Connecticut Fitness and Nutrition Clubs In Motion, is a 4-H Afterschool program designed to reduce obesity rates in children ages 9 to 14, through sustainable interventions surrounding food and fitness. The program is a partnership grant of UConn Extension. Youth in this program:
- Learn about healthy food choices
- Grow healthy food
- Have fun, grow healthy, and get fit
CT FANs IM, was modeled after the original 4-H FANs Fitness and Nutrition Clubs, a USDA Children, Youth and Families at Risk (CYFAR) Program.
This project was supported by Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grant Award No 2012-68001-19956 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.