Coordinating a Collegiate Service-Learning Mentoring Program (FCS9269/FY1242)

Developing a mentoring program at a collegiate-level institution involves a mutually beneficial relationship between college students, who grow in community involvement and understanding, and local elementary and middle school students, who receive academic support. Building a program like C.A.M.P. Gator for an institute of higher learning takes a great deal of planning, communication, and leadership. This 3-page fact sheet discusses the steps required to coordinate such a program. Written by Emily Rickerson, Matthew Ohlson, Kate Fogarty, Muthusami Kumaran, and Dale Pracht , and published by the UF Department of Family Youth and Community Sciences, August 2011. (Photo © C.A.M.P. Gator)