In this day in age where 1 in 3 children are overweight or obese, its important to find an activity that your child likes to get them up off the couch. There are several local summer programs designed to keep kids active and social during the long hot summer days. Not sure what programs are out there? Check out your local paper for listings of summer camps, do a simple search online, or ask around in your neighborhood to see what other kids are up to. Have a resistant couch potato? Check out http://www.active.com/active-family/articles/How-to-Encourage-Your-Kids-to-be-Active.htm for ideas on how to find the right activity for any child!