Jack Frost 
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!

Stay tuned for registration for the 2023 event!

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! Registration will be open January 2023.

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

Everyone who registers will be entered for a chance to win participation prizes. There are also prizes for the Most Kilometres Kid, Most Kilometres Family and Most Kilometres Classroom for the groups that sign up for the 130km challenge.

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 Passport 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 #jackfrostchallenge. 


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 each year. Here in Manitoba we are celebrating on February 8, 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! 

Join the Jack Frost Challenge 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 13 – 19, 2022. 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 as a ‘workplace team’ 

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

3. Check out our Kids Passport, check off activities from your passport as you complete you 130km challenge. Take a photo and tag #SayFreezeFamilies to document your achievements and be entered to win passport participation prizes. (Passports will be available soon)

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.

Snow Sculpture Competition
Encourage your students to show their creativity while enjoying time outside! Create a snow sculpture competition. You can include different categories so everyone can be included, such as Best Snowman, Most Creative, or Tallest Sculpture.

Check out these great tips for building snow sculptures with your students!




Talk to us

We want to help make your event a success.

Email us at asrts@greenactioncentre.ca