General BCCP posts
BCCP is happy to announce that we will be forming a Mouse Squad this Winter at BCAL. BCCP students who are interested to learn more about hardware, software and customer support should apply for this paid internship. Adults with experience in teaching young people more about computers should contact: Steve@thebccp.org Please see the job post below.
Across BCCP’s many sites, youth have been busy setting new goals for the year, planting daffodil bulbs Paul Robeson HS/Academy for Health Careers As part of our kick-off to the new BCCP year at Paul Robeson High School/Academy for Health Careers, students identified personal goals and began to envision the steps they would need to take to achieve these goals. Brooklyn College Arts Lab It’s My Park Day 2013!
NYTimes: Freebies for the Rich – Why are colleges giving away money to rich kids who don’t need it? They might value their rankings more than the economy. New York Times by Catherine Rampell $6 Can Make a Difference - In an era when sticker price at some colleges tops $60,000, it may seem odd to think that $6 could make a difference in students’ decisions about the institutions ...
INTERNSHIPS/APPRENTICE PROGRAMS Brooklyn Museum Apprentice Program Program/event dates: November-August Program/event times: Description: Teens interested in learning about art, art history, museum education, and teaching are encouraged to apply for a paid internship with the Museum Apprentice Program. Museum Apprentices meet with curators and education staff throughout the school year to develop educational tours in preparation for leading day-camp groups in the summer.
1) What is your happiest/fondest memory? One of my fondest memories would have to be when I was working on this project at BCAL (Brooklyn College Art Lab) with friends. We were doing a video project on conflict resolution and we were demonstrating solutions on video. It was a fun project because me and my friends had no acting skills, yet we made a fairly decent video.
September 26th, 2013
Repping Hive Learning NYC, BCCP was in good company at this year’s annual World Maker Faire hosted at The New York Hall of Science this past weekend. BCCP @ New Utrecht’s Isabel Moros-Rigau brought a suitcase full of over sixty stuffed animals and an army of needles and thread to revive some old worn out stuffed friends. With no time to set up, our table was swarmed ...
LOOK at us at 291, making music (and a video!) on the last day of activities….”CHURCH MUSIC!!!” (wink-wink God of Sound!)
June 13th, 2013
BCCP is pleased to announce the 2012-13 recipients of the Third Annual Rene Peñaloza Galván Award. This award is given out each year to commemorate the spirit of our friend and colleague, filmmaker and musician, mentor and teaching artist, Rene Peñaloza. It is graciously sponsored by Rene’s parent, Edilberto and Guadalupe Peñaloza. Olga Sanchez, a senior from Bushwick campus was awarded $1000 toward her tuition at CUNY in the Fall ...
This years BCCP Family Day Picnic proved to be one of our best yet! Students and staff from near and far met up at Prospect Park last Thursday afternoon to grill and play. I.S. 291 arrived with a colorful array of water balloons and super soakers that they weren’t shy to use. Allan, Steve, and Nguyen served as the grill masters of the day; cooking up delicious dishes of BBQ’d food items ...
June 3rd, 2013
The creative energy at this years BCCP Arts Festival was infectious! Beyond the amazing host of performances, there were incredible youth video and art pieces on display throughout the space, as well as our first ever interactive photobooth with hand-made masks by young artists. In case you missed the event, or if you just want to relive the whole experience, visit the BCCP flickr or media captured under the ...