2018 National Healthy Kids! Healthy Futures! Conference Welcomes You

This one-of-a-kind conference promises to be a highly engaging, interactive and motivating event.  Held at the beautiful Sandia Resort and Casino on April 17th and 18th, 2018, attendees will learn new and exciting ways to enhance their youth and community’s health and fitness. Network with and learn from tribal & Native experts, organizations and communities working to improve the health and physical activity of Native American children.  See what they are doing. Take home tips, knowledge and inspiration for your work. Together we will ensure Healthy Kids! Healthy Futures! 

Thank you to our partners!





                           Conference Goals

  • Inspire, motivate, energize and celebrate participants working in Native children’s health and physical activity.
  • Advance knowledge and practices to prevent Native childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes.
  • Foster dialogue, encourage partnerships and build networks among conference participants.

Who Should Attend? 

  • Teachers, nutritionists, coaches, youth workers, program directors, elders, etc. are all encouraged to attend.
  • Reduced rate for students/youth 16-21 years old and elders 65+.

Register Here

Deadline to register Friday, April 6th

  • No refunds
  • Hotel rooms can be booked at the Sandia Resort and Casino at a special rate of $169.00 + tax (cut off date March 17, 2018). Hotel booking link will be sent with registration confirmation email.

Agenda

Click here to download agenda

 

Day 1 – Tuesday, April 17, 2018

                      7:00 AM | PHYSICAL ACTIVITY – WALK/RUN, YOGA, CROSSFIT
                      8:00 AM | BREAKFAST – REGISTRATION OPEN
                      8:30 AM | OPENING PRAYER AND WELCOME
                      8:45 AM | OPENING GENERAL SESSION
                    10:00 AM | BREAK
                     10:15 AM | BREAKOUT SESSIONS

                       11:15 AM | BREAK
                      11:30 AM | BREAKOUT SESSIONS

                     12:30 PM | LUNCH
                        1:30 PM | BREAKOUT SESSIONS

                      2:30 PM | BREAK
                      2:45 PM | BREAKOUT SESSIONS

                        3:45 PM | GENERAL SESSION
                       4:00 PM | CLOSING REFLECTIONS – BALLROOM D
             5:00-7:00 PM | EVENING RECEPTION – MOUNTAIN VIEW TERRACE

 

Day 2 – Wednesday, April 18, 2018

 

                      7:00 AM | PHYSICAL ACTIVITY – WALK/RUN, YOGA, CROSSFIT
                      8:30 AM | BREAKFAST
                      9:00 AM | WELCOME BACK
                    10:00 AM | BREAK
                      10:15 AM | BREAKOUT SESSIONS

10:00 AM-12:00 PM | SITE VISIT – TAMAYA WELLNESS CENTER
                       11:15 AM | BREAK
                      11:30 AM | BREAKOUT SESSIONS

                     12:30 PM | LUNCH
                        1:30 PM | BREAKOUT SESSIONS

                       2:30 PM | BREAK
                       2:45 PM | CLOSING GENERAL SESSION – BALLROOM D
                       3:45 PM | CLOSING REFLECTIONS, CIRCLE, PRAYER


Photos and video from 2017 conference


Interested in sponsoring the 2018 Healthy Kids! Healthy Futures! National Conference? Contact
 
cyanne@nb3f.org

 

Click here to learn more about sponsoring

 

About NB3 Foundation

The NB3 Foundation is a national, Native American nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing Native American childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes. Since its launch in 2005, the NB3 Foundation has grown into an award-winning organization in the area of grant-making, research, evaluation, direct youth programming and policy advocacy. NB3 Foundation invests in and works closely with grassroots, Native-led organizations across the country that are exploring promising new practices, expanding proven methods, conducting community-based research and evaluating impact. For more information, go to www.nb3foundation.org.