Learning Gardens High School Training Program

STEM Work/Internship Teen

During the Learning Gardens Training Program, high school students explore topics including urban gardening, growing food, and biodiversity. Students develop leadership skills and earn high school credit after completing 60 hours of instruction, with the opportunity to participate in a paid summer internship with City Parks Foundation.


  • Cost: Free
  • Who: High school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors
  • When: 60 hours between February and June, 2020
  • Where: In one of City Parks Foundation’s learning gardens, located in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens
  • Websitecityparksfoundation.org

How to Apply

To participate in the Learning Gardens program, apply online. While the City Parks Foundation website doesn’t specify a deadline, it’s best to apply as soon as you can.

Note: If you don’t see your high school listed on the application drop-down menu, please email ghayes@cityparksfoundation.org.