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Published on March 4, 2008

Author: Gulkund


Summer Survivor:  Summer Survivor Presented by: University of Minnesota Extension Service—Clay County Becky Harrington, 4-H Program Coordinator Stacie Loegering, Nutrition Education Assistant Summer Survivor:  Summer Survivor Overview Curriculum Evaluation Family Involvement Questions Program Need:  Program Need Number of overweight children increasing Children consume less healthy snacks and more calorie-dense snacks* Decrease in physical activity among children and teens** Sources: *USDA Center for Nutrition: Policy and Promotion. (2002). Childhood Obesity: Causes and Prevention. Washington, DC. **The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports. What is Summer Survivor?:  What is Summer Survivor? Program focused on helping youth develop healthy lifestyles Collaborative Effort 4-H Youth Development Nutrition Education Program Both part of the University of Minnesota Extension Service—Clay County Program Outcomes:  Program Outcomes Participants will make physically active choices when using their leisure time. Participants will adopt eating behaviors that promote healthy lifestyles. Teens will develop and apply skills in program planning, delivery and evaluation. Staff:  Staff Nutrition Education Assistants 4-H Program Coordinators Summer 4-H Assistants/Interns Funding:  Funding County Board of Commissioners County Extension Service County 4-H Federation Parks & Recreation Childcare program sites Community Education units Grants Area Businesses Other? Topics:  Topics Food & Nutrition “Summer Survivor 2003” Gardening “Get Down & Dirty” Food and Resource Management “Show Me the Money” Program Content:  Program Content Six sessions 1-1/2 hours in length Developed from national 4-H curriculum and other research-based sources Physical component Evaluation Teen involvement Target Audience:  Target Audience K-6th grade Replicated at many sites Neighborhood Recreation Centers Parent/Child Educational Groups School-age Childcare facilities Community Education Migrant School NEAs program with food-stamp eligible families Go where kids are gathered. Site Responsibilities:  Site Responsibilities Provide facilities Promote program Collect registrations and fees, if applicable Site staff present to assist children Attend orientation to the program provided by Extension staff  Complete evaluation Scope of Program:  Scope of Program Teen Involvement:  Teen Involvement Recruit teens Teens develop and teach program Train teens Ages & Stages Building relationships with children Working with challenging youth & family situations Cooperative games Experiential learning model Evaluation Program Logistics:  Program Logistics Nametags to track participant data 4-H Clover and Nutrition Education logo on materials Door prizes Color-code weeks Food & Nutrition:  Food & Nutrition Fantastic Foods Youth Curriculum Sourcebook Topics Sugar Fat Water Food Safety Healthy Snacks Fruits & Vegetables Food & Nutrition Overview:  Food & Nutrition Overview Review topic from previous week/Introduce topic Interactive/hands-on activity Physical activity Some lessons – taste test Journal/Review Tip of the day on poster Review and Door Prizes Celebration bringing all sites together Fruit & Vegetable Jeopardy:  Fruit & Vegetable Jeopardy “Get Down & Dirty”:  “Get Down & Dirty” Jr. Master Gardener Curriculum Container gardens at each site Topics Herbs Fruits & Vegetables Edible plant parts How food comes from plants Plant environment Insects “Get Down & Dirty” Overview:  “Get Down & Dirty” Overview Review last session’s lesson Tour site's planters/garden and water if needed Introduce new topic Activities Physical activities Review and Door prizes Grow Card:  Grow Card Supplies: Homemade paper with seeds Grow Card instructions Ribbon Procedure: Using ribbon, attach grow card instructions to homemade paper. Give your card to someone special and have him or her plant it in his or her garden and enjoy! Reflection: How could you decorate your card? What will happen to the card when it’s planted? “Show Me the Money”:  “Show Me the Money” Financial Fitness for Life Curriculum Compiled by Sara Croymans, REE Topics Earning Saving Spending Credit & Lending Money Management Review & Celebration “Show Me the Money” Overview:  “Show Me the Money” Overview Review and “I Did It” Forms Introductions with $5 bill Story Physical Activity Activities, including stretching the food dollar Review, Goal Setting, Door Prizes Torch Ceremony Look What You Can Buy for $10:  Look What You Can Buy for $10 Cola, 12 pack Potato chips, 14.5 oz bag Chocolate bar, 7 oz Jelly