Join the challenge…
A friendly competition that encourages individual and community health and wellness by maintaining or adopting healthy nutrition and physical activity habits for the spring season. Step into Spring! will begin February 1st and run through May 1st, 2017.
How will teams earn points? Teams will identify strategies to improve their physical activity and eating habits. Points are assigned to a variety of healthy eating and physical activity related activities. Each week, team members will complete personal logs to track their progress and points. At the end of the month, the team leader will turn in a log with his or her team’s average monthly points. One way points can be earned is by attending Cooperative Extension programs. See a list of programs on back. A team is 2 or more people working towards making a change.
Participants will earn monthly prizes and the sponsoring organizations can win a cash award. The first place organizational prize is $500.00 for the most points and second place is $250.00. Winning organizations must have at least 10 participants, compete for the full 3 months and sponsor 2 Cooperative Extension programs.
How will incentives be awarded?
Team leaders will collect monthly point logs from team members and incentives will be awarded individually for participation. Additional incentives will be awarded for the best team success story.
Who can be on my team?
Any adult aged 18 and over who is interested in improving their health through better food choices and physical activity by working together as a team. Teams must have at least 2 members to participate in the challenge.
How do I sign up? If you are interested in participating in the challenge or scheduling programs for your team contact Carlos Dipres firstname.lastname@example.org or 831-1067.
Go to http://extension.udel.edu/fcs/healthy-living/ for more information.
It is the policy of the Delaware Cooperative Extension System that no person shall be subjected to discrimination on the grounds of race, color, sex, disability, age or national origin.
Get Your Snack on Track – This session provides ideas for healthy snacking and ways to supplement your meals with those
foods that will balance your diet. Length: 1 hour
Meal Time in Less Time – This workshop will help you develop strategies to offer healthful meals for your family in less
time. Being busy is no excuse for poor nutrition. Length: 1.5 hours
Cooperative Extension Education in Agriculture and Home Economics, University of Delaware, Delaware State University and the United States Department of Agriculture cooperating. Distributed in furtherance of Acts of Congress of May 8 and June 30, 1914. It is the policy of the Delaware Cooperative Extension System that no person shall be subjected to discrimination on the grounds of race, color, sex, disability, age or national origin.