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
Get Started Today!
Dairy Council® of Arizona’s own Patricia Johnson is here to help.
Activate Your Students!
Amp up your school events with our physical activity equipment available for loan!
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 and 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
Check out Fuel Up to Play 60 in action, from students and team leaders!
Team Lead Blog
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...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.