Children's Programs

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Big Buddies

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.


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

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


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

Roots and Shoots

Jane Goodall's Roots and Shoots is the youth-led community action and learning program of the Jane Goodall Institute. The program builds on the legacy and vision of Dr. Jane Goodall to place the power and responsibility for creating community-based solutions to big challenges in the hands of the young people.