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.
Arts & Humanities
Bogle Fellows in Civic Service
Breakout Princeton is a student-driven alternative break program that encourages engagement with domestic social issues through immersion in communities.
City Step exposes elementary school students in Trenton to the performing arts in order to provide a creative outlet during the school day, build self-confidence, and foster mutual understanding and collaboration.
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!
LEAP (Learning Enrichment in the Arts Program) is a Student Volunteers Council service project focused on bringing arts education to children ages 5-12 in Trenton, NJ.
Music is Medicine
Music is Medicine is a group on campus focused on bringing music to the ill and elderly. Our local chapter aims to bring the music of student Princetonians to local assisted living homes, nursing homes, and hospitals. In the past year, we worked with Brookdale Senior Living and Brandywine Senior Living.
Princeton Clay Project
The Princeton Clay Project is focused on bringing awareness to the global refugee situation. Currently the Clay Project is working to fundraise to create higher-education scholarships to send Syrian refugees living in Za'atari Refugee Camp to university in Jordan through the Amal Foundation. This is achieved by having campus-wide events that are aimed at sparking dialogue and awareness on the refugee crisis in addition to fundraising. There are also volunteer opportunities wih local refugee resettlement organizations.
Princeton Music Outreach
Princeton Music Outreach brings together musicians from Princeton with local nursing homes, assisted living homes, and hospice communities. We strive to make a difference through music, which has a great power to help people relax, love, and enjoy their lives.
Projects for Peace
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 that they themselves will implement in the summer.
Trenton Youth Orchestra
TYO is a Trenton-based string orchestra for middle and high school musicians, where Princeton students help to provide young musicians with an opportunity to cultivate their musical knowledge.