The Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha provides a variety of activities for our members when school is not in session. Children will meet new friends, have new experiences, a most importantly… have fun! Our goal is to provide a program that is convenient for parents and proves them with peace of mind knowing that their child well cared for. Here are a few samples of programs offered in the area of Health & Life Skills:
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 SMART (Skills Mastery and Resistance Training) Moves program is a nationally acclaimed prevention program originally developed with help from prevention specialists and Clubs around the country. Participants will be exposed to various activities designed to hone their decision-making and critical-thinking skills, as well as learn how to avoid and/or resist alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.
Passport to Manhood
Passport to Manhood promotes and teaches responsibility in Club boys ages 8-12. . Each Club participant receives his own “passport” to underscore the notion that he is on a personal journey of maturation and growth. 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. 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.