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REACH ActivitiesBring your Little to one of our events and have fun with other matches.

Events for Bigs and Littles

Match activities provide free and inexpensive things to do and the opportunity to meet other Bigs and Littles. These structured group events are part of REACH, which incorporates learning and development into a variety of activities that provide a well-rounded experience for our Littles. There are five categories of REACH activities:


Education and Careers

Arts & Culture

Civic Engagement

Health & Fitness


Learn more about REACH

July Match Activities

*Please confirm with your Little and Little's Caregiver that he/she is able to attend and regist

Rain Forest at the Milwaukee County Zoo
Saturday, July 26 from 9:00am-12:00pm
Milwaukee County Zoological Gardens 10001 W. Blue Mound Rd. Milwaukee 53226
Matches will learn in a classroom setting about the Rain Forest. Activities will include learning about animals that live in all layers of the rain forest. There will also be a visit to the Zoo’s special summer exhibit, Butterflies. Light snacks will be provided.  This event is for Littles ages 14 and under.
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Match Anniversary Party
Wednesday,  July 30 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Evolution 233 East Chicago Street Milwaukee, 53202
The Anniversary Party includes awards, games and food. Our party is designed to celebrate long-lasting mentoring relationships. We will have a chance to play ping pong and other games. BBBS holds a Match Anniversary Party every other month. Matches celebrating anniversaries in July and August will attend this party. This event is for all ages.
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August Match Activities

* Please confirm with your little and your little's caregiver that he/she is able to attend and register.


Wednesday, August 6 from 6:00pm-8:00pm

BBBS Office 788 N. Jefferson St. Ste. 600, Milwaukee, 53202

Your match doesn’t always have to be hitting home runs, but Big Brothers Big Sisters can guarantee you get R.B.I.’s! Our Relationship Building Initiative is designed specifically for newer matches who know they can get something more out of their relationship with their mentor/mentee.  Matches will participate in a variety of games and activities designed to build personal confidence and strengthen relationships. This is a great opportunity to share the amazing journey your match has embarked on with others traveling the same road! Dinner will be provided. This event is for all ages.
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BBBS Goes Back to School

Community-based Littles can attend with their family, with their Big or with both and our School-based Littles can attend with their family. Their bigs are welcome to meet at the event!
Please note: We have sent an invite to all of our families and would like you to coordinate with your Little and Little’s family to register.

BBBS Goes Back to School at the Museum

Saturday, August 9 from 10:00am-1:00pm

Milwaukee Public Museum 800 W. Wells St, Milwaukee, 53233

This fun-filled day will include an educational scavenger hunt, a light snack, school supplies for Littles in the program (while supplies last) and the opportunity to spend the afternoon exploring exciting Museum exhibits. This event is for Community-based Littles can attend with their family, with their Big or with both.
Click here to register!

S.T.O.P Back to School BASH

Saturday, August 16 from 11:00am-3:00pm
Helfaer Field in the Miller Park Parking Lot 1 Brewers Way, Milwaukee, 53214

Community partners have come together to ensure that students will be prepared to succeed in the 2014-2015 school year. The Bash is a welcoming environment for our Littles, Bigs OR parents/Guardians. Stations will be set up where students will receive backpacks, books, school supplies, youth center information (after school programming), clothes, shoes, lunch, games, prizes, t-shirts are more! This event is for Littles ages 12 and older.
Click here to register!

Experience a Cruise with the South Shore Yacht Club

Saturday, August 23 from 12:00 p.m. sharp – 3:00pm
South Shore Yacht Club 2300 E. Nock St. Milwaukee, 53207

Matches are invited to experience Lake Michigan in a powered yacht or sailboat. There will be a complimentary cookout following the cruise. This event is for all ages.
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BBBS & Playworks Playground Pandemonium!
Wednesday, August 27 from 6:00 - 7:30pm

Brown Street Academy, 2029 N. 20th St. Milwaukee, 53205
Meet us on the playground at Brown Street Academy for a night of games and activities with other Bigs and Littles from across the city, lead by the Coaches of Playworks WI. All activities are focused on promoting positive social and emotional interaction and development...and so much fun. This event is for Littles ages 6-12.
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