SALT SUMMER Science Camp

This program is a science-based service learning camp for high school students ages 15-18 interested in being outdoors and learning about their environment.


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.


Shore Corps Summer Program

Shore Corps is a service learning program for high school students 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.


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.


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 Jadel

Jadel participated in her first RWA program as a 7th grader at PS43. Through high school she has been a valuable contributor to our ongoing efforts and today she continues to work with us while she attends Hunter College. Hear more about Jadel's story.