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Cultivating Gratitude with Kids

11/14/22

Cultivating Gratitude with Kids

As a Vietnamese proverb wisely teaches, “When eating fruit, remember the one who planted the tree”. The Thanksgiving season is a perfect time to consider the many benefits of gratitude, because being grateful allows us to reflect on the goodness in our lives and can bring some surprising health benefits. Expressing gratitude by giving back [...] Read More

6 Ways to Help Girls Not Quit Sports!

10/19/22

6 Ways to Help Girls Not Quit Sports!

Growing up in a family full of athletes was a privilege I never realized I had. Being put into numerous sports at a young age, supported by family members to work hard at each one, encouraged to practice with others, and strive for athletic achievement have all contributed to my academic success, confidence, self-esteem, and [...] Read More

All BOKS Resources – What You Need To Know

09/08/22

All BOKS Resources – What You Need To Know

AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT ALL THE BOKS RESOURCES TO SET YOU UP FOR SUCCESS THIS YEAR.    The new school year is here and we wanted to take a moment to re-introduce ALL the resources BOKS has to offer and break down each one to make it super easy to select the right ones for you. We’ll also share [...] Read More

Move Your School with BOKS – A Contest Case Study

05/15/22

Move Your School with BOKS – A Contest Case Study

The English Montreal School Board’s B.A.S.E. (Before and After School Enriched) Daycare Program kicked off its first-ever B.A.S.E. BOKS Contest in seven school daycares on January 18, 2022. The goal of the three-month competition was two-fold: To get children ages 4—12 years old physically active as often as possible and to encourage the daycare educators [...] Read More

In the News

CAN YOU HELP US FIND OUR NEXT DEFENDER OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AWARD WINNER?  BOKS TO AWARD $10,000 TO EXEMPLARY PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PROGRAM

11/01/21

CAN YOU HELP US FIND OUR NEXT DEFENDER OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AWARD WINNER? BOKS TO AWARD $10,000 TO EXEMPLARY PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PROGRAM

It’s that time of year again. The BOKS team is on the hunt for an exceptional BOKS program to award our Defenders of Physical Activity Award. Each year, we call for nominations from all of our participating U.S. BOKS schools and youth organizations to help us find one program that stands out for its efforts [...] Read More

Meet the BOKS Trainer Advisory Board Members!

10/19/21

Meet the BOKS Trainer Advisory Board Members!

We are so excited to announce members of the  BOKS Trainer Advisory Board for the 2021-22 school year!  The Trainer Advisory Board consists of 13 enthusiastic, passionate BOKS Trainers who are committed to BOKS’ mission: providing schools, youth-based organizations and families with access to daily quality physical activity that inspires kids to move. Since 2009, BOKS has [...] Read More

BOKS ANNOUNCES $250K GRANT PROGRAM TO GET KIDS MOVING ACROSS NORTH AMERICA

08/29/21

BOKS ANNOUNCES $250K GRANT PROGRAM TO GET KIDS MOVING ACROSS NORTH AMERICA

Physical activity program provides equitable access to sport & fitness with funds, training and on-going support (BOSTON) August 23, 2021 — Today BOKS (Build Our Kids’ Success), an initiative of the Reebok Foundation, announced a $250,000 grant program that will support its efforts to provide equitable access to physical activity and play to more children [...] Read More

BOKS Virtual Resource Training: August 18th

08/05/21

BOKS Virtual Resource Training: August 18th

  BOKS is hosting a Resource Training on August 18th, 2021. This training will provide attendees with an in-depth look into BOKS' Resources and how they can be implemented at school, at a youth organization or even at home! Event Details: August 18, 2021 1:30pm – 3:00pm EST Register Here Questions? Please reach out to [...] Read More