Children's Programs

If you are interested in one of our programs click here to complete our waitlist form. 

Big Buddies Youth Mentoring Program

Big Buddies is a child-centered service program that provides positive college role models for elementary and middle school students. It is a year long commitment of befriending and supporting the Middle and Little Buddies, with active programs full of fun and mentoring.

CHAMPS High School Mentoring Program

The College High school Alliance Mentoring Program and Service (CHAMPS) is a service program that provides high school students with a consistent college role model and friend to help them achieve their goals. It is a year long commitment that can be serious and challenging, yet is always fun and rewarding.

Jasper's Corner Homework Club

Jasper's Corner is a service program providing local elementary through high school students with a homework assistance club. University tutors help younger students understand and improve in a variety of academic subjects.

University Humor Outreach Program (UHOP)

The University Humor Outreach Program teaches life lessons through unscripted performing arts, otherwise known as Improv. UHOP members will help youth and high school students build confidence, develop public speaking skills and grow as individuals in a fun and inviting environment.

Roots and Shoots Youth After School Program 

Jane Goodall's Roots and Shoots is the youth-led community action and learning program of the Jane Goodall Institute. The program was built with the goal of bringing together youth from our community with university students to celebrate the legacy and vision of Dr. Jane Goodall. Roots and Shoots mission is to place the power and responsibility for creating community-based solutions that address conservation, environmental, and humanitarian issues to big challenges in the hands of young people.