RUTLAND — Rutland Regional Medical Center and Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum are hosting a four-week Healthy Living Camp series created to help parents/caregivers and their children five and under learn about healthy lifestyles, nutrition and fitness. The Healthy Living Camps are designed around the principle of purposeful play and are a part of Rutland Regional’s commitment to helping families raise healthy children.
Healthy Living Camp sessions will begin on Wednesday, April 22 from 10-11:30 a.m. at Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum on 11 Center Street, Rutland. Additional sessions will take place on April 29, May 6 and May 13 at the Museum.
Each session features activities that provide learning opportunities and benefits to children and their families in a fun and supportive environment. A light snack will be served and there will be ample time to explore Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum exhibits.
Wednesday, April 22: “My Body.” Through a variety of fun activities children will explore how their body works inside and out from learning about their skeletons and muscles to their heart and lungs.
Wednesday, April 29: “Healthy Eating.” Busy schedules can make it a challenge for families to make healthy food choices. Through a variety of hands-on activities, children will discover healthy foods and how eating right helps them to grow strong and healthy.
Wednesday, May 6: “Movement.” Using music and a variety of play activities, children will discover how their body moves and the importance of being active.
Wednesday, May 13: “My Feelings.” Through song and craft activities, children will learn how to handle their emotions in healthy ways.
Classes are free for parents/caregivers and their children. Class size is limited to 16 families per session and pre-registration is required by calling 802-282-2678 or at wonderfeetkidsmuseum.org.