Nutrition Education Program Providers


Action Schools! BC
A best practices physical activity and healthy eating model designed to assist elementary schools (K-7) in creating individualized school action plans to promote healthy living. Check out the Healthy Eating Action Resource and the Healthy Eating Workshop.

BC Agriculture in the Classroom
Resources and curriculum-based lesson ideas (K-12) that bring BC agricultural practices into your classroom.

BC Dairy Association
Curriculum-based comprehensive nutrition education programs and downloadable lessons and activities (K-12). Key elementary programs are bilingual. Teacher workshops available. Find out why take a workshop. Call toll-free 1-800-242-6455

BC Ministry of Education and Ministry of Health
Curriculum-based set of healthy eating and physical activity classroom-based lesson plans (K to 10)
Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Learning Resources
Grade 8, Grade 9 and Grade 10 available in French and English; Kindergarten to Grade 7 available Fall 2008

Heart and Stroke Foundation
Curriculum-based HeartSmart Kids™ programs (K-6, including a Grade 4-6 Aboriginal Program) focus on encouraging children to make heart-healthy lifestyle choices in a fun, challenging and engaging way. Teacher workshops available.
Call toll-free 1-888-473-4636

Home Economics Classes: Foods and Nutrition 8 to 12
Home Economics teachers include nutrition education lessons as part of their program of instruction.

Sip Smart! BC
Sip Smart! BC is an initiative to teach children from Grades 4 to 6 what they need to know to make healthy drink choices. FREE to BC Educators and available September 2009.
http://healthyeatingatschool.ca/featured/sip-smart-bc (Teachers/Resources)

Vancouver Island Health Authority Program ©Healthy Choices
A curriculum-based program for students (K-12), based on the principles of comprehensive school health, focusing on health issues including healthy eating, physical activity, sexual development, relationships and more.


Kids’ Nutrition Tours Program at Save-On-Foods

http://www.saveonfoods.com/nutrition-tours A free interactive supermarket tour (K-3) facilitated by a registered dietitian with teacher guide, classroom activities and grade specific materials. Tours for other grades available on request.

To book a nutrition tour, call 1.800.242.9229 or sign up online

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