Camp ANCHOR (Answering the Needs of Citizens with Handicaps through Organized Recreation) is a comprehensive, year round recreational program that serves children & adults with special needs that reside in the Town of Hempstead.
The Town of Hempstead’s Camp ANCHOR Volunteer Program is very competitive and getting on our wait list is the first step in securing a volunteer position for the summer of 2023.
Please call the ANCHOR Office at (516)431-6946 on January 3, 2023 to be placed on our wait list. Call in begins at 8am. Requests by email are not accepted. You must be 14 years old by July 1, 2023 and you must reside in the Town of Hempstead.
This year, Camp ANCHOR will run from July 5 - August 15. All volunteers must attend a mandatory Volunteer Orientation (TBA). Summer volunteers must attend all 6 weeks. The maximum amount of absences allowed is 2 days.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: STAR Program
Rensselaer Admissions, in collaboration with members of the Black and Latinx communities at Rensselaer, invites academically talented, underrepresented students to participate in the Science, Technology, and Arts at Rensselaer (STAR)
STAR is an opportunity for prospective students to explore our academic offerings, learn about the admissions and financial aid process, and connect with current students involved with our multicultural student organizations.
This year, STAR Program
will be held virtually to allow for a deeper dive into our culturally vibrant institute. This event will begin at 4 p.m. EDT with a Welcome and Academic Overview from Ulysses deArmas, Associate Director of Admissions. Following the Welcome, students will meet with current students to learn about the full student experience at Rensselaer in breakout sessions.
Please register for the event here
If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at [email protected]
Plainedge Public Library - In Person Volunteering
Book Buddies (In person program)
Tuesday, April 13, 2023
9:45 - 10:45 am
Get paired with a child aged 3-8, find a cozy spot in the library, & read a story or two with your new little book buddy to earn 1 hour of community service credit.
Grades 6-12 (Limit 12)
Sunflower Sticker Poster (In person)
May 1 - May 30
For the month of May, earn 1/2 hour of community service when you contribute to a mosaic sticker poster to hang in our YA department. Next, time you're in the library, stop by the reference desk to grab some mosaic square stickers to add to the large coded grid! The result will be a beautiful sunflower.
Young adult services needs high school students in grades 9-12 to volunteer 1/2 hour shifts.
Wednesday evenings 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm and/or Thursday mornings 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Applications are available at the Adult Reference desk.
For every 1/2 hour worked, each volunteer will receive 1 hour of community service.
Georgetown University Pre-College Programs
The course is designed by the renowned and popular Dr. Anthony Clark Arend, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of the Department of Government at Georgetown University and designer of the international law course. Students will dive into international treaties, the role international law plays in wars such as the one in Ukraine, and how laws are designed to protect the world from chaos. If your student is interested in college majors or career paths related to international law, such as attorney, corporate counselor, government official, or diplomat, then this course is a must.
This course allows students to learn how investors create wealth. They will explore the exciting world of fintech and cryptocurrencies, and discover what really happens once a stock is purchased. Students will also analyze a public company, determine its worth, and calculate the price at which the company would make a good investment. If your student is interested in college majors or career paths related to business, consulting, fintech, financial planning, or accounting, then this course is a must.
For more information & to register, please click here
Columbia Business School: Fall Enrichment Programs
The global luxury market is valued at over $316 Billion* and projected to grow. This program gives you an inside look at this dynamic industry. You’ll hear from experts in the field; investment bankers, management consultants, and business analysts who cover retail, automotive, 5-star hospitality, designer apparel, fine jewelry, and more. You’ll explore the strategies used to finance and grow a premium brand, study the target consumer, and see how these businesses are valued from an investor's perspective. No matter where you are on your academic or career path, this program is a must.
Every business wants one thing — a fan base. And nobody does it better than professional sports. Here is a program designed to cover the business side of this exciting world. You’ll hear first-hand from team owners and sports executives. You’ll pick a team and explore program topics through that lens. Study the impact of sports across North America, collective bargaining, how a franchise accrues valuation, and how major stadiums are financed. Examine the shifting demographics of sports fans and see how new technologies are influencing “the game.” If your goal is to work in the sports industry, this program is for you.
For more information & to apply, please click here