Healthy Habits

Summer Frolic and Theater Camp at Children's Aid Society Philip Coltoff Center

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Downward Dog for the Preschool Set

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Many adults practice yoga and love it, but it is also a fun, educational and healthy activity for the preschool set. The flexibility and balance necessary for yoga, as well as the discipline, make it a great way to help kids stay fit, while appealing to the perpetual desire of little kids to twist their bodies into as many different shapes as possible.

Mentoring Makes a Difference

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The Children's Aid Society in New York: A Pioneer and Still a Leader of Medical Treatment for Children

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Children's Aid/AileyCamp: Dance and the Power of the Self

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The Children's Aid Society's Camps Combine Educational and Cultural Experiences with, "Good old summertime fun"

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In 1873 in New York City The Children's Aid Society leased and then equipped a large house on Staten Island, establishing the first "Fresh Air" type of vacations for city children and mothers. The rural surroundings offered an escape from hot city streets and stifling tenements that the children faced every day.

A Holistic Approach to Keeping Bullies at Bay

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As any student, teacher or parent knows, bullying can have a huge impact in the way students view the school environment. The news that next month the American Academy of Pediatrics will revise their policies on the pediatrician's role in youth violence to include a section on bullying, gives weight to the idea that bullying is an issue that needs to be dealt with on all levels, including medically.

Keeping it Fun: Coach "Hammer" Stevens Teaches Kids Basketball, Integrity and the Value of Education

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Recognize President Obama's National Health Care Day of Service

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During President Barack Obama's National Health Care Day of Service on Saturday June 27th, please keep in mind that currently, of the 2.6 million New Yorkers without insurance, 400,000 are children.

In the Kitchen Youth Learn about Cooking, Life

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