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4-H Healthy Living challenge event resources

The 4-H healthy living mission engages youth and families through access and opportunities to achieve optimal physical, social and emotional well being

2012 "Youth Voice: Youth Choice" mini-grants

Spring 2012 staff webinar recording

Spring 2012 volunteer webinar recording

Program guidelines and information (182 K PDF)

Grant application (166 K DOC) | (390 K PDF)

Roll sheet (236 K PDF)

Reimbursement form (106 K DOC) | (236 K PDF)

Healthy Living PDC guidelines (276 K PDF)

Resource list (451 K PDF)

Evaluation documents

Short survey (167 K DOC)

Parent recruitment letter (126 K DOC)

Parent youth consent (138 K DOC)

Youth letter (127 K DOC)

Youth survey (578 K DOC)

Teen survey (229 K DOC)

Cook-off resources

Cook-off guidelines (276 K PDF)

Cook-off evaluation (153 K PDF)

Cook-off flyer (456 K DOC)

Healthy living lessons:

Name that cooking term and food (1,000 K PDF)

My plate activity (374 K PDF)

Food safety (688 K PDF)

Cooking basics: An omelet (317 K PDF)

Presidential Active Lifestyle Award Challenge (PALA)

Introductory lesson

Stepping Out

Offering Healthy Food at Meetings and Events

Kit - Guidelines for Checkout from the Regional Office

Be Your Best You - Choices and Recipes

Kit - List of Materials

Stepping Out Program Orientation (VIDEO)

Kit - Checkout Spreadsheet

Muscle mania

Youth-teaching-youth (teen teaching) resources

Stepping Out teen teacher training

Sample 4-H reflection activities

Understanding age groups training activity

Getting and keeping their attention

Understanding ages of youth

Managing for safety, efficiency and effective learning

Data collection and evaluation

Survey form - youth (updated 06/10/11)

Short youth evaluation form (incl. smiley face graphics)

Survey form - teen teacher

End of program data collection form (MS-WORD)

Survey form - adult

Jiff grant

Fitness challenge

Instructions for running "Fitness Challenge at the Fair"

Supplies needed for fitness challenge

Signage for fitness challenge

Standards & scorecards

Explanation of each event and scoring information for adults

Standard scoring cards for fitness challenge

Explanation of each event and scoring information for youth

Score cards

Healthy Lifestyle Challenge

Healthy Lifestyles Challenge Kickoff Suggestions

Health and Fitness Activities Suggestions

Vegetable Group Information

Healthy Living Challenge Guidelines

Whole Grains Information

Individual Report Form

Fruit Group Information

Group Reporting Form

Milk Products and Foods Information

Jump Into Food and Fitness (JIFF)

Jump Rope Activities

JIFF End-of-Session Evaluation

Revised JIFF Curriculum Pages

JIFF Grant

JIFF Pre- and Post-test

4-H Nutrition Clubs

Food and Nutrition - Jump Into Foods & Fitness

Gardening - Get Down and Dirty

Marketing Healthy Lifestyles Resources

Nutritious Snacks

Physical Activity Bookmark

Offering Healthy Food at Meetings and Events

Tips for Safe Food Handling

Nutrition Tidbits to Use in Newsletters


Healthy Snack Recipes

Healthier U.S. Government


Jump Into Foods and Fitness Ordering Information

Ten Great Community Service Ideas

Iowa Team Nutrition Card

Healthy Snack and Lunch Guidelines

MyPyramid, Resource Guide for use with county fair foods judges, 4-H foods project members, etc.


America on the Move

Pedometer check-out sheet

Walk Your Way to Fitness

Pedometer check-out form

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