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  • Writer's pictureNoah Lattanzi

Summer Programs Return to Sunrise!!

Updated: Mar 2, 2022

Summer is right around the corner! We are excited to announce the return of Sunrise Summer programs for Philadelphia youth K-12th grade and beyond! Visit our programs page for all the details on what to expect and how to enroll.

Please note: We are still in the process of finalizing exact details including dates and program locations. Details are subject to change. Stay tuned to the website and our social media for the latest updates and announcements.

PYN WorkReady Programs -

Youth 6th-12th grade (must be at least 12 years old by May 15th) are invited to join us for WorkReady @ Sunrise - a paid opportunity designed to expose young professionals to real-world job experiences and career readiness curriculum. We will

offer 2 WorkReady program tracks this summer - these programs will run for 6 weeks (July - August) and will take place Monday - Friday at local Philadelphia Schools and at worksites around the city. While final locations are still subject to change, Sunrise is aiming to host these programs at Science Leadership Academy Middle School (SLAMS), Stanton Elementary, Souhwark School, and South Philly High School.

Early Program (Incentive-Based):

Based 100% in the classroom, this opportunity offers hands-on activities and learning sessions focused on exploring future career opportunities, and career pathways. Students enrolled in this program can earn cash incentive payments up to $1,000 pending completion of certain career readiness benchmarks and milestone assignments. This program is targeted to youth in 6th-8th grade.

Intermediate Program (Wage-Based):

Designed for older students, this program track combines classroom learning with direct work experience at various worksites around the city of Philadelphia. Students will spend 16 -18 hours per week at their worksites located at local area businesses and partner organizations, and receive 2-4 weekly hours of professional development. Youth are compensated at $11/hour for up to 120 hours, totaling up to $1,300 before taxes!

To learn more and sign up for either of these opportunities visit our programs page -

Sunrise Summer Camp Returns!!

This summer, Sunrise will offer free summer camp programs for students in K-5th grade! Join us at one of multiple program sites, Monday through Friday, for a family oriented atmosphere full of awesome activities, enrichment opportunities, recreation time and more!

Though final locations are not yet confirmed, Sunrise is targeting Edwin M Stanton and Southwark School as initial program sites. Please stay tuned to our programs page and social media for the latest details and announcements.

PLEASE NOTE: We are in the process of gathering feedback from parents - fill out a survey and let us know about your summer needs so that we can provide the best experience possible!Your feedback may result in additions to the summer locations listed above.

If you have any questions or would like to get in touch with us get in touch with us!

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