The Our Whole Lives (OWL) program helps participants make informed, responsible decisions about sexual health & behavior (UUA OWL page). Limit 25 participants; preference to UUCD families.

Sign-up Deadlines:

for Elementary OWL (grades 5 & 6) it’s Sept 8.

for Jr. High OWL (grades 7-9) it’s Sept 15.

Register: https://onrealm.org/uudavisca/Account/Register

Then, search under “Events,” choose the OWL for your age group, and follow the prompts.

Questions & assistance: re@uudavis.org


Elementary OWL: Grades 5 & 6

All sessions are from 9:30 am – 10:45 am in the Bridgehouse, unless otherwise noted. 

Calendar was created in consideration of school programming and federal holidays to help families prioritize family-time while committing to the OWL program.

Cost is $25 for members and $50 for non-members. (code: UUCD Member)

Payments may be made by check (Made out to UUCD, Memo: OWL), cash, or card.

Non-members may register at: onrealm.org/uudavisca

Sessions are as follows:

September 8 – Parent/Child Orientation

September 15

September 22

September 29

October 6 – Values, Sexuality, and Relationships

October 13 – Puberty: Physical and Emotional Changes

Parent Session (Senghas Room) – gender identity, sexual orientation, relationships and the media

October 20 – Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, Stereotypes

October 27 – Lovemaking and Reproduction

Parent Session (Senghas Room) – teachable moments, parenting discussion

November 3 – Health and Safety

November 10 – Communication

November 17 – Decision Making – Closing session with youth, parents, and facilitators

November 25-29 Thanksgiving Break for all schools


Jr. High OWL: Grades 7 & 8

All sessions are from 10:45 am – 12:45 pm, unless otherwise noted. 

Youth Sessions meet in the Cottage. Parent Sessions are held in the Senghas Room.

This calendar was created in consideration of school programming and federal holidays to help families prioritize family-time while committing to the OWL program.

Cost is $250 for members and $350 for non-members. (code: UUCD MEMBER)

Payments may be made by check (Made out to UUCD, Memo: OWL), cash, or card.

Non-members may register at: onrealm.org/uudavisca

Sessions are as follows:

August 24 (Saturday) – 9:30-11:30 AM – Parent Orientation

Introduction to materials, calendar, Q&A with facilitators

Make-up Session NEW DATE: Tuesday, Sept 10th, 7-9pm, Senghas Room

REGISTER by SEPT 15!

September 15 – What is Sexuality? Introductions and retreat details

September 29 – Examining values

Parent Session 1 (Senghas Room)

October 12-13 – (Sat. 12pm – Sun. 12:45) – OWL Kick-Off Retreat

Bouncing and Pizza at Davis Diamonds Gymnastics 6-8pm

  • The Language of Sexuality
  • Personal concerns about Puberty
  • Anatomy and Physiology, Anatomy Slides (Sun. 10:45)

October 27 – Body Image

Parent Session 2 (Senghas Room)

 November 3 – (Daylight savings begins) – Gender Identity

November 17 – Gender Expression, Roles, and Stereotypes

December 1 – Sexual Orientation

December 15 – Gender identities and Sexual orientation panel + lunch served

January 12 – Healthy Relationships

Parent Session 3 (Senghas Room)

January 26 – Relationship Skills

February 9 – Redefining Abstinence

February 22-23 – OWL RETREAT (Sat. 10 am-Sun 12:45pm)Jesuit Retreat Center – Redwood Lodge

  • Sexuality and Disability
  • Sexuality, Social Media and the Internet
  • Bullying and Bystander Responsibilities
  • Consent Education

March 1 – (Daylight savings ends) Lovemaking

Parent Session 4 (Senghas Room)

 March 15 – Sexually Transmitted Infections

March 29 – Pregnancy, Parenting and Teenage Pregnancy

 April 19 – Pregnancy Panel + lunch

 May 3 – Contraception and Safer SexPlanned Parenthood Guest Speaker

 May 17 –Sexually Explicit Materials

Parent Session 5 (Senghas Room)

 June 6-7 – (Sat. 12pm – Sun 12:45 pm) – OWL Celebration Retreat @ UUCD Campus 

  • Sexual Decision Making
  • Communicating with a Sexual Partner
  • Self-Care