We send low-income students from New York City and the Bay Area to after school and summer programs. We believe everyone deserves to have the same opportunities and choices.
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How it works
1. Pick a program
What are you passionate about? Choose from extracurricular programs in athletics, design, fine arts, science, and technology.
2. Apply for Wishbone
Fill out a brief application with your teacher. We'll ask for your contact info, details about your school, and a program or interest area.
3. Complete the full application
Once you're approved, we'll ask you to complete a longer application on our site — including short essays, a teacher recommendation, and parental consent.
4. Pursue your passion
Share your story on Wishbone.org to get funding and attend the program of your choice.
Find a program
Browse through our programs and see which one interests you the most.
Nike Football Camp at Menlo College
All students, despite prior experience and skill, are welcome to attend the Menlo College General Skills Football Camp. Students are grouped by age, weight and ability as they are guided by through daily drills and scrimmages. ...
High School Saturday & Sunday Live - Spring Semester
<p>If you're in high school and are thinking about what you're going to do next, now is the time to explore some career possibilities before you make the leap to college. And what better way to find out what you...
Hotchkiss Summer Portals: Environmental Science
<b>Environmental Science </b> Students with an avid interest in environmental science can dive deep into the subject with the Hotchkiss Summer Environmental Science Program. This program connects its students with inspiring tea...
Dance in the City
Dance in the City, a ten-day program on the leafy campus of Barnard College in Morningside Heights, is a comprehensive dance program that aims to help students learn about both the theory and the practice of dance. Not a conser...
Hotchkiss Summer Portals: Speech & Debate
<p>The <b>Hotchkiss Summer Debate Portal</b> is ideal for either novice debaters with an interest in learning how to captivate audiences and win arguments, or for experienced debaters and public speakers who wis...
Harvard Secondary School Program - Harvard Summer School
Each summer more than 1,000 high school seniors, juniors, and sophomores come from all over the U.S. and the world to attend the Harvard SSP. During the 7-week term, Harvard Summer School offers a full range of college courses,...
Hotchkiss Summer Portals: High School Vocal Program
<b>High School Vocal Program</b> Talented high school singers with considerable vocal training and sight-singing skills can explore the art of singing in small ensembles this summer with the High School Vocal program. Unlike m...
Colorado Rocky Mountain School High School Scholar Program (HS)2
For five weeks each summer, students live and learn on the campus of the Colorado Rocky Mountain School in Carbondale, Colorado. The rigor and relevance of the courses are designed to help the (HS)2 scholar become a more self-r...
Have a program in mind? We'll just need your contact info and details about your high school to get started.