Big Buddy/Little Buddy relationships provide children in need of a special friend with a caring adult or teen role model. Big Buddies and Little Buddies enjoy spending time together doing special projects, completing homework assignments, reading books and developing a friendship through other fun activities.
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Big Buddy’s Teen Service Unit provides youth ages 11-19 with safe forums and positive relationships that promote life skills and educational opportunities. We are committed to building sustainable, high quality, teen-driven programs that meet the evolving needs of youth in our community.
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Children are exposed to caring adult role models, positive activities and rich learning experiences both in shcool and out of school throughout the year. Elementary Programs have 3 major components: Academic enhancement, art enrichment, and recreational experiences.
Arts & Leadership
The Arts & Leadership program helps teens create a positive culture and helps them understand the opportunities available to them through events like Wordplay and Teens as Leaders.
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We are excited to continue connecting resources and organizations in Old South Baton Rouge to McKinley High School, and to continue exploring ways we can serve the community as a school.
Currently, we are working on building student and faculty run gardens on school grounds, with partnership of CPPEX, to be used as models.