Active In‑Betweens is a healthy lifestyle and resilience program for 9-12-year-olds.
Active In‑Betweens provides opportunities for children to:
- Eat and learn about healthy food.
- Connect positively with peers and supportive adults.
- Learn about interpersonal behaviours that contribute to good health and positive self-esteem.
- Engage with positive social and neighbourhood connection opportunities (e.g. youth services, local sporting clubs).
Children are empowered to:
- Increase their health literacy.
- Think independently.
- Increase their self-advocacy.
- Proactively keep their communities and environments safe.
Weekly, after-school programs are currently available at:
- Bellambi (Bellza).
- Bundaleer (Bundy) in Warrawong.
- Horsley (Horsley Outdoor Krew or HOK).
Holiday Activity Workshops are currently available at:
Active In‑Betweens is a community-based program with strong partnerships and community stakeholders promoting intersectoral collaboration. Current partners include:
“Having fruit and veg, exercising, and not having lots of sugary snacks makes you healthy and strong.”
Ella, Age 9