Program Guide

General Health
Program Ages Grades Time/Duration Description
Be A Brain Builder

10-13

5-6 45 Minutes
Youth will learn about the brain and nervous system. They will study various learning styles and be encouraged to...
Incredible Machine

9-12

4-5 90 Minutes
Youth learn about the wonder of the human body from the intricacy of a single cell to the complexity of a body...
Scrubby Bear

4-5

Preschool 45 Minutes
Children will hear from King Wisdom Tooth and TAM (Transparent Anatomical Mannequin), about the importance of...
Kinderhealth

5-7

Kindergarten 60 Minutes
Youth will participate in a lively, fun-filled adventure which teaches the keys to a healthy life. Children...
Happy Healthy Me

6-8

1 60 Minutes
Children will learn to be happy and healthy by viewing the exciting Jungle Jam puppet show. Interactive...
My Sensational Senses

7-9

2 60 Minutes
Emphasis in this program is on the senses of the body. Using fascinating, larger-than-life displays, children will...
Safe and Sound All Around

7-9

2 45 Minutes
Participants will engage in activities displaying the importance of staying aware and attentive when out and about...
Health Adventure

8-10

3 90 Minutes
Children visit with TAM (Transparent Anatomical Mannequin), or Mannequin Man, experiment with parts of the...
Something to Chew On

7-10

2-3 45 Minutes
Teeth are here to stay and be used!  Children will see the use for which teeth are designed and explore how...
Senses Gathering Information

7-10

2-3 45 Minutes
Students will interact with Dr. Byrd E. Brain who struggles to identify the four keys to being healthy. During the...
Circulate & Oxygenate: It's Your Fate

6-12

1-5 45 Minutes
All systems are a go at the McMillen Center! Discover this “heart-throbbing” and “breath-taking...
Bones & Tone: A Moving Experience

6-12

1-5 45 Minutes
This program will have you jumping out of your seats! Come experience this momentous program about the skeletal...
Distracted Driving: Don’t Text and Drive

12-19

7-12 45 Minutes
Cell phones have become a major part of our...
Brush

3-5

Preschool 30 Minutes
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Nutrition and Fitness
Program Ages Grades Time/Duration Description
Fact or Quack

11-15

6-8 45 Minutes
This program will empower students to differentiate between marketing scams and healthy lifestyle choices. Fad...
Balance Your Act

13-19

8-12 45 Minutes
Students learn how to decrease their caloric intake by identifying high fat and highly sweetened foods. Youth will...
Food, Fitness and Fun

9-12

4-5 45 Minutes
This program will challenge students to be fit for life. During the Food Frenzy activity, students will...
BFF: Body Friendly Foods

7-10

2-3 45 Minutes
This program will motivate kids to jump into fitness!  Interactive activities including Plate Pizzazz...
Food to Go

5-8

K-1 45 Minutes
This program is designed for younger students to start looking at healthy food options and good ways to keep...
Drug, Alcohol, and Tobacco Prevention
Program Ages Grades Time/Duration Description
Be Wise Er

6-9

1-2 60 Minutes
Young children will learn about the effects of tobacco and alcohol on the body. The keys to being healthy are...
Drug Free...Way To Be!

9-12

4-5 90 Minutes
Youth will experience how the nervous system works and what effects alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, and inhalants...
Decisions: It's Up to You

11-15

6-8 90 Minutes
Youth will learn about the effects that tobacco, alcohol, marijuana, and methamphetamine have on the human body....
Don't Be the Butt of Tobacco

11-16

6-9 45 Minutes
Youth will experience how the tobacco industry markets directly to them and realize how unglamorous tobacco use...
Tobacco: Coughin' to Coffin

13-19

8-12 45 Minutes
Young people are exposed to subtle marketing of tobacco through product placement in media campaigns. Students...
The News About Booze

13-19

8-12 45 Minutes
Alcohol abuse is a common factor in the three leading causes of death for young people between the ages of 15-24....
Stay Drug Free

