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Mr. Marc Helps End the School Year in Mega Mode!

Now through the month of June, Mr. Marc is awarding classrooms around the nation with Virtual Visits!  Visits kicked off this week, starting with Mr. Burke's class at CB Watson Primary school in Georgia.  They were able to film the live visit with Mr. Marc and her students and stream it through their whole school via their morning announcment system! This allowed a total of 224 students to be able to participate and join in on the fun, making this an Adventure to Fitness Virtual Visit World Record! Check out some snapshots below:Ms. Burke is a long-time user of Adventure to Fitness and loves that our program simply, "Gets kids moving!"  Mr. Marc will be continuing Virtual Visits with classrooms around the nation through the end of June, congratulating kids and teachers for staying active and healthy all year long with him on Adventures and encouraging them to continue an active lifestyle throughout the summer to help prevent the "Summer...
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USDA Summer Nutrition Programs Help Prevent the Summer Slide

  Organizations such as the USDA partners with schools, community groups and local governments across the country to help provide free meals to children when kids are on summer break.The USDA has a Summer Food Site finder to help children and teens 18 and younger find summer meals in their community. http://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocksTeam Nutrition is introducing its first materials for summer meal sites!  These new materials are designed to help families learn more about the importance of healthy eating and physical activity over the summer months, to raise awareness of the summer meal programs, and to make it easier for summer meal sites to offer enrichment activities. ·        The Take a Healthy Summer Break infographic and the This Summer, Eat Smart to Play Hard parent handout are colorful, parent-tested materials featuring practical tips to help families make small shifts that can lead to a...
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Mr. Marc visits Holy Cross School in the Bronx!

Mr. Marc makes a special appearance at the Holy Cross School in the Bronx to help encourage physical activity and healthy habits like eating a healthy breakfast every day! Mr. Marc was amazed to see how much the kids know about nutrition and how much they’ve learned about healthy lifestyles, geography and history!!...
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Educator Awards 2015

The first-ever Educator Awards Show is now LIVE!Thanks to our generous sponsor, Osh Kosh B'Gosh for helping to make this possible and CONGRATULATIONS to all of this year's winners!...
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Share the Love!

Roses are Red, Violets are Blue......Here's something AWESOME for teachers like YOU!Each week in February, we're giving away a FREE 3 month Teacher Subscription! We LOVE our teachers and we know your kids love you too! We hope this gift will help keep those hearts pumping in Mega Mode!Here's how to enter:Go to our Facebook pageLook for the "Share the Love" weekly postLike it, Share it, and Comment with one (or more) of the following:Tag/Nominate a teacher who could use Adventure to Fitness in their classroomOr Post a picture or video of your class nominating YOU to winOr Post a picture or video of your class on an Adventure!*If you don't have Facebook or are uncomfortable tagging or sharing photos, you can email your entry to teacher@adventuretofitness.com!Good Luck and Keep It...
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DON'T MISS: Upcoming Grant Deadlines from Let's Move! Active Schools Partners

As a partner of Let's Move! Active Schools, Adventure to Fitness is a part of a larger community of organizations where we're all working hard to promote child health.  Several of our fellow partners with Let's Move! Active Schools have great grant opportunities for resources and gear to help your school and students get active. We've summarized the opportunities with upcoming deadlines for you, so you're in the know and can make sure to take full advantage of these opportunities!Don't forget to check out the Adventure to Fitness Funding Resources page for other ongoing grant opportunities that we've identified on your behalf.   Also, our Educator Awards 2015 nomination period has been extended through January 15th, 2016. Fifteen (15) Awardees will win school or teacher subscriptions to our program, so make sure to nominate yourself or a colleague before the deadline!  Good luck, Fit Nation. Together, we can Keep It...
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#AdventureRewards Grand Prize & Week 9 & 10 Winners

