Organized into 10-week programs throughout the year, the initiatives noted below encompass the primary curriculum carried out by trained personnel across all of Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Mississippi’s Units. These initiatives develop young people’s capacity to engage in positive behaviors that nurture their own well-being, set personal goals, maintain healthy, active lifestyles, and live successfully as self-sufficient adults.
The SMART Moves (Skills Mastery and Resistance Training) prevention/education program addresses problems such as drug and alcohol use and premature sexual activity.
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An outgrowth of the popular and effective SMART Moves program, SMART Girls is a health, fitness, prevention/education, and self-esteem enhancement program for girls ages 8 to 17.
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Passport to Manhood promotes and teaches responsibility while reinforcing positive behavior in male Club members ages 11 to 14.
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This program allows teens to examine their feelings about dating and relationships, while providing guidance on how to achieve safe and healthy relationships.
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Triple Play is a dynamic wellness program that demonstrates how eating right, keeping fit, and forming positive relationships add up to a healthy lifestyle.
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NetSmartz teaches Internet safety skills through engaging multimedia activities and offline interaction with Club professionals.
Funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs.
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Oral health education for youth ages 6 to 15, which celebrates dental health through fun activities found on www.cavityfreezone.com
A program designed with age-appropriate lessons to educate youth about HIV/AIDS.
Act SMART is an HIV/AIDS prevention program designed for Club members ages 6-17. The program features age-appropriate units and activities that focus on health, decision-making and communication skills needed to practice healthy behaviors.