Staff Report

Allan Hancock College now offers five new fun and educational videos as part of its free Bulldog Bound program for local youth in the fifth and sixth grades. The videos allow children, their teachers and parents to watch demonstrations and participate in hands-on activities taught by Hancock faculty. All videos are available on Hancock’s YouTube page free of charge.

“We transitioned these activities from in-person to a video format in the fall of 2020, and are very pleased with the response,” said Bulldog Bound Coordinator Maggie Moreton. “We are very happy that we can continue this program that not only provides local children with engaging learning activities, but also fosters a college-going culture among our elementary school students.”

Children can learn about rocketry and math with the “PI Pups” video, practice stretching and basic dance moves with “Dance Dogs,” solve a Sherlock Holmes-like detective mystery with “Baker Street Bulldogs,” and more.

The Bulldog Bound program fosters a college-going culture among local elementary school children by introducing them to the programs of study and opportunities available at Hancock. Bulldog Bound also helps children and their parents learn more about the Hancock Promise, which guarantees the first year at AHC tuition and fee-free for students who graduate from a high school within the Allan Hancock Joint Community College District.

“The workshops and demonstrations are a great introduction to what we do at Hancock and gives kids a chance to explore their own interests,” said Moreton. “We want these students to see all the possibilities available to them at Hancock.”

For more information on the Bulldog Bound program, visit