K-12 Student Groups
AMA is a student group that tutors bilingual immigrant children in reading, math and other academic subjects. No Spanish knowledge is necessary.
Art in the Afternoon provides art education to students at local elementary schools. Participants teach a variety of art mediums to encourage creativity and high self-esteem.
Bio Sciences Outreach Club engages Audubon Elementary fourth and fifth graders in fun and interesting science experiments. They also discuss current research in a variety of fields.
CCLIM runs an outdoor education program that builds self-esteem and environmental respect in middle school children who may not have had extensive opportunity to experience the natural wonders of Colorado.
COOL Science brings interactive science to local elementary and middle school students in the hopes of sparking interest and excitement in the fields of mathematics, science and technology.
CREATE matches Colorado College students with Mann Middle School girls to engage in creative, imaginative, and experimental activities. The goal is to help the girls find a passion and through this passion build self-confidence. Activities will take place on the Colorado College campus using the College's available resources.
Early Birds is a group of CC students who mentor, tutor and serve as role models for students at Bristol Elementary School from 7 to 8 in the morning.
Ensena gives students the opportunity to teach Spanish elementary school children and share a passion for the language. Ensena works with students from King Elementary.
Kids are Dramatic offers CC students an opportunity to coach, direct, and train local elementary school and middle school children in the theatre arts, with the goal of developing children's social problem solving and social perspective taking skills. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Mighty Math offers math tutoring to struggling students at Horace Mann Middle School weekdays after school.
North Boys Enrichment Program matches CC volunteers with at-risk boys at North Middle School who are struggling to succeed in the school environment.
Public Achievement is a national youth initiative that engages young people in community based civic education and public work. Public work is the difficult process of working with a group of diverse people to solve public problems and make a lasting contribution to our communities and world. The larger goal of the program is to expand notions of politics, democracy and citizenship by empowering CC students as agents of public change. Students in Public Achievement at Colorado College coach small groups of local public school students in the development and implementation of projects designed to promote community wellness and resilience, and acquire valuable civic skills in the process. Community work study positions are available for students who qualify.
Rotaract is a branch of Rotary International formed for the purpose of networking college age students. Rotaract connects students with professionals, performs fundraisers and service projects on a national, international and community level.
Roots and Shoots is part of a national organization that teaches children how to be a positive force for change around issues of the environment. Roots and Shoots works with young students at Taylor Elementary.
Volunteer Action (VA) matches CC role models with 4th and 5th grade students from West and Edison Elementary Schools. They participate in fun, planned activities both on and off the CC Campus.
Writer's Workshop helps middle school students enhance their writing skills with the belief that creativity and writing skills are imperative to a successful future. Writer's Workshop works with students from Holmes Middle School.