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Summer @ City Hall


The Summer @ City Hall (S@CH) program is a collaboration between the City of Sacramento, Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD),Twin Rivers School District (TRUSD), Natomas Unified School District (NUSD), and WayUp Sacramento. The program is open to all current high school Sophomores and Juniors of the 2017 - 2018 school year. Applicants must either attend a SCUSD, TRUSD, or NUSD high school or live within the Sacramento City Limits to apply. Upon completion of the program students will receive 5 high school credits and a stipend. The S@CH program is a six-week summer learning experience that provides students the opportunity to learn local government processes and how to become an active member of their community.  Students are supported throughout the program by certified teachers that deliver a curriculum focusing on civic engagement and youth development.  This program is an exciting way to learn how to find your inner voice and bring a youth perspective to real city issues and concerns.

We are no longer accepting applications at this time. Please check back next year for when applications open.


The Summer @ City Hall program is a six-week program with regular instructional classroom sessions Monday - Friday from 8:30 AM -12:00 PM and is located at New City Hall and Historic City Hall. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Students will be required to complete a 42-hour internship in addition to the regular instructional classroom sessions. Internship schedules and locations vary depending on internship assignments.

Thursday, March 1,2018

Student Applications Available Online

Friday, April 27,2018

Deadline to submit program application

June 2018

Job Readiness Workshop


Student Orientation

Monday, June 18,2018

First day of the 2018 Summer @ City Hall Program

Monday, July 30,2018

2018 Summer at City Hall Graduation

Tuesday, July 31,2018

Youth @ City Council

Current Sophomores or Juniors are invited to apply online for the 2018 Summer @ City Hall (S@CH) program beginning on Thursday, March 1, 2018 with a submission deadline  of Friday, April 27, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.  

Applicants are required to attend a high school in the Natomas Unified School District, Sacramento Unified School District and Twin Rivers Unified School District or live within the Sacramento city limits. 

Students are required to attend the program beginning on Monday, June 18th through Tuesday, July 27th, 2018.  Additional orientations, workshops and ceremonies will be required with dates to be announced.  Upon completion of the program, students will receive five high school elective credits and a monetary stipend.


For information about the Summer @ City Hall program contact Maria Vides-Medal at (916) 808-6162 or


2018 S@CH  Student Video Presentations 

"Summer @ City Hall, is a six week program that gives students a great opportunity to receive a fantastic learning experience. Learning and working in local government helps us to understand how staff and city official achieve to manage our city properly. During the six weeks, the students are taught a curriculum focusing on civil engagement, personal enrichment and various life skills by certified teachers. Guest speakers are also  invited to hold different workshops to educate us on different topics. Those workshops included: Healthy Lifestyle Choices, The Importance of being an Intern,Career Journey and Artistic Expression through Civic Service."  Martha Mendoza, S@CH Returning Youth

2018 S@CH  Project Citizen Community Billboards 

"In addition to the class time spent with the lectures and workshops, participants are given time to produce a special project called Project Citizen. Project Citizen is a group project in which S@CH participants address a critical issue from their community that is important to them.  This year’s topics include Sex trafficking, Sexual Transmitted Infections in Sacramento, Teen Drug Use, Mental Illness Awareness, Homelessness & Mental Health, Reckless Driving , Police relationships towards the community, and Say No to Plastic Straws."  Martha Mendoza, S@CH Returning Youth

 2018 S@CH PSA  2018 S@CH PSA

2018 S@CH PSA  2018 S@CH PSA


2018 S@CH PSA  2018 S@CH PSA


2018 S@CH PSA  2018 S@CH PSA




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