Students Taking Charge

Action for Healthy Kids.

Students across the country are putting their passion for eating right, being active, and living healthy into making their schools healthier places. Students can use this Web site to get ideas, plan a project, and share their success stories.

Student Discussion Groups (PDF | 67.7 KB)

Minnesota Department of Health

Form and run efficient student groups to better understand students' perspectives on school wellness.

Tips for Involving Students in School Health and Wellness (PDF | 47.7 KB)

Center for Nutrition and Activity Promotion at Penn State College.

Examples for elementary, middle, and high schools to use for involving students in wellness initiatives.

Resources for Youth Engagement

California Project LEAN.

This Web site includes case studies, advocacy guides, lesson plans, and brochures to engage youth in school wellness.

Healthier Middle Schools Everyone Can Help

USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition.

Series of communication tools for teachers, principals, parents, food service managers and students, with videos and handouts for each audience.