Health & Life Skills

Empowering youth to make the right life choices.

Our Health & Life Skills programs encourage our Club kids to make positive decisions that support and nurture their physical and personal wellbeing. From encouraging proper nutrition and staying physically active to developing positive relationships, these programs help our Club kids see the value in making healthy life choices to ensure their future as self-sufficient adults. These programs include:

Healthy Habits is a program for members aged 6 to 15 designed to incorporate healthy living and learning throughout the Club experience, emphasizing good nutrition, exercise and all-round well-being. Healthy Habits is a component of the Triple Play Program.

SMART Moves® (Skills Mastery and Resistance Training) is a nationally acclaimed program that teaches youngsters to resist alcohol, tobacco and other drug use and premature sexual activity. Age appropriate education is provided at every level:  SMART Kids (6 to 9); Start SMART (10 to 12); Stay SMART (13 to 15); SMART leader for older teens.

SMART Girls is a small-group program for girls, aged 8 to 12 and 13 to 17, that helps members build skills for eating right, staying physically fit, getting good health care and developing positive relationships.

Passport to Manhood helps Club members navigate the difficult passage from boyhood to manhood. Designed for youths aged 11 to 14, the program addresses critical issues that young men face including ethics, decision making, wellness, employment and more.