Health & Life Skills
Life Skills Programs
Money Matters: Make it CountSM curriculum, including $ky, a financial education video game, as part of a suite of financial education resources from the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
The program targets the following three behavior changing goals:
- Budgeting: Maximizing revenue, planning ahead, setting goals and living within one’s means.
-Saving: Investing in one’s own future and leveraging short-term behaviors to inspire life-changing long term outcomes.
- Planning for College: Recognizing post-secondary education as a financially-attainable goal that can have a dramatic impact on increased earning potential.
Money Matters is proudly supported by Wells Fargo
Health & Recreation Programs
Club Fit – Wednesday, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Club members complete an exercise program and learn about healthy living, including making healthy eating decisions. Club Fit is run by two Club staff and utilizes Mayo Clinic and Winona State volunteers.
Girl Scouts – Tuesday, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Club girls of all ages may participate in Girl Scouts while attending Boys & Girls Club of Rochester. Girl Scouts runs group activities to improve self-esteem, form positive relationships, and more! Girl Scouts is run by a Girl Scouts staff member.
All Club members have the opportunity to participate in physical activities in Club's gym with programs planned by Club staff.
Master Gardeners – Monday, 5:15-6:30 p.m.
Master Gardeners teaches Club members gardening skills and smart food choices. Club members have the opportunity to plant a color garden (fruits and vegetables of all different colors) and watch them grow! Master Gardeners is open to members grades K - 3 and is run entirely by volunteers.
Shooting Stars – Thursday, 5-6:30 p.m.
This basketball program focuses on intense skills, drills, and game-like situations.
Health Programs at Club are generously supported by the Medica Foundation.