Summer Youth Academy

The Summer Youth Academy at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California is available for students 16 and 17 years old.  The Academy runs from June 18 through July 27 with participants working an average of 2, 4 hour shifts a week.  While participating in the program, students are placed in a variety of departments within the hospital to assist staff.

If you would like to apply for the program, please complete the volunteer Summer Youth Academy Application 2018 and Essay and submit to Volunteer Services Manager, Lillian Nelson at

Deadline for 2018 applications:  April 1 at Noon

Selected applicants will be invited to participate in an interview process. Finalists will be selected from that group. We look forward to receiving your application!  If you have any questions, please contact Volunteer Services at 916-453-2087.


Patient Referral

916-453-2111 (Emergency Referral)
916-453-2395 (fax)

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