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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation are independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA). ® Registered Marks of the BCBSA.  Be Active Kids is a registered mark of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina.

 

Be Active Kids is an innovative, interactive physical activity, nutrition, and food safety curriculum for North Carolina preschoolers ages four and five. The goal of the program is to give young children the tools they need to develop positive physical activity and nutrition habits for a lifetime of good health. Be Active Kids uses colorful characters, interactive hands-on lessons and bright visuals to teach children that physical activity, healthy eating, and food safety can be fun!

On this website, you will find special areas for kids, parents, childcare providers, and trainers with helpful materials and things to do.


ATTENTION!!

TRAINERS:  We are now accepting registrations for Be Active Kids Train-the-Trainer sessions.  We have scheduled 5 training sessions across the state starting for the month of March. Click here for more information.
This is a logo of the Natural Learning Inititiative - http://www.naturalearning.org/Requests For Applications (RFA) are now being excepted for the Preventing Obesity by Design project (for local Smart Start Partnerships).  Click here for more information.
Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh, NC will be opening their new Power 2 Play exhibit on Saturday, February 7th.  Go check it out!
Providers:  If you are a child care provider who has been trained in the Be Active Kids program and would be interested in participating in one of six focus groups to determine strengths and barriers of the program please contact the Be Active Kids Program Specialist at 919-287-7012 or click here to send an e-mail.

          Revised Be Active Kids Kits include the following changes:

If you are a North Carolina childcare provider or trainer with a previous version kit, prior to March 2008, supplemental materials and information are available. To order, contact the Be Active Kids Program Specialist at 919-287-7012 or click here to send an e-mail. 

If it has been a while since your last training and you would like an entirely new kit, please contact the Be Active Kids Program Specialist to find a trainer   near you.  Curriculum kits are distributed, free of charge, at local training sessions.