Fun at Home

Join now. Stay home. Have fun.

Even if you feel healthy, you can still spread COVID-19 to other people who may get very sick. Staying away from others and doing activities at home is the best way to can connect to and care for the community right now.

Thankfully, you can find many ways to stay connected and have fun while you stay home. Scroll down to see what you can do while you join the community against the spread of COVID-19.


Getting Support

COVID-19 has impacted New Yorkers in many different ways. If you need information or support, you can visit our Coronavirus Updates page to learn about:

  • School updates
  • Free food options
  • Applying for cash and benefits
  • Mental health support
  • Resources for LGBTQ+ youth
  • And more

 

Find support

Virtual Activities

Want free access to NBA league pass? How about free practice for the SAT or HSE? Or is a Mario Kart tournament more your speed? Trying to stay fit and want a free subscription to a workout app?

Check out the virtual activities you can do from home below!

Featured this week

Brooklyn Museum First Saturday: Pride

Saturday, June 10th, 6 PM

Celebrate pride and join the Brooklyn Museum for art-making, performance, and music as they gather virtually to share the connective power of art and the vibrant creative community of Brooklyn.

 

Join the celebration

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What Other Teens Are Saying

So many young people in New York have stepped up to protect their communities. Learn why they’ve chosen to contribute and how they’re spending their time.

Meera Dasgupta is a 16-year-old Stuyvesant High School junior and the 2020 New York City Poet Laureate. She has been featured by PBS, Apple, the Apollo Theatre, and more, and participates in many activist groups throughout the city, including Powerplay NYC’s Youth Leadership Council. The YLC is currently focusing on improving the mental health of youth across New York City.


Civic Impact at Home

Change comes in many forms. We can still make a difference even when we can’t be together. Learn how to contribute to the community with service projects you can do at home, sharing your experience during the pandemic, and more.

 

Make a difference from home

Learning at Home

Learning is another way to stay connected and active at home. If you need support with learning from home, these tools can help.

Get an internet-enabled iPad

The Department of Education is lending internet-enabled iPads to students for remote learning. If you haven’t gotten one yet and you need one, fill out this Request Form.

Sharpen your skills

Need some extra practice to master your classes? Want to get a head start on planning for life after high school? Take advantage of these planning and study tools.

 

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