Business Entrepreneurs Class
Teaches middle-school-aged girls business skills and introduces them to the process of product development. Students will learn practical knowledge of business start-up, budgeting, research and development, and the like, as well as the importance of teamwork, problem solving, conflict resolution and leadership skills.
|Choices for Careers & Life Planning|
Increases girls' overall understanding of the correlation between today's choices and tomorrow's consequences. Through this curriculum, girls will learn how to make healthy choice that will positively impact their future.
|Culture & Heritage|
Offers experiences that allow girls to discover their heritage, explore peaceful conflict resolution techniques, understand cultural awareness and sensitivity, and promote caring, honesty, and tolerance. These characteristics will help today's children grow into the self-assured women of tomorrow.
|Girls Alternative Program for Success|
Just for Girls offers an alternative education program, located at the Palmetto center, for at-risk students who have trouble functioning in a traditional school setting. This middle school program focuses on academic skills, and career awareness. Professional teachers and counselors also lead group counseling sessions and prevention education concerning; substance abuse, coping with dysfunctional families, teenage pregnancy prevention, health and sexuality. Individual counseling is available to meet special concerns such as running away or suicide.
|Health & Nutrition|
Teaches girls ages 9-12 about the importance of nutrition, physical fitness, reproductive health, the dangers of substance abuse, and the recognition that each individual is responsible for her own health.
Helps children and their parents prevent child-directed sexual abuse through a combination of awareness building and skills training in how to avoid potentially dangerous situations and how to obtain help in actual cases.
|Parent and Peer Solutions|
Provides parent support and education with peer counseling to teach and encourage prevention of A.I.D.S., pregnancy, school dropout, and drug and alcohol abuse.
|Preventing Teenage Pregnancy|
Motivates girls to avoid early pregnancy through a comprehensive program that integrates life planning with sexuality education.
|REAP (Reiliency, Education and Prevention Program)|
Focusing on the prevention of drug, alcohol, and tobacco use as well as violence/gang activity and teen pregnancy, this couse teaches girls in the age-appropriate classes the importance of healthy living, positive self-esteem, and the impact that today's decisions can have on the rest of their lives.
|Sports & Recreation|
Builds girls' competitive spirit, team playing skills, leadership ability, and knowledge of the benefits of fitness through participation in traditional and nontraditional sports.
Offers remedial academic help to girls during after school, full day and summer programs. Professional tutors work with groups of girls or individuals who need extra attention in math, English, computer learning and other subjects. Tutors track progress and reward students for success.