Startable Pittsburgh is a free eight-week summer program that teaches teens entrepreneurship and maker skills.
Ohio River Consortium
The Ohio River Consortium is a collaborative effort to embed active learning strategies into every student’s learning experience.
Teen Art Cooperative
The Mattress Factory Teen Art Cooperative helps high school students learn real-world skills and develop their own creative practice.
Reimagine Media at WYEP
Reimagine Media is a teen-led program of WYEP centered on media creation and discovery.
The SMALLab Consortium consists of 8 Pittsburgh-area school districts coming together to create software, games, and learning tools.
Teachers Leading Change
Teachers Leading Change is a network of teachers from eight school districts in Allegheny County.
Sisters e S.T.E.A.M
Sisters e S.T.E.A.M. is an inquiry-based hands-on STEAM program designed primarily for African American females and females situated in poverty.
The Lemonade Project helps kids use water quality and lemonade to understand and advocate for the importance of clean water.
Project Zero at Quaker Valley
Project Zero at Quaker Valley is a Pittsburgh-area intiative to implement the practices and principles of Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Project Zero.
Learn & Earn Summer Youth Employment Program
Pittsburgh’s Learn & Earn Summer Youth Employment Program connects young Pittsburghers with paid work experiences to develop their resumes and their skills.
The KRUNK Movement
The KRUNK Movement (Kreating Realistic Urban New-School Knowledge) is a student-led initiative that communicates positive messages to teens and pre-teens.
Girls of Steel
The Girls of Steel is all-girl competitive FIRST robotics team based at Carnegie Mellon University.
Teens 4 Change
Teens 4 Change is a youth-led group that encourages and promotes social justice by funding and empowering other youth-led social justice initiatives.
Young Naturalists is a five-week summer program designed to provide high school students with an opportunity to get outdoors and gain stewardship experience.
Spend a summer learning about cycling and bicycle safety and advocacy with Bike Pittsburgh.
Tinker Squads are teams at the intersection of technology, art and community engagement, where girls build solutions to community issues.
Teens as Teachers
Teens as Teachers lets teens interested in digital media, programming & computer science be the teachers for their peers, designing their own lessons and more.
SocialChange101 is a free online educational resource and youth workshop series for students of social change.
The Digital Corps is a program of The Sprout Fund that activates digital literacy for youth in out-of-school time.
Where at-risk youth can learn about technology and entrepreneurship through meeting the people who have launched their own start-ups in the tech field.
The Virtual Trillium Trail
The Virtual Trillium Trail is a virtual nature exploration program that enhances field trips with further exploration of North American deciduous forests.
A math-based sewing project within the YWCA’s TechGYRLS program that engages girls in grades 6-12 from Homewood, Lincoln, and Larimer.
RiverQuest educates students of all ages with hands-on science learning that develop critical thinking skills and promote awareness of our river ecosystems.