Located near BSC in West End, Urban Kids at Urban Ministry is an after-school program for children ages 8-13. It offers various enrichment activities that encourage academic achievement as well as spiritual and character development. At Urban Kids, students from low-income backgrounds have a safe, structured, and nurturing environment in which to develop educational and social skills.
BSC students can visit Urban Kids Monday-Thursday from 3-6pm, or as a part of extracurricular activities. Volunteers may assist with homework, listen to students read, or help with an art activity. . Students are encouraged to work one-on-one with the same child each week in order to build a lasting relationship. Alternately, you may be available to help with special projects such as field trips to Birmingham-Southern athletic events or art shows, or body-image workshops for female students.