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CityLAB Spring Break 2021
Application, Eligibility & Fees 

Please note: This is the application page only for our Spring Break CityLAB program


Step 1: Online Inquiry

  • Fill out and submit Program Inquiry form at right.

Step 2: Introductory Conversation

  • We will contact you to schedule a phone/Zoom learn more about you and answer any questions you may have

Step 3: Application and Tuition

  • Admission for CityLAB Spring Break 2021 is rolling, on a first come- first served  basis.

  • We will run with a minimum of 8 participants and a maximum of 20

  • Application is open on February 22 and closes on March 15

  • Tuition is $425

  • Tuition and a signed contract are due on March 19

The CityLAB Spring Break Program

  • The CityLAB Spring Break Program is a collaboration between the Living City Project and Riverdale Country School.

  • It is for high schoolers and runs from March 29- April 2

  • We meet from 2-4pm each day, with light independent work expected at other times during the week

  • We conclude with a "virtual meal" on the evening of April 2

  • We also produce a "Migration History Cookbook" to capture the work

Program Inquiry

Thanks for submitting!

If you have any questions, please contact us at:

Andrew Meyers:

Tanya Gallo:

Eligibility Criteria

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Access Policy

We commit to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive community. Our program draws participants from neighborhoods throughout the city, country and world, with diverse backgrounds and experiences which include, but are not limited to gender, race, nationality, sexual orientation, disability, and socio-economic background. We establish a loving community that values difference and cultivates empathy, respect and inclusion. All of our activities are handicapped accessible.

Eligibility Criteria

Living City participants should be

  • open-minded, self-aware, and curious

  • able to work and create both independently and in collaboration

  • able to communicate their ideas effectively and appropriately, both verbally and in writing

  • able to care for their personal well-being and health and that of their peers

  • willing to following take responsibility for the program rules and guidelines

  • able to travel and navigate independently and safely

  • prepared to engage with their environment, which may include walking, hiking, canoeing, swimming and biking in various weather conditions

Student Policies

Living City participants will

  • actively engage in the design and implementation of our values, practices and norms

  • be fully transparent and truthful on all Living City forms and in all their work and interactions

  • be conscious and respectful of each other’s cultures, differences and needs

  • not engage in conduct which is detrimental to the best interests of themselves, the Living City community, our partners or the world

  • actively participate in scheduled learning activities to grow intellectually, emotionally and creatively

  • actively participate in their own learning by setting and pursuing individual and collective goals with the support of Living City mentors

  • ask for support and guidance when needed

  • tell a Living City mentor when they encounter a challenge

  • not engage in excessive drinking of alcoholic beverages, or in the abuse of other drugs (except those prescribed by a doctor) while in a Living City program

  • take appropriate intellectual and emotional risks, consonant with their own and others' safety and values

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