The be well Youth Block Captain training, is a fun, interactive 6-week healthy living training that equips youth with new attitudes, skills and knowledge as it relates to health and wellness and builds their capacity to serve on the be well Youth Council. In this training, be well Youth will explore community organizing and advocacy strategies that can be used as a tool to build their will to lead healthier lives and promote healthy living opportunities among their peers. Specifically, the training helps youth to eat healthy, move more, maintain a healthy heart and be comfortable in their own skin. The training also helps youth establish ways to share what they learned with their peers.
This training uses a combination of innovative and evidence-based strategies intended to motivate and engage youth as leaders in reducing the spread of childhood obesity and other preventable illnesses that impact children in the be well Zone and abroad.