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Empower students to take the lead in making their school a healthier place!

Fuel Up to Play 60 is free to join and encourages youth to fuel up with healthy foods and be active for 60 minutes every day. Locally, New England Dairy & Food Council and the New England Patriots support Fuel Up to Play 60 in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. For more information on how to join the program, visit

Schools that check off all Six Steps to become a Touchdown School by April 1, 2018 will receive $500 to continue their success with Fuel Up to Play 60.  Here are some ideas for how that funding could be used.  Also, up to 10 Touchdown Schools will be selected for one adult and guest to attend a VIP experience at NFL Training Camp in Foxboro, MA during Summer 2018!  Click here for Official Rules. 

Below lists a quick overview of Fuel Up to Play 60’s key elements:

The Six Steps
The Six Steps provide a game plan to guide you through the program. Use our six-step cheat sheet to get started. You can follow the steps in order, or begin wherever it makes sense for your school.

Up to $4,000 per year is available for K-12 schools enrolled in Fuel Up to Play 60 to help kick-start healthy changes. To be eligible for funding, schools must participate in the National School Lunch Program and have a Fuel Up to Play 60 program advisor. Sign up on the Fuel Up to Play 60 Dashboard.

Student Leadership
Student leadership is central to Fuel Up to Play 60. Active students can keep track of their progress online to earn Points. Students who collect at least 45,000 Points can apply for the competitive ambassador program and the opportunity to attend the national student leadership summit July 16th-19th in Atlanta, Georgia.

Website Guide
Use this helpful resource to guide you through the Fuel Up to Play 60 website.

Fuel Up to Play 60 is the in-school nutrition and physical activity program launched by National Dairy Council (NDC) and National Football League, in collaboration with United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). For more information on how to join, visit Here’s a quick look at key elements of the program!