#AdventureRewards 2015 Complete! Grand Prize and Weeks 9 & 10 Winners Selected!Were You a Grand Prize or Week 9 or 10 Prize Winner?   We've drawn the Grand Prize and Weeks 9 & 10 prize winners! Congratulations, teachers, and thank you to everyone who participated!  GRAND PRIZE WINNERS:LISA HAUGHT, 1st grade teacher at Arlington Local Elementary in OhioTAMMY DUNCAN, SDPE teacher at Elbert Elementary in Winter Haven, FloridaMARESA MARTINEZ, PE teacher at Lively Elementary in Irving, TexasCATHY ANDERSON, 1st grade teacher at University Park Elementary in Irvine, California  WEEK 9 WINNERS:ELIZABETH MUTAFIS, 3rd grade teacher at Johnson Elementary in Bridgeport, West VirginiaLINDA SANDUSKY, PE teacher at Brook Village Early Childhood Center in Wichita Falls, TexasSAUL OLIVAS, coach at Beaupre Elementary in Aurora, IllinoisDAWN GESLAK, PE teacher at Lamont Elementary in New Carrollton, MarylandCAROL...
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#AdventureRewards Junior Grand Prize & Week 8 Winners

#AdventureRewards Junior Grand Prize and Week 8 Winners Selected; Week 9 Now Underway & Grand Prize Drawing is Coming Up Soon!Were You a Junior Grand Prize or Week 8 Prize Winner?  We've drawn the 2nd Junior Grand Prize and Week 8 prize winners! Congratulations, teachers, and thank you to everyone who participated!  JUNIOR GRAND PRIZE WINNER:KIMBERLY RENTSCHLER, 2nd grade teacher at Eagle's Nest Elementary in Orlando, Florida WEEK 8 WINNERS:JEREMY BARR, PE teacher at Lake Park Elementary in Bethany, OklahomaKALIE KIRSCHHOFF, PE teacher at Earlham Elementary in Earlham, IowaDELORA IDEHENRE, 3rd grade teacher at Lesslie Elementary in Rock Hill, South CarolinaKATHERINE THAXTER, 2nd grade teacher at Dos Palos Elementary in Dos Palos, CaliforniaCHRISTY POTTER, 2nd grade teacher at Briarwood Elementary in Bowling Green, KentuckyCONGRATULATIONS TEACHERS!! We hope you & your students love your prizes!Our...
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#AdventureRewards Week 7 Winners

#AdventureRewards Week 7 Winners Selected; Week 8 Now UnderwayWere You a Week 7 Prize Winner?  We've drawn the Week 7 prize winners! Congratulations, teachers, and thank you to everyone who participated! CONNIE SMITH, Grade 3-5 teacher at Suburban Park Elementary in Norfolk, VirginiaNISHA WATSON, PE teacher at Eastway Elementary in Durham, North CarolinaIVAN MORENO, PE teacher at Elvira Elementary in Tucson, ArizonaLAURIE JACOBS, PE teacher at Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial in Lake Crystal, MinnesotaANNA GARCIA, 2nd grade teacher at Soto Street Elementary in Los Angeles, CaliforniaCONGRATULATIONS TEACHERS!! We hope you & your students love your prizes!Each teacher will receive our Weekly Prize Pack, including gift cards from OshKosh B'gosh, a Serengeti Stampede Coloring Adventure Book, and an Adventure to Fitness Sticker Pack to share with her or his class! Keep it Up, because Our BIG Prizes Are...
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Educational and Active Gift Ideas

The Holiday season is officially upon us! This time of the year can get really hectic for everyone, so if you need a hand finding gifts for your little ones- look no further. Many parents are trying to cut back on “unhealthy screen time,” so do the same for your child with this list! These kid-approved gifts will foster a love for learning, creativity, innovation, and movement all while your kiddo is having a blast. Plus, they’re great for the Holidays since it’s important to keep your kids’ minds and bodies active while they’re home! Books/Coloring PagesSerengeti Stampede Set. Does your child want to travel? Let her go on an adventure to explore the Serengeti! As she colors, practices her reading skills, and learns facts about the desert and its animals, she’ll also be challenged to get up and move during “Activity Breaks” and the accompanying kids’ exercise DVD! Let’s Color America. This giant coloring page...
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