Health & Life Skills

Snack & Dinner Program – During the school year, a healthy and nutritious snack is offered each day to members after school. During our summer program, a breakfast and lunch meal is provided each day for members. These programs are supported through the Department of Public Instruction.
Kid’s Garden – This is available to all members and is a partnership with the UW Extension. During the summer, members are given the opportunity to plant and raise a community garden. Many of the vegetables grown are then used in snack and meal programs.

Triple Play Healthy Habits – This program is available to all members. It is designed to enhance healthy lifestyles and provide learning opportunities with proper nutrition habits. Members learn about the food guide pyramid, proper hygiene, and proper eating portions. This program is sponsored by Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Kids in the Kitchen – This program is offered each Friday during the month of March. Junior League of Eau Claire provides volunteers to plan and implement a range of healthy eating and exercise activities for members.
SMART Moves – This program is available to all members. A prevention and education program which addresses drug and alcohol use and encourages abstinence. This program emphasizes responsible behavior and positive decision making skills.
The Amigos – This program is available to boys ages 10-18. The intent of this program is to promote health, fitness, education, and self esteem in a positive way for members participating.
Go Girl Go – A health, fitness, prevention, education and self esteem enhancement program that is available for girls ages 10-18. The program is offered in conjunction with Girl Scouts to provide a variety of experiences and opportunities for female members.