Official Newsletter of the President's Challenge


Watch Webinars on Our YouTube Channel: PYFPLive

Are you new to the Presidential Youth Fitness Program? As a part of the program, free webinars are available online throughout the year. These webinars will provide you with important information to help you transition to the new program. Some of the webinar include information on the following topics: FITNESSGRAM, body composition, PE teaching tips, and integrating activity into the classroom, is available 24 hours a day at our YouTube channel, PYFPLive.


President's Challenge Instructor Emblem


It's back to school time, and you're in charge-of teaching and inspiring youth to lead active and healthy lives! Have the patch that says so. Featuring a yellow eagle on a blue background with the word "Instructor" embroidered in gold thread, our 3.75" instructor emblem is a classic.


To shop for the President's Challenge Instructor Patch , please visit our online store.

Upcoming Events and Opportunities

Visit to find health and fitness related events in August near you!

Natural Grocers Nutrition Seminars and Events



Enjoy free education seminars from experts in the fields of microbiology, ecology, agriculture, homeopathy, nutrition science and more. Learn first-hand and ask questions to clarify and understand how a particular subject affects you personally. Check out the list of seminars and events by state to find programming near you.

National Yoga Month

September 2013


Fruits & Veggies-More Matters Month

September 2013


National Cholesterol Education Month

September 2013


Abilities Expo Boston

September 20-22, 2013

Boston, MA

Learn about wheelchair dance and tennis, adaptive and hand cycling, sled hockey, quad rugby, and power soccer while enjoying speakers, entertainment, workshops, and the latest technology for people with disabilities.

Active Aging Week

September 22-28, 2013


Family Health and Fitness Day

September 28, 2013


APHA 141st Annual Meeting and Exposition

November 2-6, 2013

Boston, MA

Join Opening General Session speakers attorney and spokesperson on leadership and public issues, Sarah Weddington, internationally acclaimed epidemiologist, Michael Marmot, and Boston Mayor, Thomas Menino. The Closing General Session will focus on the health of native people. Keynote speaker Evan Tlesla Adams will share his experience as British Columbia's first-ever aboriginal health physician advisor. The meeting will include more than 1,000 scientific sessions and countless networking opportunities.