Health and Life Skills
Programs in this area develop young people’s capacity to live successfully as self-sufficient adults.
SMART MOVES PROGRAM
The SMART Moves Program educates Club youth in the areas of alcohol, tobacco, drugs, puberty, reproduction, and the consequences of sexual activity. Youth also learned techniques in decision-making and how to develop positive ways to deal with peer, social, and media pressures.
Smart Girls is a prevention program for young women. It targets girls between the ages of 8 to 17. The program provides age and gender specific information that helps girls acquire skills which are essential to living a healthy lifestyle.
TRIPLE PLAY “HEALTHY HABITS”
Empowering youth to eat right is a generation-changing, life-enhancing program goal, and Triple Play’s nutrition component, called Healthy Habits, covers the power of choice, calories, vitamins and minerals, the food pyramid and appropriate portion size.