The Prince George Cougars will probably be spreading the phrase about wholesome dwelling to college students.
Because of the pandemic, the Spirit of Wholesome Youngsters program will probably be held nearly this 12 months.
Final 12 months, the Cougars, the Northern Well being Authority, and the Spirit of the North Healthcare Basis expanded the SOHK Faculty Program to incorporate faculties throughout the Northern Well being area.
This system, now in its sixth 12 months, is being supplied to shut to 200 elementary faculties all through the North.
“The continued pandemic has impacted everybody and regardless of the challenges our workforce is going through, we felt it was extra vital than ever to discover a approach to provide our extraordinarily profitable college program this winter,” stated Cougars’ Vice President, Enterprise Andy Beesley.
“We’re deeply involved in regards to the well being and wellness of everybody, however notably the younger kids all through Northern BC, who we really feel will profit from the knowledge, management, and wholesome messages our gamers have willingly shared.”
College students will view a video that includes Cougars’ gamers that has well being and wellness info, then file their wholesome actions in monitoring sheets for the subsequent two weeks.
After two weeks, college students need to carry their monitoring sheet to their college and hand it in to their instructor.
This 12 months the college with the very best general stage of participation might win a $5,000 grant.