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Vaping & COVID-19: What CATCH My Breath is Doing Right Now

Donate Here to Support CATCH My Breath A LETTER FROM OUR FOUNDING BOARD MEMBER, Dr. Steven Kelder Dear CATCH Friends and Community, I hope this note finds you well and healthy during these unprecedented times. At CATCH Global Foundation (CGF), … Read More

New “Health at Home” Resources for Parents Dealing with School Closures

Just like you, we are trying to keep our kids healthy and active in the midst of Coronavirus-related school closures. To help all our families, we’ve set up a Google Classroom to provide free and easy access to several of … Read More

Apr01

Pennsylvania HOSA Leadership Conference

Radisson Valley Forge Hotel and Convention Center  |  Full Details
Apr07

Tennessee HOSA Leadership Conference

Opryland Hotel  |  TBD  |  Full Details
Apr21

SHAPE National 2020

Salt Palace Convention Center  |  Full Details

We are thrilled with the healthy results we’ve seen in our students this past year after implementing the CATCH curriculum…[it’s] making a huge difference in the lives of our students, their families and the overall school environment.

Sonia NoriegaLead Teacher of Health & Physical Education
Ysleta ISD, El Paso, TX

Education is empowerment. The model that CATCH emphasizes is about forming healthy habits for life, making healthy fun, and changing the environment around us to support healthier lifestyles full of movement and healthy eating.

Rose JenningsCATCH Education Liason
Cuenca, Ecuador

It’s working! In just five months, the kids truly know what the word CATCH is and they know it’s just part of the routine at school … And most importantly, the kids are having fun, being active and learning alongside their classmates.

Michelle DavisPhysical Education / Health Teacher & Head Women’s Soccer Coach
Guymon Junior High, Guymon, OK

CATCH is real! This program is here to stay. We are moving forward.

Demetri DuronsletPhysical Education Coach
William Hart Elementary School, Gretna, LA

What's theProblem?

  • One in every three children in the U.S. is overweight or obese.

  • An estimated $190.2 billion is spent every year on obesity-related illness.

  • Physical fitness in childhood and adolescence plays a key role in brain health and academic performance.

  • Only 19% of Americans get the recommended amount
    of physical activity.


How We Can Fix It

Based on 25 years of scientific evidence-based research, CATCH approaches these problems through a variety of modules.

  • Cafeteria (GO, SLOW, WHOA)
  • Family & Community
  • Physical Education
  • Classroom


  • Pre-K
  • Grades K-5
  • Grades 6-8
  • After-School

Helping children to embrace healthy behaviors for a lifetime

CATCH Early Childhood (CEC) is designed to nurture a love of physical activity, provide an introduction to classroom-based gardening and nutrition, and encourage healthy eating in children ages 3-5. Little ones are motivated to walk, run, jump, dance and move their whole bodies while playing and having fun! Read More

Positively impacting children's knowledge and behavior

CATCH for K-5 focuses on coordinating four components: the Eat Smart school nutrition program, K-5 Classroom curriculum, a Physical Education program, and a Family program. The coordination of health messages between these four component areas is critical to positively impact children’s knowledge and behavior. Read More

Educating young people and supporting healthful lifestyles

CATCH for 6-8 focuses on coordinating four components: the Eat Smart school nutrition program, 6-8 Classroom curriculum, a Physical Education program, and a Family program. The coordination of health messages between these four component areas is critical to positively impact children’s knowledge and behavior. Read More

Physical activity and nutrition education for K-8 children

CATCH Kids Club (CKC) is a physical activity and nutrition education program designed for elementary and middle school aged children (grades K – 8) in an after-school or summer setting. Read More

CATCH Partners

Want to Get Involved?

Talk to a CATCH Specialist now to learn more about our coordinated school health program and how to participate.

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