A Game Plan for Mind, Body & Soul
This Program is the Boys & Girls Club of America’s first comprehensive health and wellness program in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, strives to improve the overall health of Club Members ages 6-18 by increasing their daily physical activity, teaching them good nutrition and helping them develop healthy relationships.
- The Mind component encourages young people to eat smart through the Healthy Habits program, which covers the power of choice, calories, vitamins and minerals, the food pyramid and appropriate portion size.
- The Body component boots Clubs’ traditional physical activities to a higher level by providing sports and fitness activities for all youth.
- The Soul component helps build positive relationships and cooperation among young people.