Guam Head Start Program Children's Fitness Fair

Guam Head Start Program Children's Fitness Fair

Come join the Guam Head Start Program as we MOVE, LEARN and PLAY!  Help us promote health and wellness by encouraging exercise for children ages 2 to 10 years old. 

Our Fitness Fair will consist of various community partners sharing information about their program and services.  They will also have simple fitness games for children to enjoy throughout the event.  You will earn service learning hours by helping at your assigned station. 

Preparation Instruction:
  • Contact the person listed below in this post to sign up for this event. She will give you instructions on what you should do on the day of the event. 
  • Get a good night’s rest.
  • Eat a healthy breakfast.
  • Visit the Guam Head Start website: https://guamheadstart.org/ to read and learn more about what we do, they services we provide and the families we work with.

Activity Instruction:
  • Help families stay informed of programs and services available in our community.
  • Assist families by promoting health and wellness through the power of exercise and play.
  • Follow instructions from the coordinator on what your specific task is. 
  • Sign in and out at the event. 

Reflection Instruction:
As we are servicing families in our community, you should reflect on the following: 
  • Did you know what the Guam Head Start Program was prior to this event?
  • Were you aware of the various services and programs our community has to offer?
  • Are you aware that children between the ages of 2 to 10 years old learn as they play?
  • What impact do you think this Fitness Fair had on the families who attended today’s event?
  • Did you find this event to be productive in keeping the families in our community aware of the services being offered?
  • What did you do and how was this project an example of service? 

Learning Standards/Objectives:
  • The objective is to promote family health and wellness through play and to increase awareness of the community programs available in our community. 
  • Standard 8: Health Advocacy Demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health.  HS.8.3 Work cooperatively as an advocate for improving personal, family, and community health.  HS.8.5 Employ life skills that promote healthy, productive, and functional lives.

CONTACT PERSON DETAILS

  Name: Maria T. C. Quintanilla (Health Services)
 Phone: 300-1600
  Email: mtcquintanilla@gdoe.net
Organization/Agency/Business Name: Guam Head Start Program
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