C.A.M.P. Aggie Mentors Surprise Students With Bicycle Donations

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Treasure Forest Elementary students in Houston received some unexpected gifts from C.A.M.P. (Caring Aggies Mentoring Program) Aggie mentors: 26 shiny new bicycles and a lesson in the power of living your values.


C.A.M.P. is a mentoring program through the Houston A&M Club, a Texas A&M University alumni group.

For Principal Celeste Barretto, the impact of the C.A.M.P. mentoring program at her school is obvious – the program’s motto of selfless giving is benefiting school culture and outcomes for kids. “I am excited to have the mentors here. They’ve offered programming support and new bicycles for the kids,” Barretto said during the bike distribution.

“We nurture our mentees from third-grade all the way to college,” said Freddie Wong, co-founder of the mentoring program. “We help create experiences that build connections and open doors to opportunities for students. Part of that is living our C.A.M.P. values of selfless giving.”

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