4-H Healthy Living Workshops and Presentations
2014 4-H State Leadership Conference, UCSC
2014 4-H Camping Conference
Do you want your campers to have fun? to reduce their homesickness? to have them remember what they are taught? One way to do that is by setting a good sleeping schedule. Click on the links below to learn more.
2012 4-H State Leadership Conference, UCSD
Extreme Makeover: 4-H “Health” Edition
2012 California 4-H Camping Conference, Boulder Creek
Making Mealtimes Count
Are you making camp mealtimes count? Mealtimes play an important role in developing social skills and healthy habits. In this workshop, participants will discover brand new ways to integrate camp programing into breakfast, lunch and dinner. Participants will also think together to address some of the common challenges in making mealtimes count!
The Amazing Race
Integrate nutrition and physical activity concepts into your camp programs! In this station-based activity, participants will learn creative ways to get moving while competing in an "amazing race."
2011 Healthy Behaviors Conference, San Diego
Blueprints for Positive Youth Development
What are the vision and goals of your program? What do you want youth to learn? What do you have to do to meet standards, grant requirements and academic goals? You need to keep youth safe, help them learn new skills, and have fun! Via hands-on activities, this workshop will provide you with research-based knowledge and tools to implement programs that meet the essential elements for youth while promoting healthy behaviors. Participants will also discover free and low-cost healthy living curricula available through the 4-H Youth Development Program.
2011 State Leaders Forum, Asilomar
Transforming Your 4-H Experiences to Get Physical
In this fast-paced workshop, participants will discover how to incorporate fun physical activities into a variety of 4-H settings. Facilitators will demonstrate several activities and provide curricula to help you replicate the activities when you return home. Participants will also think together to identify opportunities to promote healthy living at the local level.
Presentation: Transforming Your 4-H Experiences to Get Physical
Handout: Slow, Go, Whoa!
Handout: Activity Snacks
Transforming Your Dinner Plate: Nutrition Updates
Nutrition science is a complex and ever-changing field. What you hear in the news, read in the papers, and discuss with your friends, may be out of date or wrong. This workshop will aim to unravel the complexities of the dietary guidelines and how to apply the science to your own personal life.
Exergames refer to video games that encourage physical activity. The ever-expanding variety of exergames now range from baseball and bowling to mixed martial arts and yoga. Use Exergames to be active while having fun! To learn more, visit www.exergameunlocked.com.
2011 North Central Section Consumer Science Field Day, Stockton
Ignite Your Appetite
In this high-tech workshop, participants will discover cutting edge food and fitness mobile apps that will enhance 4-H food projects and your healthy lifestyle. A limited quantity of iPads will be available for use, please bring your own apple mobile device if you have one.
Presentation: Ignite Your Appetite
Handout: Healthy Living Mobile Apps
Kick It Up A Notch
In this workshop, participants will learn creative ways to incorporate hands-on nutrition activities in 4-H foods projects. Whether you're already in a foods project or just looking to learn more about healthy eating and cooking, all participants will learn something new. Let's turn up the heat to make the best better!
Presentation: Kick It Up A Notch
Handout: Slow, Go, Whoa!
Handout: Line 'Em Up
Handout: Pyramid Picks
2011 California 4-H State Leadership Conference, Davis
Wiped Out! How to Control Stress in the Game of Life
Do you feel like you are constantly in a race to get everything done? Stressed out? Anxious? Wiped out by all the pressures you feel? This session will teach you ancient tricks for controlling your stress and new ways to keep it all under control. Participants will leave feeling calm and collected, and ready to take on their next challenge. Resources adapted from the University of Idaho Balanced Living Curriculum. To order, visit www.cals.uidaho.edu/edComm/detail.asp?IDnum=1620.