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Big Brothers Big Sisters

Mission Statement

Provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

School-Based Mentoring Programs

Planned, supervised activities included homework help, board games, crafts, sports, snack

Matched with a child in grades 2-6

Schools-choose just one day to mentor

    • School District of Lancaster - Mondays at Carter & MacRea Elementary - 3:15 - 4:45pm
    • School District of Lancaster - Tuesdays at Carter & MacRea Elementary - 3:15 - 4:45pm
    • Elizabethtown School District - Thursdays at Bear Creek School - 3:30 - 5:00pm

 Must commit to one academic year (mid-October to May)

School-Based "Plus" Mentoring Program

Matched with a child in grades 7-8 from the Elizabethtown Area Middle School

Matches meet at the middle school then go to either Elizabethtown College campus or out into the Elizabethtown Community

Activities may include-art projects, sporting events, going to library, having dinner together, taking a walk (some activities provided by agency and some planned by mentor)

Program help on selected Thursdays, 2:45-5:15pm

Must commit to one academic year (mid-October to May) with phone or mail contact over winter and summer breaks

Mentors must have own vehicle, pass a driving history screening check and provide proof of automobile insurance

School-Based "Lunch Buddy" Mentoring Program

Activities include having lunch together and playing outdoor games

Matched with a child in 1st-3rd grade at Mill Road Elementary School in Elizabethtown

Choose just one time frame to mentor

    • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:50am-12:10pm
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:00-12:40pm
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:10-12:50pm

 Must commit to one academic year (mid-October to May) with phone or mail contact over winter and summer breaks

For more information about how to get involved, contact the Center for Community and Civic Engagement

Elizabethtown College