Learn how Academy youth develop scientific literacy and take environmental action in their local communities.
CiS intern Dominique C. aims to be the first in her family to attend college.
Academy youth speak up about racism and environmental justice through the KQED Youth Media Challenge.
Academy teens join forces to document coastal biodiversity.
Vertical rainforests, coral reef dives, an albino alligator: Teens take over Cal Academy for a science night
Academy interns analyze coastal marine data to support plans for a large-scale beach nourishment project.
Youth Programs News
Careers in Science interns join scientists at the inaugural conference of the Citizen Science Association.
Learn how to reach, engage, and connect with young people for your programs.
Academy interns present their original research on marine heat waves at the Fall 2020 AGU conference.
Academy youth design interactive programs for museum visitors, and develop critical social skills.
Watch a video to learn more about the Hoops 4 Kids partnership with CiS
Learn more about the CiS program and its project groups in this feature article.
With Nerds for Nature, the Academy hosted an urban safari for young citizen scientists using iNaturalist.
Gems and minerals aren’t just beautiful— they’re inside your cell phone and critical to your plasma TV!
You thought pterodactyls were dinosaurs, didn't you? In this science parody, the TASC Force will school you.
The Academy provides a variety of out-of-school-time programs for middle and high school-aged youth, with applications opening seasonally.