Health & Life Skills

These initiatives help youth achieve and maintain healthy, active lifestyles.

SMART Moves (Skills Mastery and Resistance Training) education & prevention program addresses the problems of drug and alcohol use and premature sexual activity. Click here for a short newsletter about a positive (downward) trend in teen pregnancies.

SMART Girls, an outgrowth of SMART Moves, is a health, fitness, education, prevention and self-esteem enhancement program for girls ages 10-15.

Passport to Manhood helps boys ages 11-14 prepare for their journey into responsible manhood. This small group interactive program stresses positive values and responsibility.

Kids in Control is a 15-session safety awareness program to help Club members ages 8-10 develop the personal safety habits and practical skills needed to be safe at the Club, at home and in their neighborhood.

Street SMART is designed to help young people ages 11-13 effectively resist gangs and violence, resolve conflicts and be positive peer helpers in their communities.

Cavity-Free Zone
aims to improve the oral health of Club members ages 6-18.

BGCPDA ~ PO Box 93 ~ Florence, SC 29503 ~ 843-662-1142