COVID-19 vaccine

The vaccine is available to all Philadelphia residents 16 and older! Get an appointment or visit the Convention Center or Esperanza walk-up sites.


Connecting children, teens, and families with summer activities and information.


The City of Philadelphia and partners are committed to providing fun, safe, and enriching activities for children and families this summer.

Staying active, engaged, and safe this summer is important for your child and family’s well-being.

PlayItSafePHL is your guide to this summer’s activities and events. Check back often for updates on:

  • Summer programs.
  • Pools and spraygrounds.
  • Community events.
  • Summer meals.
  • And more!

You can sign up to receive email updates, including summer announcements, from the Office of Children and Families.

Summer program finder

Sign up for fun!

Look for summer programs for children and teens on this interactive map, and learn how to sign up for the program that’s right for your family.

Find a program

Get involved


Last Call: University of Pennsylvania Scholar Success Academy

The University of Pennsylvania Rising Scholar Success Academy (PennRSSA) is a series of free, entirely virtual postsecondary access programs designed to prepare Philadelphia high school students for the pivotal next steps of educational and career pathways in a post-pandemic world.

  • Enrollment deadline:  May 15, 2021
  • Dates and times: Monday, June 28 – Friday, July 30, 2021
  • Eligibility: for rising seniors (will have completed 11th grade this school year). No minimum GPA, test score, or other academic requirement to participate.

Summer programs are hiring!

The City of Philadelphia and partners are now hiring for open positions in summer camps, rec centers, pools, and more. Seasonal positions are a great way to build your resume, earn money, and give back to your community.

Ready to learn more? Check out the listings below to find the right opportunity for you:





  • May
    Youth Job Fair
    1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
    South Philadelphia High School, 2101 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148, USA

    Youth Job Fair

    May 21, 2021
    1:30 pm to 4:00 pm, 3 hours
    South Philadelphia High School, 2101 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148, USA

    Attention youth ages 15-24!See what opportunities employers have to offer you and find out what they arelooking for in an employee.

    TheYouth Job Fair offers an opportunity Philadelphia youth to find employment withlocal businesses who are hiring.


  • Office of Children and Families
  • Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
  • Free Library of Philadelphia
  • School District of Philadelphia
  • Office of Violence Prevention
  • Philadelphia Youth Network
  • Philadelphia Department of Public Health