Fuel Up to Play 60

Empowering students to create a culture of wellness in schools

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

2019 Fuel Up to Play 60 Program Advisor Training

Join us for our annual Arizona Fuel Up to Play 60 Program Advisor Summit!Date: Tuesday, October...

Fuel Up to Play 60 Kids Combine Contest

Calling all Fuel Up to Play 60 Program Advisors! Nominate your school MVPs to be a part of the...

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Dairy Council® of Arizona’s own Patricia Johnson is here to help.

Equipment Loan

Amp up your school events with our physical activity equipment available for loan!

Student Leadership

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!

Program Advisor

Adult educators or staff can become Program Advisors. You’ll recruit student leaders, receive emails with information on local and national contests, and get the latest news on trainings and resources (like the Fuel Up to Play 60 Playbook).

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 and here.

School Incentives

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

Check out Fuel Up to Play 60 in action, from students and team leaders!

Student Blog

Nutrition Is Our Mission!

Nutrition Is Our Mission!

Reporting From the Field This summer my fellow student ambassadors and I attended the national Fuel Up To Play 60 Summit in Atlanta, Georgia.  From this summit we learned the importance of working with our administration and community to help...

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Team Lead Blog

Jump Start the Morning With a School Breakfast Party!

Jump Start the Morning With a School Breakfast Party!

Reporting From the Field Each month at Cheyenne Elementary, a breakfast party is held for the students who eat breakfast at school. In November the theme was "Leaves are Falling, Breakfast is Calling." The goal of the party is to promote and...

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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.