beans, 13 oz These foods: Do NOT make a complete meal Are high in fat and sugar Look What You Can Buy for $10:  Look What You Can Buy for $10 Bread, 1 loaf Corn muffin mix, 1 small Rice, 1 pound Potatoes, 5 pounds Carrots, 1 pound Green peas, 15 oz can Bananas, 5 Fruit Cocktail, 20 oz can Orange Juice, 6 oz can concentrate Kidney beans, 15 oz can Tuna, 6 oz can Frozen ground turkey, 1 pound Eggs, 1 dozen (large) Skim milk, 1 quart These foods: Offer one person enough food for 4 to 7 days Are high in protein, vitamins, and minerals Physical Activity:  Physical Activity Active games Tag Relays Equipment Hula Hoop Balls Jump Rope Movement Follow the Leader Place items around the room Slide29:  Participant Pre & Post Tests Journaling “I Did It” Forms Post Test Teen Self Program/Site Staff Parent Phone Post/Pre Test of child’s understanding Program Participants Site Staff Teens Extension Staff Parents Three Years of Evaluation Strategies Family Involvement:  Family Involvement Water bottles with logos Door prizes (4-H and topic-related) Stickers with tip of the day Activities within session to bring home and serve as discussion starter Invitation to end of program celebration T-shirts Parent evaluations (written and phone conversations) Plant Stakes Posters at site with program information (goals, themes) Parent Newsletters What’s Ahead:  What’s Ahead Create bilingual parent newsletter Shorten parent newsletter Similar evaluations for parents and site staff Food & Resource Management: Divide groups into K-2 and 3-5 grades Develop scholarship award system to encourage teen involvement Conclusion:  Conclusion Summer Survivor brings 4-H and the Nutrition Education Program together to help children and youth develop healthy lifestyles through wise food choices and increased physical activity. Slide34:  Questions? Sources:  Sources Minnesota Department of Health. (2001). SOS: Safe or Sorry: Teaching Food Safety. St. Paul, MN. National Council on Economic Education. (2002). Financial Fitness for Life, New York, NY. Purdue Extension. (2002). Fantastic Foods. West Lafayette, IN. Texas Agricultural Extension Service. (2001). Jr. Master Gardener: Health and Nutrition from the Garden. College Station, TX. United States Department of Agriculture. (1996). Community Nutrition Action Kit: For People Where They Live, Learn & Play. Washington, DC: USDA Office of Communications. University of Minnesota Extension Service. (2000). Dollar Works: The ABCs of Economic Literacy. St. Paul, MN. University of Wisconsin Extension. (2002). The Youth Curriculum Sourcebook: A Guide for Developing Nutrition Education Programs for Youth Ages Six to Eleven Year. Madison, WI. For more information about Summer Survivor, contact::  For more information about Summer Survivor, contact: Becky Harrington, Stacie Loegering, Green Vegetables -- 10:  Green Vegetables -- 10 This green vegetable begins with a B and is long and thin. Jeopardy Green Vegetable -- 20:  Green Vegetable -- 20 Name the vegetable that’s used to make pickles. Jeopardy Green Vegetables -- 30:  Green Vegetables -- 30 Name the vegetable that looks like a miniature cabbage. Jeopardy Green Vegetables -- 40:  Green Vegetables -- 40 This vegetable has been grown for more than 4000 years. . .it grows almost anywhere, and you can buy it by the HEAD. Jeopardy Orange & Yellow Vegetables -- 10:  Orange & Yellow Vegetables -- 10 People like this vegetable, and some say rabbits like it, too. Jeopardy Orange & Yellow Vegetables -- 20:  Orange & Yellow Vegetables -- 20 Name one kind of squash that is a season. Jeopardy Orange & Yellow Vegetables -- 30:  Orange & Yellow Vegetables -- 30 Maize is another name for this vegetable. Jeopardy Orange & Yellow Vegetables -- 40:  Orange & Yellow Vegetables -- 40 This sweet potato has another name. What is it? Jeopardy Fruits with Seeds -- 10:  Fruits with Seeds -- 10 Name a small sweet fruit that grows in a patch. Jeopardy Fruits with Seeds -- 20:  Fruits with Seeds -- 20 Name a fruit whose name is its color. Jeopardy Fruits with Seeds -- 30:  Fruits with Seeds -- 30 This fruit is small and round and comes in bunches. Jeopardy Fruits with Seeds -- 40:  Fruits with Seeds -- 40 This fruit is one of the biggest fruits and a favorite at picnics. Jeopardy Colors of Fruits -- 10:  Colors of Fruits -- 10 Name two yellow fruits. Jeopardy Colors of Fruits -- 20:  Colors of Fruits -- 20 Name a blue fruit that’s small and round. Jeopardy Colors of Fruits -- 30:  Colors of Fruits -- 30 Name two red fruits. Jeopardy Colors of Fruits -- 40:  Colors of Fruits -- 40 Name a fruit that can be purple or green. Jeopardy

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