These initiatives help youth achieve and maintain healthy, active lifestyles.
NetSmartz NetSmartz teaches Internet safety skills through engaging multimedia activities and offline interaction with Club professionals in three age-appropriate modules: Clicky's Web World (for ages 6 to 7); NetSmartz Rules (for ages 8 to 12); and I-360 (for ages 13 to 18). Topics include personal safety, shopping safety and ethical use of the Internet. BGCA collaborated with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children to develop NetSmartz. Funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs.
S.M.A.R.T. Moves The S.M.A.R.T. Moves (Skills Mastery and Resistance Training) prevention/education program addresses social issues in our society utilizing a team approach. More than simply emphasizing a "Say No" message, the program teaches young people ages 6 to 15 how to say no by involving them in discussion and role-playing, practicing resistance and refusal skills, developing assertiveness, strengthening decision-making skills and analyzing media and peer influence. The ultimate goal: to promote abstinence from substance abuse through the practice of responsible behavior.
S.M.A.R.T. Girls An outgrowth of the popular and effective S.M.A.R.T. Moves program, S.M.A.R.T. Girls is a health, fitness, prevention/education and self-esteem enhancement program for girls ages 8 to 17. The program is designed to encourage healthy attitudes and lifestyles that will enable early adolescent girls to develop to their full potential. Sponsored by Tupperware Brands Corporation.