monday april 12
ends sunday june 6 2021
Registration Now Closed.
**Please note anyone registering from outside Newfoundland and Labrador will not receive a Challenge Kit. All resources will be available below to follow along with the challenge at home.**
what is the step into spring challenge 2021?
An action packed eight (8) week virtual challenge where hundreds of Special Olympics Athletes throughout Newfoundland and Labrador will come together virtually and from the comfort of their home, to train and showcase how they are are working hard to Stay Healthy, Stay Connected, Be Active and Be Prepared! All athletes who register will receive a STEP into SPRING Challenge Kit!
Athletes will try activities in four (4) categories throughout the challenge. They will also have an opportunity to compete as a community club if they choose.
how does it work?
Athletes will receive a STEP into SPRING Book which will have the following;
Weekly Physical Activity Tracker Sheets
Bingo Cards & STEP Challenge Cards
Athletes select their Physical Activity Level and aim to reach that goal each week throughout the challenge. Athletes can also try a variety of other activities through Bingo Cards and STEP Challenge Cards to earn points and further challenge themselves if they choose.
How to earn points?
Weekly Physical Activity Challenge - Each week an athlete reaches their goal they earn 100 Points
Bingo Cards - Each square an athletes tries, in any pattern, is 2 Points (Maximum of 50 Points per card)
STEP Challenge Card - Each section on the card an athlete tries is 25 Points (Maximum of 50 Points per Challenge Card)
Every 2nd Sunday, Athletes or their caregivers will complete the POINTS COLLECTION FORM to submit the points they have earned during that time! If an athlete does not wish to report their points, that is absolutely okay!
All athletes who participant will receive a Custom Special Olympics NL Coin!
CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES
STEP INTO SPRING CALENDAR by Kim McDonald-Wilkes
POINTS COLLECTION FORM
Please note when completing this form it covers a two (2) week period.
WEEK 1 APR 12 - 18 and WEEK 2 APR 19 - 25 SUBMIT FORM ON SUNDAY APR 25
WEEK 3 APR 26 - MAY 2 and WEEK 4 MAY 3 - 9 SUBMIT FORM ON SUNDAY MAY 9
WEEK 5 MAY 10 - 16 and WEEK 6 MAY 17 - 23 SUBMIT FORM ON SUNDAY MAY 23
WEEK 7 MAY 24 - 30 and WEEK 8 MAY 31 - JUNE 6 SUBMIT FORM ON SUNDAY JUNE 6
If you have any issues completing this form, please ask your caregiver and/or coach to help you!
Click a button to fill out that time period POINTS COLLECTION FORM
Click on each picture below to see more information
All online session information posted below! You MUST SIGN UP for any Zoom Sessions being offered! Schedules are subject to change throughout challenge! Click on the graphic to get all the registration details. For any Facebook Live Event it will be shown in both the STEP into SPRING Facebook Group and Event Page!
Printable and fully interactive Calendar above!
coach athlete assignment by club
STEP into SPRING COACH ASSIGNMENTS by Kim McDonald-Wilkes
COMMUNITY CLUB CHALLENGE
Community Club Challenge by Kim McDonald-Wilkes
Thank you to the Government of Canada for your support of this amazing program!