Lunch Buddies at Bolton Elementary
Lunch Buddies is a mentoring program aimed at improving a youth’s social, behavioral, and academic skills by fostering positive relationships with a caring adult.
Program Philosophy and Description
The Lunch Buddies program takes an adult volunteer (ages 18 & up) to work with students providing support, friendship, and positive role modeling. Volunteers will work with a group of students during their lunch hour playing games, conversing, and participating in other recreational and scholastic activities.
Goals of Program
• To establish positive relationships/role models
• Increase academic performance
• Improve self-esteem
• Increase in school pride
• Decrease behavioral merits
• Improve attendance