United Healthcare Activate for Kids

School Wellness Initiative

Mud Run in Galveston, Texas

Mud Run in Galveston, Texas

Students and parents from Fort Bend ISD got dirty at the Gritty Kids Mud Run in Galveston, Texas on a one-mile course on Nov. 3, 2012. Click photo for more ...

Good Choices at School

Good Choices at School

School represents the majority of a child’s waking hours. How that time is spent has a big impact on their mental and physical health. Help them make smart choices during the day.

Activate Your Kids

Activate Your Kids

Exercise changes everything. It can help mood, weight and self-esteem in overweight kids. Get your
child started on an active lifestyle.

Healthy Eating & Recipes

Healthy Eating & Recipes

Grow a healthy eater by getting kids involved in the garden and at the market. Make changes in your kitchen and find healthy recipes you and your child can make together.

Well-Child Visits

Well-Child Visits

Use time at the doctor’s office to talk about exercise, nutrition and your child’s overall wellbeing. Let your doctor be an ally in your child’s healthy future.

Be a Role Model

Be a Role Model

When you create your own exercise routine, plan activities for you and the kids to do together. Don’t find excuses – just get off the couch and go!

United Healthcare is partnering with schools and communities on a new program to encourage a healthy lifestyle for American’s children. Activate for Kids has launched in six districts – find yours listed below. We hope this website will become an essential resource for parents. Please contact your Wellness Coordinator to get involved!

Florida
Melodie Griffin

Seminole County

Melodie Griffin

Can Apps teach your child healthy habits?

We have heard it for years; computer games and TV ...

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Susan Kennedy

Escambia County

Susan Kennedy

Live Well North West Florida March Newsletter

The Partnership for a Healthy Community also know ...

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Georgia
Jacob Weiers

Hall County

Jacob Weiers

UnitedHealthcare Fit Kids Sweepstakes

Set Goals to Get Your Kid Fit and Qualify to Win a ...

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Kimberly Rivers-Blackmon

Paulding County

Kimberly Rivers-Blackmon

30 Minutes Every Day, Every School-Georgia Shape

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Texas
Sandra Castro

Klein ISD

Sandra Castro

Obesity rates level out....

Teenagers Are Getting M ...

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Stephanie Kellam

Fort Bend ISD

Stephanie Kellam

WATCH Recognized Wellness Campus Awards!

Congratulations to all the Fort Bend ISD schools w ...

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Poll
How would you rate the health education at your child’s school?
Winning Ideas
Winning Ideas

Go Far! Fort Bend ISD, Texas

"Our 10-week program trains young people to set fitness goals. At the end of the program, they run a 5K! Find out if Go Far! is available in your community."


Share a Winning Idea, Story or Challenge for a chance to win a $25 Target® gift card.

Let Us Hear from You

We’d love to know what you think of the website and the Activate for Kids program!

A Message to Parents