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About the Program

About the Program 

In its seventh year, Collegetown Underground is a focused, immersive opportunity for college students to explore the Baltimore area outside the classroom. Just 30 students are selected to participate and in four days, you will deepen your connection with the inspiring community where you live and study.


Program Schedule

Day One: Orientation
exploring self-identity, team building, and learning about the area of focus

Day Two: Education
listening to and engaging with community organizations

Day Three: Action
volunteering with community organizations

Day Four: Reflection
staying in action and becoming an advocate

Program Goals

By participating in Collegetown Underground, students will be able to:

  • Understand the perspective of others
  • Understand issues in Baltimore and develop an appreciation for Baltimore and those issues
  • Understand the reciprocal nature of service
  • Understand how to use their skills to create positive social change in their communities
  • Integrate authentically with community agencies


If accepted there is a $100 cost to cover meals and lodging. If you have concerns about the program cost, please contact Molly Hayeslip at

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