Kinfolx Affirmation Mentoring Program

KAMP

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Mission:

The mission of KAMP is to provide support to students who identify as LGBTQ+.  The program’s focus is to enhance LGBTQ+ students’ overall college experience and allow them the opportunity to connect with LGBTQ+ identified alumnx, faculty, and staff; foster in students skills that will serve them personally and professionally; and cultivate dialogue about their personal lives and being their authentic selves.

 

Goals:

-To foster mentoring relationships between students and faculty/staff/alumnx that offer support, guidance and resources to LGBTQ-identified students at Swarthmore College

-To expose students to the diverse lives of LGBTQ+ members of the Swarthmore College community who have bridged the gap between education and career

- To advance the academic, interpersonal, social, and professional success of Swarthmore College students who identify as LGBTQ+

-To provide helpful resources to students as they explore issues related to identity

-To help connect LGBTQ+ students to the larger LGBTQ+ community, both at Swarthmore College and beyond

-To provide LGBTQ+ faculty, staff, and alumnx an opportunity to further students' development outside of the classroom

How Do I Get Involved?

Sign up for this academic year has closed.  Please contact Nyk Robertson for more information on how to get involved. 

Duration: 

Mentors will work with mentors for an academic year.

 

Timing:

-Mentors and mentees will be paired in the fall and continue to meet throughout the year

-Each month, there will be an optional on-campus meet-up 

Sept. 13th - Mentor Trainings and Mentee Meet-Up

Oct. 27th - Life After College

Nov. 16th - Hobbies , Passions, & Fun

Dec.13th - Support Networks

Feb.15th - Love in All Forms and Deep Connections

Mar.29th - Goals and Aspirations

Apr.26th - Looking forward

 

Who do I contact if I have more questions?

Feel free to contact Nyk Robertson at 610-328-7353 or at nrobert1@swarthmore.edu.