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