This core area develops young people’s capacity to engage in positive behaviors that nurture their own well-being, set personal goals and live successfully as self-sufficient adults.

 

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SMART Moves

Skills Mastery and Resistance Training Moves is a dynamic, nationally acclaimed primary prevention program to assist young people in resisting alcohol and other gateway drugs, as well as premature sexual activity.

 

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SMART Girls

SMART Girls is a small group program that enhances girls’ physical and emotional well-being and increases their self-esteem. Through dynamic sessions, highly participatory activities, field trips and mentoring opportunities with adult women, Club girls explore their own and societal attitudes and values.

 

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Passport to Manhood

Passport to Manhood promotes and teaches responsibility for Club boys.  The program consists of 14 sessions, each of which concentrates on a specific aspect of manhood through highly interactive activities.

 

Positive Sprouts / sponsored by SC Fuel

The Positive Sprouts gardening program is a comprehensive community gardening initiative, which strives to improve children’s habits of health and nutrition through the process of growing food for themselves. The Positive Sprouts curriculum teaches youth about nutrition, gardening practices and cooking from the garden.