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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The AZ Dairy Council’s own Patricia Johnson is here to help.
Fuel Up To Play 60 is led by students, for students. Create a Student Dashboard account to track activities, participate in challenges, and earn points to achieve Ambassador status – with a chance to represent Arizona at the national Student Ambassador Summit!
The Six Steps
Become a Touchdown School by completing all Six Steps on your Dashboard. In the process, student leaders will work with Program Advisors to plan a Kick Off event, rally other students to the cause, and implement nutrition and physical activity plays! Get ideas through reading school success stories here.
Incentives are everywhere! School nutrition equipment, gift cards, Cardinals tickets, player or Big Red school visits, kids’ camps, and autographed footballs are just a few. There’s a bunch of great stuff available to actively participating schools.
Reporting From the Field: Student Blogs
Check out Fuel Up to Play 60 in action, from a student’s point of view!
Reporting From the Field This summer, I was afforded the opportunity to attend the Fuel Up To Play 60 National Summit as a state ambassador. When I joined the program three years ago as a freshmen I had no idea of the adventure that was in...read more
Reporting From the Field For the third year in a row I received the opportunity to go to the Fuel Up To Play 60 National Summit. The first time was in Chicago, second in Indiana and last year it was Minnesota. During this amazing four day trip...read more
Reporting From the Field Recently my school district, Pendergast Elementary, held a color fun run that was open to everyone in the community. Participants were charged a small fee of $2.00 that included a t-shirt, entry into the run and a...read more
Quick Links to Get Started
Award Winning, Age-Specific Nutrition Education Resources
The Dairy Council ® of Arizona and Nevada provide free nutrition education materials throughout the states of Arizona and Nevada at no charge. Visit the catalog to browse and order.