20K in prizes

in cash & prizes awarded to participating schools in 2020!

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Going for the gold with WinterKids Winter Games!

Our WinterKids Challenge for elementary schools went for the gold in 2020!  Two elementary schools in each of Maine’s 16 counties competed in a four-week outdoor physical activity and nutrition challenge during the month of January for cash prizes, equipment and more.

The WinterKids Winter Games inspired 7,332 students and 1,113 teachers and staff from every county in Maine to go for the gold in 2020!


THE FINAL SCORES ARE IN!

GOLD MEDAL

Prescott Memorial School, Washington

SILVER MEDAL

Jonesport Elementary School, Jonesport

BRONZE MEDAL

Dr. Levesque Elementary School, Frenchville

complete results & Playbook

Check out how all 32 participating schools ranked, and get more details on how they were scored.

News & Updates

Winter Games 2020 Schedule

WinterKids Winter Games 2020 Timeline v 1 2

Participating Schools

Androscoggin

  • Sabattus Primary School, Sabattus
  • Fairview Elementary, Auburn

Aroostook

  • Dr. Levesque Elementary School, Frenchville
  • Fort Kent Elementary School, Fort Kent

Cumberland

  • Edna Libby Elementary School, Standish
  • Harrison Elementary, Harrison

Franklin

  • Spruce Mountain Elementary, Jay
  • Rangeley Lakes Regional School, Rangeley

Hancock

  • Swan’s Island School, Swan’s Island
  • Beech Hill School, Otis

Kennebec

  • Vassalboro Community School, Vassalboro
  • Helen A. Thompson School, W. Gardiner

Knox

  • Ash Point Community School, Owl’s Head
  • Prescott Memorial School, Washington

Lincoln

  • Whitefield Elementary School, Whitefield
  • Bristol Consolidated School, Pemaquid

Oxford

  • Andover Elementary School, Andover
  • Dirigo Elementary School, Peru

Penobscot

  • Katahdin Elementary School, Stacyville
  • Glenburn Elementary School, Glenburn

Piscataquis

  • Greenville Consolidated School, Greenville
  • Brownville Elementary School, Brownville

Sagadahoc

  • West Bath School, W. Bath
  • Fisher Mitchell School, Bath

Somerset

  • Carrabec Community School, Carrabec
  • Madison Elementary School, Madison

Waldo

  • Ames Elementary School, Searsmont
  • Leroy H. Smith School, Winterport

Washington

  • Jonesport Elementary School, Jonesport
  • Bay Ridge Elementary, Cutler

York

  • Waterboro Elementary School, Waterboro
  • HB Emery Jr. Memorial School, Limington

The activities gave us new, fresh ways to get the kids engaged outside. Students enjoyed the inquiry, and structure, yet freedom in the way they were able to carry out the activities. It also gave us a great chance to work together as a school, team, and community.

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KAREN THURSTON

ANDOVER ELEMENTARY

Our students are much more aware of the fun they can have in these long winter months and it’s been wonderful to hear the positive feedback from our parents. It certainly made January fly right by!

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NANCY STOVER, PRINCIPAL

PRESCOTT MEMORIAL SCHOOL, WASHINGTON, ME
The community has been super excited, the whole school, there's been a different atmosphere and we're just really happy to be chosen to be part of this, this year.
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Hillary Hoyt
Teacher / Leroy H. Smith School
Kudos to you and this organization for mapping out such a wonderful program for Maine schools. I have been blown away by every aspect of this initiative.
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Christine Bertinet
Principal / Waterboro Elementary School
Win or lose, this has been a wonderful experience for our staff and our community.
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Ben Tripp
Principal / Ash Point Community School
Of course we want to win! But I feel like we've already won... It's an immediate result. You can see the difference in the kids."
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Crystal DaGraca
Principal / Swan's Island School
Ok, first and foremost, this is the COOLEST program.  The amount of thought that has gone into it is incredible.
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Sam Person
PE Teacher / Waterboro Elementary School
I am SO thankful for the impact this Winter Kids competition has on our kids. In this short time, the changes in attitudes, physical activity, even the helpfulness of students was very heart-warming.
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School Nurse
Piscataquis Community Elementary School
Because of this competition, my family is now rethinking our snack choices and making healthier ones, our kids and community have formed a wonderful bond coming together for one goal, and you managed to get a Mom, who hates winter and the cold, outside embracing the beauty of Maine having fun with her kids.
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Dayton Consolidated School Mom
How do you combine a community, school, home, nutrition, exercise, team, kids, parents, teachers, school spirit, awareness, and fun? Participate in WinterKids Winter Games!! Seriously had no idea how amazing this would be and what our community was capable of! The support and Camaraderie is incredible. What a positive experience this has been for our kids and all the parents too!
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Christina Barber
It has been inspirational to watch our community unite around a common purpose of healthy, active kids.
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Sarah Maxwell
Assistant Principal / Waldo T. Skillen School
Let's just say several parents told me their students were sleeping better at night and at school we've had much less behavior issues this week! Two very big positives for WinterKids Winter Games challenge week #2!!
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C. Ellis
Principal / Miles Lane Elementary
This was truly an inspiration to the kids, staff and families to embrace the winters here in Maine, more than they already have.
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C. Agreste
School Nurse / Dayton Consolidated School


The Winter Games are made possible thanks to generous support from:

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Emera Maine
Flexible Flyer
Garmin
Horizon Foundation
Johnny’s Selected Seeds
Let’s Go
MMG Insurance
Sam L. Cohen Foundation
Ski Maine
University of New England