Fuel Up to Play 60: In-school nutrition and physical activity program
Empower students to make smart choices Make lasting healthy changes at your school Support your existing school wellness efforts Provide the opportunity to improve the health, academic achievement and long-term well-being of students in your school Students and adults working together
Six Steps to Fuel Up to Play 60 Step 1: Join the League and Suit Up! Overview of Fuel Up to Play 60 Program Advisor role Program implementation resources Step 2: Build Teams and Draft Key Players Role of a strong Program Advisor Involve students in planning and leadership Draft key adults from around the school Students and adults work together Step 3: Kickoff! Build visibility and excitement Kickoff ideas School promotion ideas
Six Steps to Fuel Up to Play 60 Step 4: Survey the Field The School Wellness Investigation Student and adult roles Step 5: Game Time! Interactive Playbook Four types of Healthy Eating Plays Five types of Physical Activity Plays Step 6: Light Up the Scoreboard! Spread the word about your successes Sample success stories
Interactive Playbook Challenge Showcase Success Stories Fuel Up to Play 60 Tools Nutrition Education Resources and Physical Activity Resources Who Can Help and How Tool From Our Teammates Resources Training Camp Tools & Resources
Adult Dashboard Track your progress. Download rewards. Stay up to date on whats happening in your school. Start earning rewards! Let us know what youve done!
Available nationwide to schools enrolled in Fuel Up to Play 60 Seed money of up to $4,000 per school Competitive, and awarded based on application quality and proposed use of funds Funds for Fuel Up to Play 60 are:
Your school is eligible to apply for funds if you: enrolled in Fuel Up to Play 60 completed the Fuel Up to Play 60 School Wellness Investigation participate in the National School Lunch Program have appropriate backing and support involve students in program planning and participation have a plan for addressing both healthy eating and physical activity
Funds may be used to support activities such as: in-school promotions foodservice materials and equipment giveaways to encourage participation stipends for staff/professional involvement physical activity materials and equipment nutrition education materials tracking/measurement
Competitive, and awarded based on application quality and proposed use of funds Funds for Fuel Up to Play New signs in the lunchroom that highlight healthy choices... Taste Test Tuesdays... Welcome center at school with healthy snacks... Walking Wednesday-walking club – and when it was too cold, line dancing!... Mobile PE Equipment Cart... Smoothie Machine for reimbursable breakfast smoothies... Pedometers, basketballs, tennis balls, etc
Let everyone know youre a Fuel Up to Play 60 school! Last year over 1700 schools received kits in LA $53,900 in grant funds awarded to 21 schools in LA last school year 4 times to apply- next application deadline- October 1 st (Dec 1 st, Feb 1 st, June 1 st )
Funds for Fuel Up to Play 60? $$$$$$$$$$ NONE!
Join the League and Suit Up! Contact: Linda Greco, RD, LDN