Shore Corps Internship Program

is a service learning program for students aged 14-19 focused on environmental stewardship and community development. The program serves as a platform for teens to demonstrate leadership skills and inspire other young people in their community.


Environmentor Internship

A science research mentoring program for high school students focused on research along Jamaica Bay and the Rockaway shoreline.


AQUA 101 Summer Program

Aqua 101 is a summer youth day camp program for students 9-13 focused on environmental stewardship and water sports recreation to promote the health, safety and well being of local youth and the natural environment of the Rockaway Peninsula.


First Wave Intergenerational Tech Program

is a collaborative program that engages youth with senior citizens and immigrants, in learning to use technology on a daily basis and be better prepared in times of need.


Rockspot WIFI Stewards

is a new program RWA is hosting to use WIFI technology to connect businesses and community members to a vital network that can be used daily and during times of emergency.


Community Stewardship Days

Volunteer community events bring together people from various schools, community groups and environmental organizations who want to make a difference in their community through clean ups, plantings and environmental workshops to learn more about the natural environment of the Rockaway Peninsula.


Living Classroom Workshops

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Working with scientists, naturalists and environmental leaders, this program challenges students to think about their waterfront backyard as living, breathing eco-system that they can learn from. 


Rockaway Youth Entrepreneurs

is a youth development and employment initiative. Local youth work closely with RWA staff, local business owners, and food entrepreneurs to begin planning and developing a healthy food cart business to operate during the summer. 


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