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about us - Summer @ City Hall (s@ch)

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The Summer @ City Hall (S@CH) program is a collaboration between the City of Sacramento, Department of Youth, Parks, & Community Enrichment, Youth DivisionSacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD), Twin Rivers School District (TRUSD), Natomas Unified School District (NUSD), and WayUp Sacramento. The program is open to current high school Sophomores and Juniors of the 2018 - 2019 school year. Applicants must either attend a SCUSD, TRUSD, or NUSD high school or MUST live within the Sacramento City Limits to apply.

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 credentialed teachers that deliver a curriculum focusing on civic engagement, governmental structure 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.

Apply for Summer @ City Hall here!


The Summer @ City Hall program (S@CH) 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. Free breakfast and lunch will be provided. Students are required to complete a 42-hour internship in addition to the regular instructional classroom sessions. Internship schedules and locations vary depending on internship assignments but are in the afternoons after classroom instruction.


Thursday, March 8, 2019

Student Applications Available Online

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Deadline to submit program application

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Student & Parent/Guardian Orientation (Mandatory)

Friday, June 14, 2019

Job Readiness Workshop (Mandatory)

Monday, June 17, 2019

First day of the 2019 Summer @ City Hall Program

Monday, July 29, 2019

2019 Summer @ City Hall Graduation

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Youth @ City Council

Current Sophomores or Juniors are invited to apply online for the 2019 Summer @ City Hall (S@CH) program beginning on Thursday, March 8, 2019 with a submission deadline of Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 12:00 pm (noon).  

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 17th through Tuesday, July 30th, 2019.  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.



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