Children & Youth

Children & Youth

Below is a list of programs in which Eastern students have the opportunity to learn from and contribute to the education and well-being of local youth ages 4 to 18.

You can register for each program here or contact us to set up a meeting with one of our staff. We can help you decide which program is right for you.

Elementary Schools

North Windham Elementary After School Program (Register Here)

M-Th 3:45-5:45: Volunteers at North Windham will assist with homework, arts and crafts, and recreational activities.

Kids, Books, & Athletics at North Windham Elementary School (Register Here)

Th 4:40-5:30: In the Kids Books and Athletics program, college students read interactively with elementary school children to promote literacy. In addition, college students lead structured physical activities to promote physical health .

Windham Center Elementary After School Program (Register Here)

M-Th 3:45-5:45: Volunteers at Windham Center will assist with homework, arts and crafts, play time and will have the opportunity to develop and implement lesson plans for the after-school program.

Natchaug Elementary After School Program (Register Here)

M-Th 3:45-5:45: Volunteers will assist with homework. The volunteers will work as a team in order to develop and implement academic and recreational activities appropriate to the participants’ school level.

Sweeney Elementary After School Program (Register Here)

M-Th 3:15-5:45: Sweeney volunteers would assist with homework, arts and crafts. Volunteers may also play an active role in planning weekly enrichment activities and special events such Parent’s Nights and annual Talent Show.

Charles H. Barrows STEM Magnet After School Program (Register Here)

M-Th 3:15-5:45: Volunteers at the new Barrows STEM Magnet School will assist with homework, arts and crafts, play time and will have the opportunity to develop and implement lesson plans for the after school program.

Middle Schools

Windham Middle School After School Program

Volunteers assist program coordinators and directly assist middle school participants with homework and recreational activities. Schedule TBD.

Windham High School

The Sister to Sister Mentor Program

TBD, 2:30-4:30pm: The Sister to Sister Mentor Program at Windham High School is an after-school program where college female students develop and implement group activities for high school female students. Activities are geared to support self-esteem, academic achievement and the empowerment and leadership of young women.

Brother to Brother Mentor Program

TBD, 2:30-4:30pm: In this after-school program, male college students develop and implement group activities for male high school students.

Journey House

Journey House at Natchaug Hospital is the primary provider of a regional system care for adolescent females with behavioral challenges, substance abuse problems and young women who are enrolled under the Connection Probation Program. Eastern volunteers (females and males) provide innovative activities for the high school females residing in the facility.

Thursdays 4:00-5:00pm: (Register Here)

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