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  • ExCEL Program Manager Institute Day 1 (7/24)

Healthy Active Youth

Upcoming Meetings

Nothing from July 22, 2018 to September 22, 2018.

GOAL: HEALTHY EATING ENVIRONMENT

  • Staff encourage healthy eating by building community and encouraging students to eat together
  • Drinking water is promoted to ensure that all students have easy access and understand its importance. beWellLogo
  • Staff provide healthy messaging in the program space through posters, artwork, pictures, and publications.
  • Staff teach about healthy food options through hands-on practices such as food preparation, grocery shopping, and gardening.

GOAL: PROMOTING MOVEMENT & BEING ACTIVE

  • All students participate in at least 30 minutes of daily activity. At least 50% of that time is spent in moderate to vigorous activity.
  • Program structure is designed to minimize sedentary behavior by providing activity breaks after sitting 30 minutes and/or offering standing options during academic blocks.
  • Staff encourage and model active behavior.
  • Program provides a variety of physical activity options that are fun, recreational and life-long learning opportunities.

BASIC ELEMENTS

  • Organization aligns with the guidelines of be well. do wellSFUSD Wellness Policy
  • All staff participate in training that supports wellness policy guidelines.
  • All staff understand the importance of being active and eating healthy.
  • Students and families have a voice in creating and maintaining a healthy after school culture.
  • Cooking classes follow the SFUSD Student Nutrition Cooking Guidelines.