Janice Kailos, M.Ed.

Coordinator for Wellness & Community Outreach

p: (757) 603-6424
e: janice.kailos@wjccschools.org

Challenge Clubs are after school clubs for students designed to challenge students to develop lifelong skills and habits to support a healthy lifestyle.  Clubs include cooking, gardening, running, soccer, basketball, flag football, dodge ball, volleyball, history walking, jump rope, adaptive dance, ninja warriors, martial arts, kickball, ballet, jazz, hip hop, step, yoga, and morning gym. Culminating events, including performances and 5K races, challenge students to set goals and share their accomplishments.

  • Clubs are once a week immediately after school in the fall and the spring.
  • A healthy snack and transportation home is provided.
  • Clubs are taught be WJCC staff and instructors from our community partners.
  • Wellness Leaders at each school coordinate the selection of the clubs each semester.
  • Clubs are open to all students in grades 3-12 ( students in grades 1 and 2 may participate in the spring soccer clubs).
  • Students in the fall running clubs participate in the Sentara Sleighbell 5K and students in the spring running clubs participate in the Run The D.O.G. St. 5K Race.