SNEAKERS is a program for girls navigating the challenges and choices of the 8th to 12th grades. The SNEAKERS curriculum provides information on healthy relationships, careers, post-secondary education, nutrition and fitness, and reproductive health and sexuality. SNEAKERS groups meet in school for one hour per week for 26 weeks and engage in five out-of-school enrichment activities.
SNEAKERS is an acronym that stands for:
- S | Self-efficacy
- N | Nurturance
- E | Expectations
- A | Assertiveness
- K | Knowledge
- E | Empowerment
- R | Responsibility
- S | Success
Sample sessions from the curriculum include:
- Where have I been?
- What are my values?
- What is a healthy relationship?
- Communicating how to get what I want
- Understanding effective contraception
- How to achieve my life plan