Communauté Scolaire en Action Stella-Maris

Organization Sponsor: Clare, Municipality - Recreation

Organization Partner: Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness, Active Living Branch

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Program Description

This is an Active Kids Healthy Kids Initiative. We have a program going on at École Stella-Maris which includes daily physical activity every day. Either the kids have physical education or they have 15 to 20minutes of physical activity with their teacher every day which is mandatory for every student. This was coordinated by the physical activity coordinator, who now is the sports animator for Clare-Argyle.

Program Approximate Cost: 

free

Funding Sources: 

donations are taken at door

Strategies For Sustainability: 

Keep being flexible with the activities to help keep things interesting.

Impact Of Program: 

Kids just loved it and are always waiting for their time to go outside or in the gym. They are now looking forward to being physically active.

Evaluation Tools: 

Feedback from both the staff and the participants.

Key Elements Towards Success: 

Both the accessibility to the program and the fact that we are always trying to teach them new skills so the kids are always learning

Challenges To Meet Them: 

Inspiring kids to be physically active.

Length and Stage of Project: 

it's been going on for one year and a half.

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