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. 


Environmentor Internship

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


Shore Corps Program

Shore Corps is a service learning program for high school students focused on environmental stewardship and community development.


SALT SUMMER Science Camp

This program is a STEM science camp for high school students interested in being outdoors, learning about science and STEM related fields.  


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.


Community/Volunteer Stewardship Events

Community stewardship events bring together people from various schools, community groups and environmental organizations, for those who want to make a difference in their community and learn more about the natural environs of the Rockaway Peninsula.


RISE Health/Exercise Classes

Rockaway Waterfront Alliance works with various community groups and local professionals to offer community programs and classes for local residents at the RISE Center.


Success Stories:

Meet Gale

Gale is the parent of two elementary school children who have taken part in the RWA Aqua 101 Summer Program for three consecutive years. Gale has seen a real impact on her children's lives through RWA programs. Hear more about Gale's story.