Big Friends (mentors) can be matched with Little Friends (mentees) in four different programs: community-based mentoring, school-based mentoring, Mentor Mom, and South Dakota Youth Hunting Adventures - James River chapter. By offering four different programs, Big Friends and Little Friends are able to select the program that best meets their personal goals.
Explanation of Programs
Children are matched with a mentor who will build a friendship with them while doing activities in the community.
Children are matched with a mentor who will build a friendship in the school setting. They may work on homework, play games, have lunch together, or talk.
Young moms are matched with a mentor mom who will assist with learning essential parenting skills through observation, interaction, friendship, and role modeling.
Youth are matched with a mentor who will build a relationship through outdoor experiences and hunting wildlife, if they desire.