About SNEAKERS

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 


Success stories: