A common barrier that the youth face when it comes to engaging in physical activity is transportation. Along with that, the stigma of physical activity needing to be extraneous or competitive to be beneficial also deters youth from participating in it. This program helps youth and adults in being more active and knowledgeable about what they eat.
Vida Activa was made as a way to create opportunities for the youth to be active, healthy, social, and to recover from isolation due to the pandemic. Reintegration through social outdoor recreation proved to be something that the they enjoy. This project was introduced in the Summer of 2021 and brought forth positive feedback from participants and the community so we decided to bring it back this summer.
Be on the lookout for updates on when our activities will begin!
Chimney Rock State Park, NC