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Family Fitness Fest

Family Fitness Fest
We are back for our 2nd annual Family Fitness Fest! This year's event has been extend, making the dates September 14-25. 
 
Due to COVID-19, this year's celebration will be all online. However, all of the great aspects of last year's event will still be here - including tons of prizes! 
 
How will it work?
Take a look at the categories below. Complete one activity from each of the five categories, and use the link in the category section to submit your evidence. That means that each person has the opportunity to earn four raffle tickets! You won't be getting physical tickets - but don't worry! When you fill out the form, your information will be collected. We will use that for our virtual drawing. At the end of the week, we will do a random drawing for each prize! 
 
Prizes include:
Playground kick balls
Ultimate Discs
Volley Ball
Soccer Balls
Basket Balls
Skipping Toy
Large seed starting trays with clear cover and peat moss starter mix
Large garden spades
Garden Rakes
Pitch Forks
DIY seedling starter kits for tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers
Fiskars Three Piece Hand Tool Set
 
SVSU's Family Fitness Fest is open to all participants, aged 4-14. All prizes will need to picked up in person at Mt. Anthony Union Middle School (MAUMS). Prize winners will be notified via the email address they submit through the evidence submission forms. Prize winners will have 2 business days to verbally claim their prizes, and then an additional 5 business days to pick up their prize from MAUMS. The failure to claim prizes will result in a re-draw for a new winner. 
Complete one of the activities below and submit evidence using the PHYSICAL HEALTH submission link!
 
Virtual Run
Choose a distance, map it out, and run! Make sure to record your time with a stopwatch. We recommend running a set distance, such as 400 meters, one mile, or a 5k (3.1 miles). You can use the track at Mt. Anthony Union High School or plan a route with your family. 
 
Make sure to record your evidence (your distance and time) using the PHYSICAL HEALTH submission link below!
 
Obstacle Course
Watch this video of Mr. Geurds, MAUMS Physical Education Teacher, completing his backyard obstacle course! When you're done, create your very own backyard obstacle course with your family using items found in your home. Take a photo of yourself and your course, and submit it through the submission link below!
 
Complete one of the activities below and submit evidence using the MENTAL HEALTH submission link!
 
Resetting
Listen to the resetting mediation from Lisa Carton, Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW by clicking HERE. When you're done, enter the code word through the submission link below. (Hint: If you don't listen to the entire meditation, you won't know the code word!) 
 
A Pep Talk
Watch the Kid President video below! While you're watching, make note of some of the famous people Kid President references. When you're done watching, submit one of the people referenced through the submission link below! 
 
 
Cosmic Kids Zen Den
Click and watch the video and learn more about anxiety and how to use meditation as a support. Try the meditation routine. Let us know how you liked it in the submission link below!
 
 
Yoga
Watch and follow along with the yoga video below. When you're done, make sure to click on the submission link below to answer a question about the activity when you're done!
 
 
Complete one of the activities below and submit evidence using the NUTRITION submission link!
 
Food Groups
You have TWO options for learning about Food Groups! Choose one of the following activities:
  • Listen to the song linked HERE and then identify two foods from each group. Record your answers in the the submission link below! 
  • Watch the video linked HERE and then write down the benefits of one of the food groups. Don't forget to record your answer in the submission link below!
 
Gardening
Watch this video with Ms. Strassman, MAUMS Sustainability Teacher, about gardening! When you're done, submit a photo of yourself planting some seeds through the submission link below!
 
Healthy Cooking
Watching this video from Ms. Strassman, MAUMS Sustainability Teacher, and the Abby Group about healthy cooking! When you're done, have an adult help you make your very own healthy meal and submit a photo using the submission link below! 
 
 
Complete one of the activities below and submit evidence using the SAFETY AND WELLNESS submission link!
 
Oral Health
Watch the video from the Bennington Oral Health Coalition. When you're done, submit a photo or video of yourself flossing or brushing your teeth through the submission link below! 
 
 
Sports Safety 
Watch the video below. Then head over to the evidence submission link below to fill out a short worksheet! 
 
 
Water Safety 
Watch the below video from the Bennington Rec Center Lifeguards! When you're done, record TWO water safety rules through the submission link below! 
 
 
Bike Safety
Check out the video from the Bennington Police Department on bike safety. What is one safety rule to remember when riding your bike? When you're done watching the video, answer the question using the submission link below.