9-12

4-5 45 Minutes
Students will learn the facts about alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, and inhalants. A major emphasis will be the...
Informed Decisions

11-15

6-8 45 Minutes
The goal of this program is for students to be enlightened decision makers regarding drugs, so they will make...
Straight Talk: Alcohol

15-19

10-12 45 Minutes
In this class participants will follow the path of a drink through the body, learning both the short and long-term...
Straight Talk: Drugs and Smoking

15-19

10-12 45 Minutes
In this class participants will learn how illegal drugs work in our bodies and the short and long-term effects of...
Social and Emotional Health
Program Ages Grades Time/Duration Description
Stand Against Bullying

12-15

7-8 45 Minutes
Statistics show that 1 out of 5 students have reported that they have been bullied “sometimes” or more...
Beat the Bully

8-11

3-4 60 Minutes
Youth will learn how to stop bullying, avoid being the target of a bully, and how to be an active bystander....
Don't Give Me Any Bull

8-11

3-4 45 Minutes
Youth will learn how to stop bullying, shield themselves from being the target of a bully, and how to be an active...
Hesitate to Intimidate

10-13

5-6 60 Minutes
Youth will learn that each of us has the right to be treated with respect and that each of us has the power to be...
Wired & Routed: Cyber Bullying

11-15

5-8 45 Minutes
This program looks at the new trend of bullying: cyber bullying. As the Net Generation becomes more...
Dating: Avoiding the Danger Zone

12-15

7-8 45 Minutes
Statistics show that of the students currently dating, as many as 59% have experienced physical violence and 96%...
Bullying: Imbalance of Power

14-19

9-12 45 Minutes
This program is designed for students to look at effects of sexual harassment, stereotyping, and bullying within...
Get the Facts: Suicide Prevention

13-15

8 Two 45 Minute Sessions
This program is a two-part series adapted from the evidence-based program, Lifelines. These classes will increase...
Get the Facts: Suicide Prevention - Parent Workshop

Adult

45 Minutes
This program is for the parents of teens receiving our suicide prevention education. This program is designed to...
Sexting & Texting: Safe Social Media

13-17

7-10 45 minutes
Sexting & Texting: Safe Social Media offers students the opportunity to look at what can potentially happen to...
Bully Don’t Bother Me

5-10

K-3 45 Minutes
Using age appropriate video, visual illustrations and role playing students discover how important it is to be a...
Disease Prevention and Early Detection
Program Ages Grades Time/Duration Description
Immune Immobilizer: HIV

8-11

3-4 60 Minutes
Students learn that they can make healthy choices to keep their body healthy. They experience how the immune...
STD's Not for Me

13-19

8-12 45 Minutes
Youth will learn about responsibilities that come with adolescence and are taught the consequences of sexual...
Breast Self Exam

14-19

9-12 45 Minutes
Breast cancer strikes one out of eight women in the United States. Young women will learn about early detection of...
Veto the Virus: HIV

10-13

5-6 45 Minutes
Students see how the immune system keeps us healthy and how HIV weakens the immune system. Stages of HIV infection...
AIDS Ammunition: HIV

12-15

7-8 60 Minutes
Youth receive an overview of the immune system and how it responds to infection. They will also learn how HIV...
Infection Connection: HIV

14-19

9-12 45 Minutes
This program will provide accurate information about HIV so that youth are able to protect themselves from...
Testicular Self-Exam

14-19

9-12 45 Minutes
Testicular cancer is the number one cancer of males ages 15-34. Young men learn about early detection of...
Human Growth and Development
Program Ages Grades Time/Duration Description
Boys: Bodies In Progress

9-13

4-6 90 Minutes
Boys learn about changes that occur in males during puberty. Topics include emotional changes, hygiene, physical...
Girls: Bodies In Progress

9-13

4-6 90 Minutes
Girls learn about changes that occur in females during puberty. Topics include emotional changes, hygiene,...
Every 'Body' Changes: Boys

