Education & Literacy

Big Brothers Big Sisters is a national organization that serves children in your area.
The goal of the John C. Bogle ‘51 Fellows in Civic Service program is to broaden students’ understanding of service and civic engagement and to inspire students to contribute to the common good by learning why to serve, how to serve, and to learn from serving.
Breakout Princeton is a student-driven alternative break program that encourages engagement with domestic social issues through immersion in communities.
Focuses on build­ing long-term, one-on-one mentorship rela­tion­ships between Prince­ton stu­dents (“big sibs”) and Chi­nese adoptees in the New Jer­sey and Philadelphia area (“lit­tle sibs”) by holding sev­eral events on-campus to pro­vide oppor­tu­ni­ties for men­tors and mentees to get to know each other.
CCP helps bridge the gap between high school and college for lower-income students by partnering high school juniors with Princeton freshmen who serve as mentors during their college application process.
Community Action (CA) fosters a welcoming and supportive environment where first-year students connect with their new Princeton family and establish lasting friendships, discover new places and topics, act through meaningful service projects, and have fun!
Community House’s student-driven education programs work with families to close the achievement gap in Princeton by offering support in the areas of academic success and social-emotional literacy for underrepresented area youth.
Community House After School Academy (CHASA) is a student-run program that is held during the week from Monday to Thursday, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, right on campus. The main goal of CHASA is to provide a safe space that fosters learning, community, and recreation for Princeton's middle school community.
CHASE (Community House After School Enrichment) is a Community House project focused on enabling low income, minority, and first generation high school students in the Princeton community to overcome the education gap.
Community House Big Sibs is a student-led mentorship project connecting University students with elementary school students in Princeton Public Schools.
PEEK is a project focused on enriching STEM education at the elementary school and middle school level right here in Princeton, a few minutes from campus.
During the SAT Prep Program volunteers teach Math and English sessions twice a week and also provide one-on-one tutoring to help high school students develop standardized test-taking skills.
STEAM camp offers a hands-on curriculum in science, technology, engineering, the arts and math to students in the Princeton community so that they can enhance their knowledge and skills in the STEAM area while discovering a love for science and the arts.
Crossings encourages middle school students to examine issues surrounding diversity, including culture, ethnicity, race, education, gender identity, and religious beliefs.
ESL El Centro provides free English language classes to adult learners in Trenton, NJ.
The FIRST Robotics project mentors local high school FIRST robotics teams.
Helping students navigate the high school experience and prepare to launch into college, Generation One provides mentoring, academic tutoring, subject-specific study circles, writing workshops, field trips, college tours and other activities.
GetSET is a Student Volunteers Council service project that assists in an after-school program in Trenton, New Jersey.
Health in Princeton Schools (HIPS) is a Pace Center weekly volunteer project that seeks to increase health awareness in local elementary schools by recruiting Princeton University undergraduates to serve as young, relatable role models and mentors.
Building a service-oriented relationship with the autism community with outreach events while educating the campus about autism to promote understanding and service
Princeton Nursery School is a weekly service project with Community House. For information about Princeton Nursery School email house@princeton.edu.
The Prison Electives Project develops and delivers original, semester-long courses at NJ State prisons.
Project Civics is a Pace Center organization which helps to provide a supplementary civics curriculum to students aged 12-15 in Trenton, NJ.
Projects for Peace is an invitation to undergraduates at American colleges and universities in the Davis United World College Scholars Program to design their own grassroots projects for peace t
The Student Volunteers Council (SVC) supports impactful service organizations and empowers student leaders and volunteers of more than 30 regular volunteering projects.
This tutoring group is focused on working with students at Riviera Middle School in Trenton, NJ.
TYO (Trenton Youth Orchestra) is a Trenton-based string orchestra for middle and high school musicians that will be run entirely by Princeton students.
Young Scholars' Institute is a community center in Trenton. Our mission is to connect Princeton students with students in Trenton.
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