Healthy Kids Summer Camp Keeps Youth Active & Learning
The Healthy Kids Summer Camp is designed to teach children the importance of proper nutrition and fitness while having fun at the same time.
"Teaching children healthy lifestyle habits at an early age is one more approach towards fighting childhood obesity, diabetes and hypertension,"
The camp is open for children ages 5-12 and grades K-5. Activities are designed to teach healthy lifestyle skills, including nutrition, cooking, dance, Zumba and kick boxing. The children will learn about wellness through fitness and cooking challenges in which they will be divided into groups to create their own exercise routines and cooking recipes.
Medical professionals from Kaiser Permanente, Morehouse School of Medicine and Essential Medical Care will teach children a health class on the dangers of obesity, diabetes and hypertension.
Benteen Elementary School is a part of the Atlanta Public School System and located at 200 Cassanova Street in Atlanta, Georgia. The Healthy Kids Summer Camp will take place June 23-27 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. and is free to all students for the entire week.
For more information about the Healthy Kids Summer Camp or to download registration information, please visit the Live Healthy & Thrive Youth Foundation website, www.livehealthyandthriveyouth.org.
Any company or organization interested in sponsoring the camp, should call Lou Morgan at 1(800) 551-3775. Any press interested in covering this event, should contact Lori Manns at firstname.lastname@example.org
ABOUT LIVE HEALTHY & THRIVE YOUTH FOUNDATION, INC.
Live Healthy & Thrive Youth Foundation was established in 2010 as a 501 (c) 3 non profit organization to teach kids healthy lifestyle habits and encourage active involvement of parents in the metro Atlanta area regarding the health and wellness of their children. The mission of Live Healthy & Thrive Youth Foundation is to educate, activate, motivate and empower youth in the areas of academic achievement, health, nutrition, fitness and total wellness.
Lori A. Manns