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Service Groups

Academic Success Today

Academic Success Today seeks to foster strong interpersonal relationships between Princeton students and their mentees, through tutoring, relationship-building, and academic guidance.

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters is a national organization that serves children in your area. When you become a Big, you become a friend and mentor--the focus is on the relationship.

Black Organization for Leadership Development (B.O.L.D)

The Black Organization for Leadership Development program seeks to support high-achieving black youth through workshops and events designed to provide leadership development skills that will help enhance their high school experience and prepare them for college.  

Camp Kesem Princeton

Camp Kesem is a nationwide community, driven by passionate college student leaders, that supports children through and beyond their parent’s cancer.

CityStep

This Student Volunteers Council project is not active for Fall 2020. 

Community House After School Enrichment

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 After School Program

Community House After School Academy (CHASA) is a middle school program where students participate in daily workshops designed to help them build and improve their academic skill in language arts, math, writing and science.

Community House Big Sibs

Community House Big Sibs is a mentorship project connecting Princeton University students with elementary students from the Princeton Public Schools. Mentors build long-term relationships with individual students and help foster academic, social and emotional growth.

Community House Preschool Program

The Preschool Program addresses early childhood literacy by helping preschoolers with school-readiness skills in preparation for kindergarten.

Community House Princeton Engineering Education for Kids (PEEK)

Through PEEK, undergraduate students visit elementary school classrooms and teach children basic principles of engineering using LEGO robotics kits.

Community House SAT Prep

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.

Community Link

Partnering with Latinos en Progreso of Princeton Public Schools, this mentorship initiative connects Princeton University students with youth participants in the Latinos en Progreso afterschool program hosted at the Panell Learning Center.

Community Walk

Community walk is a community building project aimed at empowering University students to discover and share the greater Princeton community’s rich history.

Crossings

Crossings encourages middle school students to examine issues surrounding diversity, including culture, ethnicity, race, education, gender identity, and religious beliefs.

ESL El Centro

ESL El Centro provides free English language classes to adult learners in Trenton, NJ as well as on Princeton's campus.

Generation One

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.

Generation Speak

Generation Speak is a student group dedicated to building meaningful, consistent relationships between Princeton student volunteers, area youth and senior residents living independently at the Elm Court and Harriet Bryan House facilities of Princeton Community Housing.

Health In Princeton Schools

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.

Homefront Tutoring and College Prep

HomeFront serves families who are experiencing serious economic hardship as part of their mission to end homelessness in Central New Jersey.

In Circus of Humanity

In Circus of Humanity is dedicated to building a close relationship between Princeton University and the Trenton Circus Squad through tutoring, mentoring, and a collaborative sharing of circus-related skills.

LEAP

This Student Volunteers Council project is not active for Fall 2020. 

Let's Get Ready

This Student Volunteers Council project is not active for Fall 2020. 

MathReach

This Student Volunteers Council project is not active for Fall 2020. 

Princeton Nursery School

Princeton Nursery School is a weekly service project with Community House. For information about Princeton Nursery School email house@princeton.edu.

Princeton University Girl Up

Princeton Girl Up serves girls in both the surrounding community through fairs and school presentations, as well as girls internationally through donations.

Princeton Youth Enrichment

Princeton Youth Enrichment (PYE) aims to overcome the disparity in the professional opportunities provided to high school students from low socio-economic backgrounds. We connect students to Princeton undergraduates through mentorship and guidance on real-world situations.

Special Olympics Rowing

We are a Student Volunteers Council (SVC) service project and Special Olympic program that serves adults with disabilities in the Princeton area. We train adult athletes in boats and on indoor rowing machines during a normal school year, and there is a large end of the year competition that we all compete in during the month of March.

Special Olympics Skating

This Student Volunteers Council project is not active for Fall 2020.

Special Olympics Swimming

This Student Volunteers Council project is not active for Fall 2020. 

SPLASH

Princeton Splash is an organization focused on spreading enthusiasm for learning.

Students for Prison Education, Abolition and Reform (SPEAR)

Students for Prison Education, Abolition, & Reform (SPEAR) is a student-run advocacy group at Princeton University that seeks to agitate, advocate, and educate against mass incarceration.

Young Scholars Institute

Young Scholars' Institute is a community center in Trenton where Princeton students can volunteer to provide one-on-one tutoring for students in after-school programs.

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