Enrollment open for free We Can! Energize Our Families Program

Penn State Hershey PRO Wellness Center is holding another session of the We Can! Energize Our Families, a national education program from the National Institutes of Health to prevent obesity among youth ages 8-13. 

The is a free six-session program offering activities for parents and other caregivers to discover ways in which they can achieve a healthy weight in their family. Sessions will demonstrate essential skills that encourage making healthy food choices, becoming more physically active and reducing recreational screen time.

In addition, youth ages 8-13 will participate in a weekly one-hour session with a professional trainer from Explosive Sports Performance. Sessions will involve actively learning simple and fun physical activities that can be done at home to reduce sedentary time. 

One-hour meetings will be held from 6-7 p.m. every Tuesday. The next session runs May 14 to June 18 at Penn State Hershey Medical Group-Nyes Road, 121 Nyes Road, Suite A, Harrisburg. Registration is free at pennstatehershey.org/PROwellness/wecan but is required for attendance.

For additional information, visit the website or contact Barbara Blatt at 717-531-1440 ext. 4 or bblatt@psu.edu.

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Last Updated April 25, 2013