Watch to learn more about our Healthy Lifestyle programs and the Club youth who showed exemplary success in this area.

Helping Young People Make Good Decisions

These programs develop young people’s capacity to engage in positive behaviors to nurture their well-being, set personal goals and grow into self-sufficient adults.

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Our partnership with Santa Cruz County Department of Health teaches children the importance of self care to maximize physical and mental wellbeing. The program provides nutrition classes that include fun-to-eat, easy-to-make recipes for children to share with their families, and teaches about how good foods and physical activity help relieve stress and keep our bodies healthy. 

Triple Play is a comprehensive health and wellness program. It strives to improve the overall health of Club members ages 6-18 by increasing daily physical activity, teaching them about good nutrition and helping them develop healthy relationships.

SMART Moves is a prevention and education program addressing problems such as drug and alcohol use and premature sexual activity.

SMART Girls provides health, fitness, prevention/education and self-esteem enhancement for girls ages 8 to 17.