Physical Activity Trainings

Explore these opportunities for training and professional development on physical activity.

TitleTraining TypeDescription
Building Healthy Out-of-School TimeCourseWhat does healthy out-of-school time look like? Are there national standards for healthy eating and physical activity? This virtual lesson is an on-demand training that will introduce you to national standards for healthy eating and physical activity in out-of-school time settings. The lesson will help you get acquainted with tools and resources created by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation to help you achieve your site’s wellness goals.
Call to Action: Celebrations, Rewards and Fundraisers, OH MY!Video
Growing the Movement: Cultivating Change-Makers for HealthCourseAnyone can help grow a movement. Learn how the Alliance has the answers and the tools you need to create healthy changes in your community. We can help guide you and your organization to cultivate change makers for health and grow the movement. Be sure to turn off your pop-up blocker as this training launches in a new window. Take the Next Step and Update Your Assessment!
Recorded Webinar Series | Healthy Kids Healthy KansasCurriculumOut-of-school time settings are the places where kids spend their time before and after school, during school breaks, and over the summer. These are prime environments where youth can be encouraged to eat healthier and move more. This is a recorded webinar series on Activating Afterschool - One Physical Activity at a Time, Creating a Culture of Healthy Eating in Out-of-School Time and Sustaining Out-of-School Time by Engaging Families and the Community.

Recorded Webinar: The HG Store with Amazon Business Smart Shopping for Smart SnacksVideoThis recorded webinar shares information on our newest solution to help staff, communities, students and vendors more easily identify and access items that align with the National AfterSchool Association Healthy Eating & Physical Activity Standards (HEPA). On this webinar we covered details surrounding the Healthier Generation Store with Amazon Business – including why it was created, who can use it, and what activities it can support – as well as demonstrate how shopping in the store works.
Activating Afterschool - One Physical Activity at a TimeVideoOut-of-school time settings are the places where kids spend their time before and after school, during school breaks, and over the summer. These are prime environments where youth can be encouraged to eat healthier and move more. This is a recorded webinar series on Activating Afterschool - One Physical Activity at a Time, Creating a Culture of Healthy Eating in Out-of-School Time and Sustaining Out-of-School Time by Engaging Families and the Community.
Supporting Child Care Providers: Healthier Generation Store with Amazon BusinessVideoNo matter where your youth-serving organization is located, you can now easily access healthier snacks and beverages that align with the National AfterSchool Association Healthy Eating Standards (HEPA) as well as the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Meal Pattern. Ready to learn more? Watch this recorded webinar on demand, hosted by Healthier Generation, Amazon Business, and Jump IN for Healthy Kids. The webinar explores the Healthier Generation Store with Amazon Business. We answered questions about why it was created, who can use it, and what activities it can support, as well as provided info specifically for early child care providers.
Creating a Culture of Healthy Eating in Out-of-School TimeVideoOut-of-school time settings are the places where kids spend their time before and after school, during school breaks, and over the summer. These are prime environments where youth can be encouraged to eat healthier and move more. This is a recorded webinar series on Activating Afterschool - One Physical Activity at a Time, Creating a Culture of Healthy Eating in Out-of-School Time and Sustaining Out-of-School Time by Engaging Families and the Community.
Nutrition is the Core to Your Curriculum!CourseLearn how to successfully implement a nutrition education curriculum at your out-of-school time site today! Participants will be able to: choose and implement an appropriate nutrition education curriculum that supports the needs and constraints of your out-of-school time program; identify the role that good nutrition and healthy eating play in the well-being of youth; identify the role nutrtion education plays in increasing participation and the likelihood that youth will take and accept healthy options. Take the Next Step and Update Your Assessment!
Recorded Webinar: Culture of Wellness - End of Year Preparation (Healthy Out-of-School Time)VideoRecorded webinar for Boys & Girls Clubs of America Triple Play grantees (as mentioned in your LOA) on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 2:00pm EST. Hosted by BGCA partners at the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, this webinar will focus on preparing for summer programing, continuing action planning, and connecting you to resources that will help make a difference at your Club. Please ensure that at least one member of your team is registered for the webinar.
Sustaining Out-of-School Time by Engaging Families and the CommunityVideoOut-of-school time settings are the places where kids spend their time before and after school, during school breaks, and over the summer. These are prime environments where youth can be encouraged to eat healthier and move more. This is a recorded webinar series on Activating Afterschool - One Physical Activity at a Time, Creating a Culture of Healthy Eating in Out-of-School Time and Sustaining Out-of-School Time by Engaging Families and the Community.
Fostering Belonging Through Physical ActivityCourseOut-of-school-time programming is an opportunity to encourage physical activity that can promote children’s social and emotional health. This training explores how physical activity can directly support children's social, emotional and academic development. Participants will take away resources and simple strategies for integrating physical activity during transition time to and from out-of-school programming.
Celebrations, Rewards and Fundraisers, OH MY! 2.0Curriculum

