ParticipACTION Teen Challenge #BeAnOutsider Challenge Announced

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A new study of Canadian parents and teens found that teens are spending only 7.9 hours per week being active outdoors – less than half of the 17.5 hours their parents spent participating in outdoor activities just a generation earlier. In response, ParticipACTION Teen Challenge sponsored by Coca-Cola Canada has launched the #BeAnOutsider challenge. From October 5 to November 6, teens and community organizations who Tweet or Instagram a photo of themselves getting active outdoors with the hashtag #BeAnOutsider will be entered to win weekly prizes including Canadian Tire gift cards and ParticipACTION prize packs. For more information, visit here!

Recreation NL holds quarterly deadlines for Teen Physical Activity Grant Applications that support physical activity programs, events and activities for teens 13-19 years of age.Our next grant funding deadline is Friday, November 20, 2015. Registered organizations can apply for up to $500 for program funding. Register your organization and apply here!