Summer Sprouts 2013
June 10th-June 21st
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10am-1pm
June 24th- August 2nd
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10am-2:30pm and
Thursdays from 3pm-8pm
Summer Sprouts 2013 FAQ
SUMMER SPROUTS PROGRAM INFORMATION
When and Where?
Program Dates: June 10th through August 2nd, 2012.
Summer Sprouts Orientation
June10th- June 21st, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10am-1pm (lunch included) at the Garden for the Environment.
Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10am to 2:30pm (lunch included) and every Thursday from 3-8pm. No program will be held on July 4th and July 5th, for Independence Day.
Garden for the Environment is located at 7th and Lawton Street in the Inner Sunset.
June Jordan School for Equity is located at 325 La Grande Ave (at Brazil Street) in the Excelsior. The entrance to the garden is on Brazil Street right where the street dead-ends at McLaren Park.
June Jordan is accessible by the 29 and 54 buses
Garden for the Environment is accessible by the N Judah and J Church trains and the 43, 44, 6 and 7 buses.
What will We Do?
Work in the garden at the June Jordan School for Equity, International Studies Academy, John O’Connell High School, and Aptos Middle School
Harvest, prepare, cook and eat healthy food for lunch every day
Learn about gardening, cooking, where food comes from, healthy eating, and how to take care of the environment in your community
Be creative and make garden art
Play games and get to know new people
Learn to be a leader in your school and at home – teach others about gardening, healthy food and the environment
Celebrate at our Final Day Garden Party on the last day, Friday August 2nd from 12pm- 1pm, and invite your friends and family
What will We Learn?
Healthy Eating – how to read food nutrition labels, how to make healthy food choices, and how to LOVE eating fruits and vegetables!
Environmental Skills – how to grow food and flowers in the garden, how to take care of the environment through gardening, composting, recycling and water conservation with the experts from Garden for the Environment!
Physical Activity – how to stay strong and healthy by working your body in the garden!
Leadership – learn new skills and become a stronger, more confident leader in your school and community.
What do I Have to Do?
Show Commitment – Attend program every day
Have a Positive attitude – Be open to try new things, like working in the garden, cooking and tasting new vegetables and other foods
Participate and Be a Leader – participate in garden, cooking and educational workshops, take initiative in garden work tasks and help to lead group games and activities
Show Responsibility & Respect – take care of the garden and show mutual respect for all youth and adults in the program
Share Community – meet new people and make new friends
Learn – learn new skills and knowledge about gardening, cooking, nutrition, and the environment.
What Should I Bring?
Wear sturdy shoes, long pants, and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty in.
Bring a warm sweatshirt or other warm layer to wear – it can get chilly even in summer!
Sunblock and a hat with a brim.
A water bottle if you want – we will provide water.
I have more Questions!
In the Office: Audrey of Urban Sprouts at (415) 287-0722
During the program, your parent or guardian can reach Summer Sprouts
staff, Raul Hernandez, by cell phone at (415)-602-7299
Applications are DUE May 31, 2013
For More Information and To Apply CLICK HERE
Summer Jobs +
CityBuild Academy began in 2005, in an effort to centralize citywide efforts to develop employment opportunities for San Francisco residents in the construction trades. This program is offered by OEWD in partnership with:
• The Building and Trades Council of San Francisco
CityBuild Academy Pre-apprenticeship Training Program
An intensive, hands-on program that provides San Francisco residents with the foundational knowledge, skills, and support to enter careers in the construction trades and succeed as new apprentices.
Construction Administration Training Program (CATP)
A semester-long course that prepares San Francisco residents for a career in Administration in the back-office of the Construction Industry.
San Francisco Conservation Corps
Do you know anyone between 18-26 years of age? Are they interested in paid job training, obtaining a high school diploma, receiving career services and working as part of a team on landscaping, recycling and community education projects that enhance the environment of San Francisco? If you said yes, then the San Francisco Conservation Corps would like to meet them!
There is no formal referral process for those wanting to apply. Interested persons can visit the office located in upper Fort Mason, Building 102, between 10:30AM-3:30PM. For more information about the San Francisco Conservation Corps and eligibility requirements for all applicants, please CLICK HERE
In addition, the San Francisco Conservation Corps has opportunities for those with an interest in joining our awesome staff! For employment opportunities, please CLICK HERE