DivisionSacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD), Twin Rivers School District (TRUSD), Natomas Unified School District (NUSD). This civic engagement program opportunity invites current high school Sophomores and Juniors of SY21/22 to apply for this summer 2022 virtual experience. Applicants must attend a SCUSD, TRUSD, or NUSD high school OR live within the Sacramento City Limits to qualify to apply for the S@VCH virtual experience.

The S@CH program is a six-week summer learning experience that provides high school Juniors and Seniors the opportunity to learn about local government processes and how to become an active member of their community. Students are supported throughout the program by a variety of team members including credentialed teachers that deliver a curriculum focusing on civic engagement, local governmental structure, and youth development.

Summer @ City Hall 2022 Flyer

Learn more and register!



Now Hiring for Lifeguard and Pool Management positions! The City of Sacramento aquatics team offers competitive wages and the opportunity to earn incentives of up to $600 each summer! Successful applicants will possess a current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification or be enrolled in a Red Cross Lifeguard course, and pass a background check, physical examination, and drug test.

Contact the Aquatics Office at:
(916) 808-2306


SMUD summer internship program

The SMUD Summer Internship program for high school juniors and seniors is now accepting applications for the 2022 program! This is a unique, 6-week paid summer internship program for high school students. Interns will get an inside look into professions that could inspire career choices through a virtual internship in 2021. Applications must be received by 11:59 PM on Friday, May 6, 2022.

Apply here!



get involved with the sacramento youth commission!

The Sacramento Youth Commission (SYC) mission is to protect, preserve, enhance & advance the quality of life for Sacramento youth by advising the City Council and the public on issues relating to youth policies, programs, & opportunities. Learn more here.


Sacramento Youth Center is now open and ready to serve the youth with tremendous services for free. The center is offering study areas, mentoring, a computer lab and free WiFi, including youth events and activities. In addition, the center has a café right onsite that employs youth through their workforce training program. The center is a prominent opportunity for children ages 14-24 to benefit from. Click here to learn more about Sacramento Youth Center.



Youth workforce opportunity!

Landscape & Learning (L&L) is a paid work experience program for young people ages 14 - 17 who live within the Sacramento city limits and are eligible for a work permit. Crews work directly in community parks and green spaces weeding, pruning, and providing general park maintenance and clean up. All young people hired to participate in this program receive specialized training and earn $15 an hour.

Learn more and apply for the City of Sacramento's Landscape & Learning program 2022. 



Students Ride Transit for FREE

All students in grades TK through 12 can ride Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) for free through the RydeFreeRT program. With RydeFreeRT, students can ride the entire SacRT transit network, including SacRT buses, light rail and SmaRT Ride on-demand microtransit service for FREE!

RydeFreeRT is available all day, any day of the week, all year during regular SacRT service hours.

To ride free, students need to show their student ID or a RydeFreeRT card. If a student doesn't have a school ID, they can get a RydeFreeRT card, which is available at schools, libraries, and the SacRT Customer Service Center at 1225 R Street (adjacent to the 13th Street light rail station). Note: The RydeFreeRT card says "TK-6 grades," but any grade TK-12 can use the card if they don't have a student ID.

Reminder, masks or face coverings are required on transit at all times.
Learn more about the program at