CHALLENGER FOOTBALL, BASKETBALL, & CHEER
What Is It?: An adaptive program for those with a variety of medical, developmental, and intellectual challenges, where all can participate in sports, aided by Buddies, in an inclusive, safe, and protected environment.
Help Needed: Buddies help their challenged partners, enabling them to participate in football, basketball, or cheer. Other volunteers may help with check-in or with other tasks.
Minimum Age to Volunteer: Volunteers must be in high school.
BE A FOOTBALL / BASKETBALL / CHEER BUDDY
A Buddy’s job is simply to be a friend, engage the participant in conversation, if possible; help him/her participate in the sport; help keep his/her attention on the game; and make sure that the players are safe.