Programs are the core - the "meat and potatoes" of FCCLA. Each of these programs is designed to integrate in to the Family & Consumer Science curriculum. Click on the program title below for more information, project ideas, and resources to help you with them.




Michigan FCCLA Outstanding Chapter Program Information



Michigan FCCLA Oustanding Chapter Application






FCCLA offers national recognition to chapters and individual members who complete projects for National Programs.

This honor includes cash awards up to $1,000 (no cash prize for the Power of One program) and/or special recognition at the National Leadership Conference, online, and on FCCLA Social Media.


  • High School Award - $1,000
  • Middle School Award - $1,000
  • Runner-Up Award - $500




Safe Rides - Save Lives PSA Contest

Empowered by FACTS and sponsored by The National Road Safety Foundation (NRSF), FCCLA is proud to offer the Safe Rides - Save Lives PSA Contest! This initiative is an excellent opportunity for FCCLA members to display their creativity and advocacy as they encourage their peers to make safe choices on the road.


  • First Place: One (1) first-place winning participant (or team) will receive a $3,500 cash prize, and the opportunity to work with an award-winning production team to create their student-developed PSA into a professional PSA. FCCLA and NRSF will use the winning submission in national PSA outreach opportunities.
  • Second Place: One (1) second-place winning participant (or team) will receive a $1,000 cash prize.
  • Third Place: One (1) third-place winning participant (or team) will receive a $500 cash prize.

Entries must be submitted by March 1, 2024, at 11:59 PM ET.

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Complete national FCCLA Program Listing:

career connection


Career Connection

Learn how to link options and skills for success in careers, families and communities. Through individual, cooperative and competitive activities, members discover their strengths, target career goals and initiate a plan for achieving the lifestyle they desire.



Community ServiceCommunity Service

The FCCLA Community Service national peer education program guides students to develop, plan, carry out, and evaluate projects to improve the quality of life in their communities. Through their projects, members experience character development and improve their critical and creative thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation. Youth leaders learn more about themselves, others, and the world so that they can make a difference now and in the future.


Families Acting for Community Traffic Safety

Families Acting for Community Traffic Safety (FACTS)

Basic safety attitudes are formed early in life. Parents teach children powerful lessons--many of them through example. When parents wear safety belts and bicycle helmets, children learn to do so too. Children learn their attitudes about drinking and driving in the family as well. And when you think about it, traffic crashes affect families and communities


Families First

Through the Families First peer education program, members learn to be strong family members.  In the process, they improve families' ability to nurture socially, emotionally, mentally and physically strong, healthy individuals.  These are the types of leaders America needs to address the challenges it faces today and tomorrow.  Stronger families mean stronger communities for all of us.



Financial Fitness

Financial Fitness is a national peer education program that involves teens teaching teens how to make, save and spend money wisely. American teenagers make and spend a tremendous amount of money. Financial Fitness helps teens use their money to get what they want and need.


Power of One

Power of One is a self-directed program. Members set their own goals, work to achieve them and see the results. The skills members learn in Power of One will help them in school, with friends and family, in the future at college or on the job.

STAR Events (Students Taking Action with Recognition)

STAR Events (Students Taking Action with Recognition) are competitive events in which members are recognized for proficiency and achievement in chapter and individual projects, leadership skills and occupational preparation. STAR Events offers individual skill development through the following: Cooperative--teams STAR Events work to accomplish specific goals; individualized--members work alone to accomplish specific goals; and competitive--individual or team performance measured by an established set of criteria.


STOP the Violence

STOP the Violence - Students Taking On Prevention is a comprehensive, national FCCLA peer-to-peer outreach initiative that empowers young people to recognize, report, and reduce the potential for youth violence in their schools and communities.

Student Body

Taking a look at your peers reveals that many teenagers are not physically fit, have poor eating habits and are often bothered by lack of self-esteem. The teen years are an ideal time to establish lifetime health attitudes and habits. Teen-to-teen idea and information exchanges are quite successful in accomplishing changes in attitudes. Student Body gives teens the facts and incentives they need to build a healthy body today and in the future.