Stay in Shape is a free after-school program designed to promote awareness and inspire healthy living to prevent childhood obesity among adolescent students in the communities served by MGH HealthCare Centers. An evidence-informed best practice, Stay in Shape has been serving the participating schools with highly positive outcomes since 2000.
Stay in Shape at Chelsea High School
Stay in Shape is currently offered at seven public schools, including
Chelsea High School
Revere High School
Rumney Marsh Academy Middle School (Revere)
Clark Avenue Middle School (Chelsea)
Eugene Wright Science & Technology Academy (Chelsea)
Warren-Prescott School (Charlestown)
Clarence R. Edwards School (Charlestown)
The program also served Youth StarMoms at Roca in 2012 and 2013.
Stay in Shape delivers a comprehensive curriculum that addresses healthy eating, stress reduction, and physical activity. CHA works with each individual school in establishing and sustaining the program, provides technical support, such as program orientation and currculum training, for the designated teachers at school to run a successful program every school year.
In School Year 2013 - 2014, we plan to pilot a Stay in Shape Boys & Girls program st selected middle schools.
For the curriculum for the Boys & Girls program, click here.
For the Student Handout Booklet for the Boys & Girls program, click here.