Where are foods and beverages being served and offered at your school or site? Fundraising? Celebrations? Are these places supporting the message you are trying to send by offering healthier options in your cafeteria or at meal or snack times? Sending a consistent message about good nutrition and healthy eating is important wherever kids access foods and beverages.

Objectives:

Identify three non-food celebration ideas.

Identify three alternatives to using food as a reward.

Identify three non-food fundraising ideas.

Recorded Webinar: Culture of Wellness Girls in SportsVideoJoin the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation to learn how to engage more girls in physical activity in afterschool and summer programming. During this time we will review resources from Boys & Girls Clubs of America, as well as upcoming campaigns from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation to get girls excited about physical activity and healthy habits. Presenters include Ava DeBovis, National Network Manager and Kharimasud Olufemi, Director Youth Development Services.
Pre-Test: Celebrations, Rewards and Fundraisers, OH MY!TestPlease complete this pre-test which will determine baseline knowledge and preparedness for this course of study.
Nuts, Shrimp, and Milk: What Do They Have In Common?CourseGeneral overview of food allergies (focusing on the Big 8) and considerations when selling, serving, or offering food and beverages. Take the Next Step and Update Your Assessment!
Fresh from the Farm – Farm to School (F2S) and Out-of-School (OST)EventThe opportunities for serving local foods in schools and out-of-school time programs are plentiful. Students will love the idea of eating items, grown in their own backyard. Not only can local foods help to increase the amount of healthy foods served, schools and sites can serve local foods in all types of programs – Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP), and National School Lunch (NSLP) and School Breakfast Programs (SBP). Join us as we discuss F2S, what resources can be utilized by your OST program to begin serving snacks and meals, and strategies to engage partners in implementing F2S. Plus, success stories from the field. Don’t miss out on the many possibilities to provide teach students through an F2S program and serve them healthier snacks.
Getting to Know the Healthy Out-of-School Time Tools and ResourcesEventNew to Healthy Out-of-School Time or just need a refresher? Join us for an interactive and guided walkthrough of the tools and resources available on our website.  We will practice navigating the website and help continue your journey to create a healthier out-of-school time environment.
Take 15: Healthy Holiday TipsEventJoin Jason and Stephanie with Healthier Generation for a fun and interactive 15 minute session that will inspire and prepare your school community to create a healthy holiday environment for students and staff. During this session, we will discuss the importance of consistent healthy messaging and provide opportunities to get everyone moving and eating healthy during the holiday season. We will also be highlighting our Healthier Generation Wellness Challenge to get everyone in the holiday spirit!
Getting to Know the Healthy Out-of-School Time Tools and Resources (NPRA)EventNew to Healthy Out-of-School Time or just need a refresher? Join us for an interactive and guided walkthrough of the tools and resources available on our website.  We will practice navigating the website and help continue your journey to create a healthier out-of-school time environment.
Healthy Celebrations and Fundraisers for the Holidays and BeyondEventUsing the words “healthy” and “holiday” in the same sentence can be confusing. In our minds, there is often nothing healthy about the holiday season! Join Healthier Generation National Advisors for a fun and interactive webinar that will inspire and prepare you to be a catalyst for change in your community this school year! During this session, we will discuss why it is important to send consistent healthy eating messaging to students
Healthy Kids Healthy Kansas Webinar SeriesEventOut-of-school time settings are the places where kids spend their time before and after school, during school breaks, and over the summer. These are prime environments where youth can be encouraged to eat healthier and move more. Join us for a webinar series on Activating Afterschool - One Physical Activity at a Time, Creating a Culture of Healthy Eating in Out-of-School Time and Sustaining Out-of-School Time by Engaging Families and Community. Sign up for each webinar below!