9-13

4-6 45 Minutes
Youth will learn the physical and emotional changes that occur during puberty. Topics include secondary sexual...
Every 'Body' Changes: Girls

9-13

4-6 45 Minutes
Youth will learn the physical and emotional changes that occur during puberty. Topics include secondary sexual...
Life Begins

10-13

5-6 90 Minutes
Youth learn about the normal physical and emotional changes that occur during puberty so they are prepared for the...
Toward Maturity

11-14

6-7 90 Minutes
Youth will learn about the physical, emotional, and social changes that occur during the journey to adulthood....
Parenting: A Reality Check

13-19

8-12 90 Minutes
Youth will receive a “reality check” concerning the responsibilities of parenting. In today’s...
Respect and Responsibility

12-19

7-12 90 Minutes
Youth will be made aware of the consequences of sexual activity. Students learn the benefits of abstinence as the...
Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese Approved
Program Ages Grades Time/Duration Description
Testicular Self Exam

14-19

9-12 45 Minutes
Testicular cancer is the number one cancer of males ages 15-34. Young men learn about early detection of...
Breast Self Exam

14-19

9-12 45 Minutes
Breast cancer strikes one out of eight women in the United States. Young women will learn about early detection of...
Just for Girls

10-13

5-6 90 Minutes
Girls will learn of the physical and emotional changes that occur in females during puberty. Topics include...
Just for Boys

10-13

5-6 90 Minutes
Boys will learn of the physical and emotional changes that occur in males during puberty. Topics include secondary...
Moving to Maturity

13-15

8 90 Minutes
Youth will participate in an in-depth program that fosters awareness of physical, emotional, and social changes...
Be Free From HIV

11-13

6 45 Minutes
Students act out how the immune system usually keeps us healthy in spite of the virus exposure we have and how HIV...
HIV: Help Intercept the Virus

12-15

7-8 60 Minutes
Youth receive an overview of the immune system and how it responds to infection. HIV infection and modes of...
Terrific T's: HIV

9-12

4-5 60 Minutes
Students learn they can make healthy choices to keep their body healthy. They experience how the immune system...
Beginnings of Life

12-14

7 90 Minutes
A Health Educator will discuss the outward and inward changes involved with puberty as well as conception,...
Infection Connection: HIV

14-19

9-12 45 Minutes
This program will provide accurate information about HIV so youth are able to protect themselves from infection....
Life Skills
Program Ages Grades Time/Duration Description
Life Skills 2 Friend or Foe - Where do they Go?

12-adult

N/A 45-60 Minutes
Friend or Foe – Where Do They Go? 45-60 minutes
Participants are introduced to the idea of...
Life Skills 1 Hygiene

12-adult

N/A 45-60 Minutes
Participants use guessing games, video clips, and interactive role-play to illustrate examples of how and why to...
Girl Scouts
Program Ages Grades Time/Duration Description
Eat Right Stay Healthy

Brownie

60 Minutes
Girls will learn how to make healthy food choices in today’s fast food and snack oriented world. They will...
Senses

Brownie

60 Minutes
Girls will use displays to gain knowledge about how their brain and five senses work together to understand the...
My Body

Brownie

60 Minutes
Girls will learn facts about the amazing human body including information about specific body organs. The brain...
Becoming a Teen

Junior

90 Minutes
Girls, their parents, and leaders learn about the normal changes of puberty for females. Topics include...
Highway to Health

Junior

90 Minutes
Girls will learn to demonstrate some positive ways to handle stress. Choosing to make positive healthy decisions...
Body Talk Program Series
Program Ages Grades Time/Duration Description
Hygiene

Adult

30 Minutes

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Tobacco

Adult

30 Minutes

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Nutrition & Exercise

Adult

30 Minutes
 • Healthy Eating
...
Sexuality

Adult

30 Minutes
 • Appropriate/...