Healthy eating and physical activity solutions for kids

Challenge Stars

Healthy Kids Challenge® Schools and programs are leading efforts to meet the Challenge for kids’ health. As a group they have implemented thousands of best practices to support kids in making healthy eating and physical activity choices a habit.

HKC Challenge Star Schools and Programs

Kids C.A.N. Schools and Programs

Thanks to a 3-year grant, Kansas Kids C.A.N., funded by the Sunflower Foundation: Health Care for Kansans, rural community programs and schools in a 16 county area demonstrated how they C.A.N. (Connect Activity and Nutrition) for kids.

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Scott-Greeley-Wichita Counties
  • Bob Wilson Memorial Grant Co. Hospital
  • Charles O. Stones Intermediate Center
  • Deerfield Elementary School USD #216
  • Dighton Grade School
  • Elkhart Elementary School
  • Fowler Grade School
  • Garden City Family YMCA
  • Greeley County Health Services
  • Greeley County Schools USD #200
  • Hamilton County Library
  • Hodgeman County Health Center
  • Hodgeman County Prime Time - Hanston Afterschool
  • Jetmore Elementary School
  • Lane County Health Department
  • Lane County Hospital
  • Lane County Library
  • Liberal Memorial Library
  • Liberal Parks-Recreation Department
  • Meade County Extension
  • Meade County Health Department
  • Meade District Hospital
  • Meade Grade School
  • Petterson Medical Clinic
  • Scott County Hospital
  • Southwest Medical Center
  • Stanton County Elementary
  • School Stanton County Hospital
  • Stanton County Library
  • Stevens County Extension
  • Stevens County Health Department
  • Moscow Schools USD #209
  • Sublette Elementary School
  • Syracuse Schools USD #494
  • Ulysses Schools USD #214
  • Wichita County Extension
  • Wichita County Health Department

HKC recognizes other Challenge Stars for their commitment to make a healthy difference for kids

Wichita, Kansas Schools
Funding by Via Christi Volunteers

  • Via Christi Child Development Center
  • St. Joseph Catholic School
  • St. Patrick Catholic School
  • St. Anne
  • Holy Savior
  • Bethel Life

McPherson, Kansas Schools
Funding by the Sunflower Foundation, Health Care for Kansans

  • Eisenhower Elementary
  • Lincoln Elementary
  • Roosevelt Elementary
  • Washington Elementary
  • McPherson Middle School
  • McPherson High School