Summer Student Resources & Events

San Jose & Surrounding Areas

Free Teen EVENTS from the San Jose Public Library

Click here to view a full list of TEEN events hosts by the San Jose Public Library from June to August! Sample events include (on various dates and locations):

Teen Lock-ins

Teens: This after-hours event is just for you! Activities will include Cricut and much more! Pre-registration is required and limited to teens who have...

Wii Wednesdays

Get your game on every Wednesday after school in the teen room! Come hang out, meet people, play board games and Wii games, or challenge the librarian to a game of Just Dance! Bring your friends!

Science: Icecream in a Bag!

Learn how to make homemade ice cream in a bag as your library becomes an ice cream lab. Take part in this scrumptious science experiment and observe an...

Science: Electricity and Magnetism

Students are invited to experience the fun of electricity and magnetism with Bob Boschert, also known as Mr. Science. Watch metal globes levitate, watch the...

Science: NorCal Bats

Meet live bats and learn about the importance of bats in the environment and the truth about some of the harmful myths and fears surrounding these unique...

Comedy & Magic

Come and be amazed by Timothy James for a magic show combining a blend of comedy and magic, Timothy James creates a fun,...

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Boys and Girls Club Summer Enrichment Program

June 13 - July 29, 2016

7:30am - 6:00pm (M-F)

Ages 6-18

Reduced/free rates for those who qualify!!summer/c1zzz


Mon-Thur: 10am-4pm


Students in grades 4-8 attend this full-day summer camp, which focuses on both short and long-term academic, social, and emotional development. This year Summer Academy will be held June 29th-July 30th, Monday-Thursday. New members of Summer Academy and the Education Department can register for Summer Academy on May 7th from 1-5 pm in our Learning Center.

For more information, please call 408.916.5067

Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services' (PRNS): Teens - 13 to 17 Years Old

Looking for a positive outlet for your teen? Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services' (PRNS) teen programs focus on helping teenagers navigate the challenges and social pressures of growing up. Our teen centers offer a safe place for teens to socialize as well as take part in field trips, sports leagues, mentoring programs,and volunteer opportunities. Your teenager can also sign up to be a member of our fitness centers or take classes to build their academic, music and art skills.

Sample classes include:

  • Programs and Classes for Teens
  • Leagues, Sports Fields & Gyms
  • Aquatic Activities for Teens
  • Teen Centers
  • Biking and Skating
  • Health and Fitness
  • Teen Leadership and Volunteer Opportunities
  • Therapeutic Recreation Services

More information can be found at:

Scholarships Available

The City of San José’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services’ Citywide Scholarship Program will ensure that qualifying San José residents will have access to participation in department programs,classes, and activities. All requests are subject to available funding and qualifications.Follow the link to view more.