Challenge FOR Kids
February 5-11, 2023
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!
WINTER BINGO CARD
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 (child)
- Most kilometres (family)
- Most kilometres (classroom)
- Bingo card winners
Full list of prizes will be coming soon!
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 the week before Jack Frost Challenge on February 1st, 2023.
Celebrate however you want – 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 5-11, 2023. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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, even if the temperature is below -20C.