University of Maryland Extension

July - Youth SAFETY

NOYS ® is a collaborative network of over 65 national organizations, federal agencies, and business and industry leaders that serves youth and focuses on youth safety and health. NOYS ® was created in 1994 as a coalition of national nonprofit organizations and federal agencies to promote collaboration of youth member and youth serving organizations and agencies. Through this network, NOYS ® influences more than 80 million young people, ages 5 to 24 and adult advisors.

Visit these sites for additional information and programming to focus on YOUTH SAFETY.
Healthy Kids Out of School - works with some of the country’s leading out-of-school-time programs including 4-H, Girl Scouts, Pop Warner and YMCA to promote three principles for healthy programs:

1. Drink Right: Choose water instead of sugar sweetened beverages
2. Move More: Boost movement and physical activity in all programs
3. Snack Smart: Fuel up on Fruits and Vegetables

Additional Programs to support 4-H Healthy Living:
* Steps to a Healthy Teen-helps youth develop skills and knowledge in physical education and nutrition
* Understanding Adolescent Brain Development

Part 1
Part 2

Include some Health "H" activity in your club meetings.
LOOK for the information on the Maryland Healthy Living Summit coming to the Eastern Shore and Western Maryland this Fall!!!

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