The Youth Physical Wellness Programming Certificate prepares you to design programs that address obesity and lack of physical activity in children. You'll be specifically prepared to work in unattached school-time settings, such as day and summer camps.
What you'll learn
You'll take away best practices for youth physical wellness programming, including how to address childhood obesity and lack of physical activity. You'll develop skills for teaching preschool and elementary aged children, as well as children with special needs, and you'll learn the principles of childhood nutrition, healthy menu planning, and food programs.
You'll also have opportunities to practice what you learn in unattached school time settings, such as day and summer camps.