Tuesday, May 22, 2012

here's to a healthy summer and a great giveaway!

As summer closes in, I spend a few minutes each day looking over the schedule for the coming months.  With free days for the kids combined with work days for me, I need to make sure that I have the new schedule down before we hit the ground running.  And my most important goal of the summer?  To ensure that my kids stay active in every possible way.  Too many free hours can result in too much television, especially when Mom is busy.  I'm a big believer that fun, physical activity leads to a healthy body and mind, which is why I find loads of ways for my kiddos to burn energy all summer long.

Early on, I've tried to follow my kids' instincts and interests when it comes to play, which to me, means that their physical activity will be fun for them, too.  I was so excited to learn about the Chicago Bears Youth Football Camps, which meet throughout the summer all over the city and suburbs.  Click here to find them near you.  These camps are zeroed in on healthy fun, keeping kids fit and honing leadership skills, all while developing a lifelong love of fitness.  As an adult who didn't participate in many regular physical activities as a child, I find it difficult to maintain my fitness-related motivation.  It's nice to know that there are places like the Chicago Bears Youth Football Camps, where the 'love of fitness spark' will be ignited early on.

ABOUT:  The Chicago Bears Youth Football Camps offer safe, non-contact instruction for kids ages 6-14 and are very suitable for any kid that just wants to learn the game.  They provide a station-based training format that allows campers to be divided by age and experience level so each receives the right level of instruction and support.  Kids will learn to run, throw, catch, defend, form block, form tackle and explode out of their stance with proper technique and improved speed.   The camps, which each run for 5 days from 9am to 3pm (that’s 30 hours of active learning, instruction and fun!), do more than just introduce kids to sports, they make kids passionate about being healthy and help develop a lifelong love of fitness.


GIVEAWAY ALERT!  I have a great giveaway for anyone who comments on this post, courtesy of the Chicago Bears Youth Football Camps.  Just a quick moment of your time will enter you to win their prize package, which will include things such as a small leather binder, Bears rally towel, water bottle, Play 60 drawstring bag, D.J. Moore fan face, Bears gloves and football cards.  Check out their site and comment below before noon on Thursday, May 31, 2012 to be entered to win!

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18 comments:

aj72300 said...

What a great opportunity for the kids. I had no idea this even existed. Thank you for sharing.

alenaslife said...

"Passionate about healthy" I like. Thanks for sharing Molly.

annefran said...

I completely agree that getting the kids into activities while young will promote a lifelong healthy lifestyle. Like you, I was not exposed to a lot of physical activity while young, unlike you - it shows on me a lot more. :D Love your blogs Molly!

Carz said...

Go Bears - Sign me up

Mike V said...

Thanks Molly, I always enjoy reading your posts. I'll tell the boys about the camps!

billostrum said...

Great opportunity for the kids! Thanks for getting this out there. I'll be sure to share this with my friends and family as well. Sign me up!!! Go Bears!

Sharon Sargeant said...

Great write up. Thanks for the info. Please enter me in the draw.

Unknown said...

Thanks for sharing this Molly! Will share with family and friends.

mkd301 said...

sounds like a nice, SAFE, entry into the sport! I'm not sure who would enjoy more... nolan or kevin - thanks!!

melanie said...

What a great opportunity! I wish I could be a part of something like this myself!

Rita said...

My nephew would LOVE this camp! Kid's need to get outdoors more so I love to see programs like these!

RocketWriter said...

I've heard great things about this camp and wish my kids were old enough to enjoy it!

roth15037 said...

Sounds great! Thanks for getting the word out :)

pam said...

Sounds like fun.

Tony said...

A good way to get them in shape and understanding the game before they begin the rough stuff. Great program.

vivavita said...

Great opportunity for kids! Sign me
In!

Lindsay Kim said...

Sign me!!!

Heinrich Family said...

Coolio