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Collective Action in Michigan YMCAs

Michigan YMCAs to Help More than 5,000 Kids Michigan Department of Education Grant Supports Learning Enhancement Twenty-four YMCAs and 66 locations have been selected to receive funding through the Michigan Department of Education. This funding will allow YMCAs to enhance Day Camp, Overnight, and other programs with Reading, Math, Science and Social Emotional Learning.
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Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH)

Youth Developement
For over 25 years, the CATCH platform has been proven to launch kids and communities toward healthier lifestyles.  Originators of "GO, SLOW, and WHOA" food categories, CATCH is the most cost effective means of preventing childhood obesity, in an environment that's fun and easy to sustain. Click here to learn more about this program.
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Less Stress with These 5 Tricks

Healthy Living
1. Get Some Sleep You're never too old for a bedtime. Getting enough sleep is crucial for cognitive function that helps you to make healthy decisions throughout the day. 2. Love Your Workout
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Healthy Out-of-School Time (HOST)

General Wellness
The Healthy Out-of-School Time Initiative gives YMCAs a science-based framework to help create environments where youth are encouraged to eat healthier and move more.  Providers across the state bring about the specific changes their sites need to be come healthier environments for their kids.
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