TEXAS kids want to know how to eat healthy andHealthy Buddy wants to show them how!
At H-E-B, safety is the top priority. As part of H-E-B's commitment to safety, they are closely monitoring developments related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and taking appropriate precautions to protect the health and safety of customers, employees, and contractors. That's why they have put Be A Healthy Buddy field trips on hold until May 1st. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please check back soon for updates.
Take your group on a field trip to your local HEB store and see all that Healthy Buddy is doing to promote smart food choices and physical activity. The trip includes hands-on nutrition activities that engage kids and support your curriculum. The Be A Healthy Buddy!™ program is reviewed by dietitians and Field Trip Factory's expert educators to ensure a quality experience that sparks students’ interest. Content includes building healthy eating habits, understanding portion size, making balanced meal choices, and the benefits of staying active.
Supports Learning Standards
All Field Trip Factory programs are grade/age-appropriate and align with national and local learning standards.
(See the program and highlights flyers for more details - available in the Resources Tab above)
Age Range & Duration
PreK - 3 | Approximately ~ 60 minutes
Grades 4 - 6 | Approximately ~ 90 minutes
Group Size Limit
7 - 35 Students
(Individual stores may vary group size accommodations - see booking form details)
FREE (You are responsible for transportation for your group to/from the event location )
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Code of Conduct: • Please let FTF know if you cannot make the scheduled day/time. • Always let us know if your group size is changing and include siblings under the age of 4 in your Group Information. • Please make sure that you have at least 1 adult chaperone for every 8 students in your group AND that chaperones are ready to help the field trip leader, if needed. • Please call FTF with special requests - Do NOT add them in notes where they may go unseen by the store contact. • Please arrange transportation to avoid last minute conflicts and cancellations.• Meet at the Customer Service Desk to start your field trip. All field trips are approximately ~ 60 minutes in length.
• Program Flyer
• Field Trip Highlights & Curriculum Alignment
• Permission Slip (English)
• Permission Slip (Spanish)
• Field Trip Goals
• Field Trip Checklist
• PreK - 2 | Pre-Field Trip Activity
• PreK - 2 | Post-Field Trip Activity
• Gr 3 - 6 | Pre-Field Trip Activity
• Gr 3 - 6 | Post-Field Trip Activity
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H-E-B is proud to sponsor Be A Healthy Buddy!™ in all its stores.Programs and initiatives supported by H-E-B include Excellence in Education, H-E-Buddy, H-E-B Food Bank Assistance Program, Annual Feast of Sharing Holiday Dinners and Spirit of H-E-B.
"The entire experience was most enjoyable, educational and very well organized. A job well done! It was much appreciated!! We will certainly spread the word to others!"
Michael S, Bexar 4-H Youth Development
"The tour leader not only talked about healthy food, she also gave the students the opportunity to taste a variety of foods. The students were so excited and that's all they talked about when we returned to our school. THANK YOU for a great experience."
Gloria T, Angelo Catholic School
"Being able to see all of the different departments and what it takes to make the store run was great for the kids. Everything was absolutely amazing and I would recommend this tour to anybody interested. HEB did an awesome job. Thank you."
Abelardo L, Project Search
Trips vary in length and content based upon the grade level of the participants.
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