What is Project Youth?
This event is on March 29th, 2024. If you are interested in helping lead the event, please contact one of the program directors!
Volunteers inspire fifth and sixth-grade students from Title I schools to achieve a higher education by giving them a glimpse of campus life. At this annual event, volunteers lead these young students on a campus tour and to breakout sessions that teach them about some of the amazing opportunities for learning ahead of them. Then, all of the students and volunteers will gather together for a "Power Rally," which is a high-energy, closing assembly. Our event for this coming school year is scheduled for March 29, 2024.
How do I get involved?
If you are interested in planning the event, please apply to be a Program Director for Project Youth at this link. Time commitment is flexible! Contact the current program directors by phone or email email@example.com with any questions.
If your school is interested in attending the event, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org about openings for the coming year.
Event planning happens throughout Fall and Winter semesters. A few volunteers involved in planning commit 1-3 hours weekly during Fall and Winter semesters at any time during the week.
Volunteer group leaders will need to attend a one hour training and have availability during the day of the event from 8:00 a.m-12:20 p.m. We need lots of group leaders--invite a friend to volunteer with you!
Please complete this mandatory 25 minute Minor Protection Training before you begin working with the children.
Group leader training will be held the week before the event.
Project Youth helped me connect with my community in an unexpected way. I was able to make connections with 5th and 6th graders which reminded me of the happiness I had in elementary school. They brought a spirit of joy and excitement with them and I was blessed to work with the wonderful students and teachers.
Serving with Project Youth was such a fun way to become more involved with the community. Seeing the children we served with so excited to learn about college gave me deeper sense of gratitude for all the blessings I experience as a BYU student. I hope I can continue passing it on!
It was so fun to be able to look at campus through the eyes of a child! The kids' energy is contagious and they are so funny! After showing them around, I was inspired to more fully take advantage of all the privileges and resources we have here at BYU.