Afterschool programs play a key role in the health and well-being of children through activities that encourage healthy behaviors, a healthy environment that includes a healthy snack or meal, and a focus on parental involvement to reinforce healthy behaviors at home.

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Healthy Afterschool Nutrition Program

Afterschool Planning and Policy

Nutrition, Physical Activity and Food Activities

For more hands-on activities for K-12 visit: Healthy Schools Nutrition Education and Physical Activity

Parent Outreach Resources

For more parent resources visit: Parents web page


This program has been funded at least in part with Federal funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Services. The content of this website does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department, nor does mention of trade names, commercial product, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.


Nutrition and Wellness Programs, Illinois State Board of Education
100 North First Street, W-270, Springfield, Illinois 62777-0001

FAX number: 217/524-6124
TOLL FREE number: 800/545-7892