Healthy bodies and healthy minds go hand-in-hand in stemming summer learning loss. Summer is the perfect time to get on our feet and get moving. It’s also an opportunity to savor the flavors of seasonal fruits and vegetables to avoid summer weight. And because hunger takes no vacation, be sure to check out free summer meal programs in your community.
Without the structure and resources that the school year offers, children are at greater risk for weight gain and unhealthy eating habits during the summer months.
The Crim Fitness Foundation works with children and adults in a variety of settings in the Flint community to teach them the importance of fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy, whole grains and lean protein.
Take a break and breath! The Crim Mindfulness team has recorded a series of mindfulness practices for youth and adults. These recordings are meant to allow you to practice mindfulness from the comfort of your own home
As part of NBA Together, “Jr. NBA at Home” is an interactive content series providing basketball skills and drills featuring NBA and WNBA players to help young players around the world stay active and develop their game in a safe and healthy way. Videos are posted daily on Jr. NBA social channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).
Kohl’s Cares has partnered with Alliance for a Healthier Generation for Commit to Moving More, Day by Day! To make physical activity easy and fun for your family, use our free tools, resources, games, activities and more.
No Kid Hungry
Summer also is about ensuring our country’s most vulnerable youth have access to good nutrition. Using No Kid Hungry‘s summer meals texting service, parents, grandparents, and caregivers can text ‘FOOD’ to 877-877 to find free summer meals sites in their neighborhoods. Families can also use the USDA’s Summer Meal Site Finder.