A grant from the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas helps young girls with self-esteem. SMART Girls offers young women ages 8 to 17 guidance toward healthy attitudes and lifestyles. The program encourages young women to reach their full potential by having a healthy attitude, self image, and lifestyle. Through a series dynamic sessions, group activities, field trips and mentoring opportunities with adult women, Boys & Girls Club of Benton County girls enjoy opportunities to build skills for eating right, staying physically fit, and learning the importance of good health care. In the program participants develop confidence in and acceptance of who they are and learn how to develop positive relationships with others. The Boys & Girls Club of Benton County is proud to have the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas as a partner. The grant funds will enable expanded classes, serving more girls and activities such as a girls retreat which would otherwise not be possible.
of our club members report finding valuable adult connections at the club.