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Urban Ecology Teen Internships

Founded in 2012, Urban Ecology Teen Internship (Urban Eco-Teens) is a year-round paid internship for high school students in which new summer participants attend a rigourous college course at Lehman College, returning participants attend GIS Certificate trainings provided by NYC Parks staff, and both work outdoors with horticulturists and forest restoration staff from Van Cortlandt Park while completing labs and going on great field trips!

In the fall interns are part of the leadership training series where they lead several groups of volunteers in forest restoration.

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School Groups/Field Trips in the Park

Lessons about the world can be learned through research and observations in Van Cortlandt Park. Natural science concepts, American history, physical education and visual and language arts can all be explored.

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No matter the season, there is always something happening in Van Cortlandt Park!.

Click here to see our 2018 Fall Calendar.