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.
Men of Excellence
Men of Excellence 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 manhood through highly interactive activities. . Passport to Manhood represents a targeted effort to engage young men in discussions activities that reinforce positive behavior.
Respectable Ladies 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 nationally acclaimed prevention program originally developed with help from prevention specialists and Clubs around the country. Newly revised in 2011, the program incorporates the latest information and approaches that BGCA has learned about effective prevention. 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, other drugs and premature sexual activity.