Jack Frost Challenge FOR Kids
February 11-17, 2024


A free, week-long winter challenge for ALL Manitobans. 

Register your family, class, or entire school for some outdoor winter fun! Spend time doing outdoor activities.

This could include walking, playing, building snow forts, biking, running, skating, cross-country skiing, snow sculptures, snowshoeing, tobogganing, & more!

All you need to do is register and get moving!




It’s time to explore your own backyard!

The Bingo Card include mini-challenges you can check off along your journey to reach 130 km.

By participating you can be entered to win special prizes, and post on social media to increase your chances. Just check off as many challenges as you can and make a social media post using the hashtag #SayFreezeMBKids – one prize entry per post! Complete the entire sheet and send us proof for 5 additional entries.


Prizes will be distributed for:

  • Most kilometres (family)
  • Most Kilometres (Classroom) 
  • Bingo card winner

Certificates will be distributed for:

  • Most Kilometres classroom

Check out the prizes here! 

 Full list of prizes will be coming soon!

* Children must be under 14 years of age. Kids 15 and up can register for the larger Jack Frost Challenge here. Kilometres can be tracked through the log sheet and must be submitted to asrts@greenactioncentre.ca to be eligible to win


how to participate?

Step 1: Register your Kid, Family or School
Sign up your family, class, or school to participate in Jack Frost Challenge for Kids!

Sign up for access to a kids Jack Frost bingo card, activities, and a chance to win prizes!

There are prizes for bingo card participants, the child with the most kilometres, family with the most kilometres, and classroom with the most kilometres.

Step 2: Plan your Jack Frost Challenge

Decide how you want to celebrate Jack Frost Challenge, what activities you want to complete with your family or class. Check out activity ideas below or use our JFC Bingo Card that includes tons of fun activity ideas.

Step 3: Get Moving
Walk, run, bike, skate, ski, snowshoe, play outside, and so much more! Share your adventures with us – use #SayFreezeMBKids


JFC FOR KIDS – Activities

It doesn’t matter how old you are, where you live, or how you get around, Jack Frost Challenge is for everyone! Here are event ideas and things you can do!

Winter Walk Day

Winter Walk Day is celebrated by schools across Canada on the first Wednesday in February each year. This year, Winter Walk Day comes two weeks before Jack Frost Challenge on February 3th, 2024.

But you can still celebrate! Organize a group walk with your family, play outside for Phys Ed, or try out some ideas from our bingo card for participation certificates! Click below for some additional resources from Green Communities Canada.

Join the Jack Frost Challenge for Kids competition

The goal is for your team to complete 130 kilometres of outdoor activity!  

Register your family or class as a team for Jack Frost Challenge, with the goal to reach 130km of collective outdoor activities during the week of February 12-18, 2024. Run, bike, walk, snowshoe, build snow forts, toboggan, or even roll around in the snow! Count your kilometres of running, biking, walking, or snowshoeing. To log the other activities – 10 min of play, or activity counts for 1km! 

1. Register your family, class, or school with the Google Form below. Looking for the registration for adult teams and workplaces? Find it here. 

2. Use the School Teams Log Sheet to track participating students’ activities, and submit the completed sheet to asrts@greenactioncentre.ca  

3. Check out our Kids Bingo Sheet, check off activities from your bingo card as you complete you challenge. Take a photo and tag #SayFreezeMBKids to document your achievements and be entered to win 

4. Have a chance to win prizes! There’s a prize for Most Kilometres Family and Most Kilometres Classroom (based on an average km).

BikeWalkRoll School Travel Survey

Tracking trends in active school travel supports the work we do. Help us by showing how your students are getting to and from school. 

Polar Bear Recess
Host Polar Bear Recess for the week! Bundle up and send students outside to play at recess, e
ven if the temperature is below -20C.


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Email us at asrts@greenactioncentre.ca