HOST Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Roundup, December 14, 2017

December 14, 2017


kids jumping 500The latest in our regular roundups of healthy eating and physical activity news from HOST members and others.


  • The Food Research & Action Center will be holding a conference call on "Recruiting and Retaining Summer Meal Program Sites," January 4, 2018 - 1:00 p.m. ET. Learn about best practices, training and communication strategies to increase the number of sites and sponsors engaged and participating, as well as strategies to support and mentor new ones.

Success Stories

  • Afterschool Alliance profiles fellow HOST member A World Fit for Kids! and its CEO, Normandie Nigh, who talks about her organization's approach that addresses the whole child by linking healthy bodies with healthy minds.
  • Safe Routes to School National Partnership shares the story of Robert L Stevens Elementary in Santa Rosa, California, a low-income school in an urban area, which has many students that regularly walk or bike to school -- and some of the most successful and long-running walking school buses in the country.
  • Salud America reports on how the H-E-B Body Adventure exhibit at the Witte Museum in San Antonio uses peer modeling, gaming technologies, physical activity, and more to create a learning experiencefor children and adults, while also collecting data to describe the aggregate health of a large cross-section of youth.

Tips and Ideas


Read More Roundup News

HOST logo

The HOST site is managed by the National Institute on Out-of-School Time, a program of the Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College

Wellesley Centers for Women
Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481-8203 USA

Our website uses cookies to enhance your experience. By continuing to use our site, or clicking "Continue", you are agreeing to our privacy policy.
Continue Privacy Policy