Designed to incorporate healthy living and active learning in every part of the Club experience, Healthy Habits emphasizes good nutrition, regular physical activity and improving overall well-being. The program, for ages 13 to 18, is the “mind” component of Triple Play: A Game Plan for the Mind, Body and Soul.
Passport to Manhood
Passport to Manhood promotes and teaches responsibility in Club boys ages 13-18. Passport to Manhood consists of 14 sessions, each of which concentrates on a specific aspect of character and maturity through highly interactive activities. Passport to Manhood represents a targeted effort to engage young men in discussions and activities that reinforce positive behavior.
SMART Girls is a small-group health, fitness, prevention/education and self-esteem enhancement program designed to meet the developmental needs of girls. Through dynamic sessions, highly participatory activities, field trips and mentoring opportunities with adult women, Club girls explore their own and societal attitudes and values as they build skills for eating right, staying physically fit, getting good health care and developing positive relationships with peers and adults.
The SMART (Skills Mastery and Resistance Training) Moves program is a prevention and education program that addresses problems such as drug and alcohol use and premature sexual activity. Young people engage in discussion and role-playing, practicing resilience and refusal skills, developing assertiveness, strengthening decision-making skills and analyzing media and peer influence. The ultimate goal is to promote responsible behavior.