Project Teen Health (PTH) is a health and wellness program with a mission to reduce and prevent adolescent obesity through research-supported, innovative, culturally sensitive and youth-driven programs.
Project Teen Health currently serves youth attending the following schools:
- Arroyo Grande High School
- Nipomo High School
- Paso Robles High School
- Santa Maria High School
Program services include:
Health Coaching: Students meet one-on-one with Health Coaches who educate, inspire, and guide students towards achieving their health and wellness goals. Topics include: understanding food labels, meal planning, fitness programming, overcoming obstacles, goal setting, time management, healthy coping skills, and more!
After-school Fitness Program: PTH Health Coaches and community fitness experts lead a variety of fitness classes providing participants the opportunity to discover their niche for fitness in a supportive, non-competitive and fun environment. Classes include weight training, yoga, Zumba, and more. Fitness programs take places on-campus or at nearby fitness studios.
Project Teen Health Club: Student-organized club that promotes nutrition and physical activity on-campus and in their community. Members learn up to date information about health and fitness, participate in wellness events and trainings, and lead health initiatives.
Health and Fitness Fair: The annual Health and Fitness Fair provides an opportunity for students to interact with dozens of community organizations promoting healthier lifestyles.
Fitness Leader Training: Participants attend a weekend workshop to become youth personal trainers, peer nutrition educators, and fitness leaders. Youth gain leadership skills, positively influence their peers, and support a culture of fitness at their school and in their community.
For more information, please call (805) 544-2484 x713
Community Health Centers of the Central Coast has generously funded Project Teen Health since 2007