Relay for Life Bay Ridge June 23rd www.relayforlife.org/bayridgeny
Relay Recess brings Relay For Life to elementary schools nationwide. It provides students, teachers, and administrators the opportunity to become heroes in their own communities. It also brings cancer education and community service to the classroom in a fun and exciting way.
It also engages elementary school students in the fight against cancer through fundraising activities that support cancer programs and services in every community. It gives students the chance to get out of the classroom and have fun with entertainment and activities that reinforce what they have learned. Because the program is so flexible, it's different at every school and is an excellent opportunity to showcase unique qualities about your school and your community.
The Relay Recess program provides an excellent opportunity for elementary schools to get involved in their communities by uniting teachers, students, parents, and the rest of the community to support a common cause. It also engages students in the fight against cancer, allowing them to make a difference in their community while also developing healthy behaviors that will reduce their cancer risk. Students will benefit by:
The Relay Recess program is built around three components: education, physical activity and fundraising. Participating schools receive everything they need to implement the program - materials and activities to help educate students about what causes cancer and steps they can take to reduce their cancer risk and lead healthy lives, as well as helpful ideas for fund raising.
Relay Recess educational materials, activities, and supplies are based around four focus areas: physical activity, nutrition, sun safety, and tobacco prevention. The American Cancer Society will also assist teachers and students with fundraising both in the classroom and online on your school's event page.
To bring the Relay Recess program to your school and empower your students to become superheroes against cancer, contact the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345.