Navajo Preparatory School Health and Wellness Afterschool program
This afterschool program provides ample time for physical activity, education and provides consistent positive health messages from teachers and school staff. We will encourage the support of the student’s families in order be more effective in promoting the health and academic success of our students.
The objective of the Navajo Preparatory School Afterschool:
Health and Wellness Program Provide our students with the educational and fitness experience. Physical activities for the students, especially those not athletically inclined to be more involved and have a fun enjoyable experience while incorporating healthy living inclined to be more involved and have a fun enjoyable experience while incorporating healthy living.
The Program consist of three main components
Provide our students with the educational and fitness experience. Physical activities for the students, especially those not athletically inclined to be more involved and have a fun enjoyable experience while incorporating healthy living.
Offer a supportive and safe environment in which our students can feel comfortable trying new activities and building new skills.
Provide culturally appropriate nutrition education through hands-on food preparation classes. Foster parental support and involvement through joint activities and parent-focused events such as awards celebrations and healthy group dinners.
Walking in Beauty The underlying message is to empower the students at everylevel to increase their quality and years of healthy living. In Navajo traditional teachings, a healthy person is one who is in balance” supported and surrounded by a healthy family and a healthy community.
A Healthy Path The Navajo Prep Health and Wellness Program’s strategy will be to provide afterschool activities to prevent childhood obesity. Our strategies will be to encourage and to support our students to make healthy choices that will have a positive effect on their lives.
The Navajo Prep Health and Wellness afterschool offerings
The specific options available are sparks fun games physical activity and volleyball, rock climbing, archery, ropes course, cycling and swimming.