Great Futures Start Here

The SMART Girls program helps to develop healthy lifetyles.

This program, for girls ages 8 to 12 and 13 to 17, was designed to give girls the skills necessary for a healthy lifestyle with positive morals and values.

Through this program, girls are taught to:
  • understand the physical, emotional and social changes they experience.
  • develop lifelong nutrition habits, based on needs specific to females.
  • adopt healthy exercise routines through leisure and physical activities.
  • learn how to access the health care system in their community.
  • develop and enhance important female relationships.
  • give them communication skills for building cooperative relationships by recognizing and avoiding abusive behavior.