Fuel Up to Play 60, the nation’s leading in-school wellness program, operates in over 73,000 schools nationwide through a partnership between the National Football League and the National Dairy Council®.
This program provides staff and students with opportunities to build healthier school environments by increasing physical activity and developing good eating habits.
Why Fuel Up To Play 60 ?
Up to $4,000 is available to qualifying schools per year
Student-led program with leadership and peer mentoring opportunities
Activities can be customized to fit each school’s needs
Resources, training, and support available for implementation
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Fuel Up To Play 60 is led by students, for students. It all starts when they create their Student Dashboard account to track activities, participate in challenges, and earn points to achieve Ambassador status. Reach the highest level for a chance to represent Nevada at the national Student Ambassador Summit!
Along with any adult educator or staff at the school, parents can also become Program Advisors (PA). As a PA, you will recruit student leaders, receive information on local and national contests, and get the latest news on trainings and resources. To get started, work with your student team on activities to implement from the Playbook.
Become a Touchdown School
Complete and report all steps in the program on the Fuel Up to Play 60 Dashboard to become a Touchdown School. In the process, student leaders will work with Program Advisors to plan a Kickoff event, rally other students to the cause, and implement nutrition and physical activity plays! Get ideas through reading school success stories.
Incentives are everywhere! School nutrition equipment, prizes, Raiders tickets, player or Raider Rusher school visits, kids’ camps, and autographed footballs are just a few. There’s a bunch of great stuff available to actively participating schools. For qualifying schools, grants are available to help with wellness initiatives. Check out some ideas for using Fuel Up to Play 60 funding.
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Reporting from Our Resident Experts
October 15th started a whirlwind of events for the Dairy Council of Nevada’s star employee, Daisy the Cow. This date marked the start of National School Lunch Week (NSLW) which according to the National School Nutrition Association (SNA) was created by President John F. Kennedy in 1962.read more
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Award Winning, Age-Specific Nutrition Education Resources
The Dairy Council of Nevada® provides free nutrition education materials throughout the states of Arizona and Nevada at no charge. Visit the catalog to browse and order.