Friday, January 17,starting with registration from 6-8 p.m. thru
Sunday, January 19, ending at noon.
A weekend conference for teams of 2-4 teens and an adult volunteer from all over the Northeast. Get the latest information on healthy living and take back ideas to your community for projects to improve the health of your school and community.
WHAT’S INCLUDED: The conference includes hotel room, workshops, speakers, dance, t-shirt, and great food…all in a setting on the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk!
Full conference fee with hotel for 2 nights:
- Adult single occupancy – $340
- Youth quad. occupancy – $205
- Saturday only registration: $100
CLICK TO REGISTER FOR THIS CONFERENCE.
REGISTER NOW! You will be invoiced later. Payment must be submitted by December 15, 2013.
REGISTRATION ENDS DECEMBER 6.
WORKSHOP AND ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS:
Conference attendees will have an opportunity to attend workshops with three different healthy living categories including fitness & nutrition, emotional & mental wellness, and personal & community development. In addition to these workshops, youth will attend roundtable sessions that will cover important topics like service-learning projects, community issue mapping, evaluation and more. By the end of the conference, teams should have a good idea of varying healthy living issues within their communities and understand how to help reduce these problems.
Some workshops include:
Session 1 Nutrition 9:45-11:00am
My Plate – Katie Jones, Academic Coordinator, University of Delaware, College of Ag
Up for the Challenge – Justine Berdini, Healthy Living Public Ally
Healthy Snacks – Kathleen Splane, Family & Consumer Science Extension Educator and State Program Leader, University of Delaware
Stretching Your Food Dollar – Betsy Morris, EFNEP Nutrition Assistant, University of Delaware
Zumba – Natasha Lamadieu, Certified Fitness Instructor
Session 2 Mental and Emotional Health 1:30-2:45pm
Managing Stress – Sequoia Rent, Young Health Program Coordinator, University of Delaware
Health Rocks – Rhianna Gagliardi, Health Rocks Public Ally & Diana Soukhaphonh, Botvins Public Ally
Distracted Driving – Mike Love, Extension Agent-Community and Occupational Safety, University of Delaware
Mental & Emtional Wellness in Youth – Nigel Gannon, State 4-H Healthy Living Program Specialist, Cornell University
Peer Pressure & Self Image – Collegiate 4-H, University of Delaware chapter
Session 3 Personal and Community Development 3:00-4:15pm
IM40 – Sequoia Rent, Young Health Program Coordinator, University of Delaware
Conflict Resolution – Dr. Ernesto Lopez, State Volunteer Coordinator, University of
Sexual Health & Personal Responsibility – Krista Scott, Health Teacher, Phyllis
Wheatley Middle School
Social Media: What it means in the real world and How to protect yourself online –
Michele Walfred, Communications Specialist, University of Delaware
Fit to Work – Shannon Oleen, Keynote Speaker *This workshop is geared towards adults
Delaware State 4-H Office
531 S. College Avenue
113 Townsend Hall
Newark, DE 19716
302-831-2509 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.