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Wellspring Media Attention

In the past 5 years, Wellspring has received more media attention than all the traditional diet camps and fat camps combined.  Below is a sampling of television coverage and magazine and newspaper articles that describe the amazing weight loss success of Wellspring campers and students. 

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Fox News - Health Talk with Dr. Manny - Teaching Kids to Lose Weight September 3, 2010
"Good Morning America" on Mom & Son Losing Weight Together September 4, 2009
"Nightline" Part I: The Biggest Loser August 24, 2009
"Nightline" Part II: Hi, from the Anti-Fat Camp August 24, 2009
"Nightline" Part III: Losing Weight on Your Own August 24, 2009
CBS KENS News Story on Wellspring Texas July 27, 2009
NBC Austin News Story on Wellspring Texas July 2, 2009

 

Wellspring News Articles

St. Petersburg Times - Parents, help your kids shape up this summer May 19, 2011
News of the World Magazine - My big, fat summer holiday September 4, 2010
The State Journal-Register - Our Opinion: Scott Basso's courageous shared struggle August 17, 2010
Today's Dietician - Summer Camps With a Twist - Programs Help Kids Have Fun While Honing Healthful Habits June 26, 2010
San Antonio Express News-Getting Fit As A Family - April 26, 2010 April 26, 2010
People - Half Their Size
Features 17-year old Lauren Daley's amazing 100 pound weight loss at Wellspring Academies.
January 11, 2010
Chicago Tribune - Not Your Typical Ho-Ho-Hum Holiday Cookies December 10, 2009
Toronto Sun - Summer Gains August 25, 2009
Associated Press - Fat Camp Offers Youngsters Chance to Feel Normal August 11, 2009
St. Petersburg Times - Camp Aims to Help Live Healthy Lives July 17, 2009
eMaxHealth - Is Summer Time for Weight Loss or Gain? July 7, 2009
Washington Observer-Reporter - Campers Lose Weight on Summer Break (pdf) August 1, 2009
Daily Mail - Britain's First Camp for Overweight Teens (pdf) July 19, 2009
Austin NBC news - Kids Spend Summer Melting Away Pounds (pdf) July 2, 2009
Dallas Morning News - How to Lose Yourself at Camp - (jpg) March 24, 2009
Obesity Management - Special Issue on Standard of Care for Obesity & Wellspring - (pdf) February, 2009
Atlanta Parent - Atlanta Teen Sheds More Than Just Weight - (pdf) February, 2009
Edinburgh Evening News - Well Worth the Weight - (pdf) December 5, 2008
Associated Press - Weight Loss Camps Invite Families to Come Along (pdf) August 26, 2008
Newsweek - A Summer Camp for Losers - (pdf) May 19, 2008
Marie Claire - Inside the Teen Fat Camp - (pdf) May 2008
Associated Press - 'Fat Camps' Now About The Long Run - (pdf) April 1, 2008

Online Media & Blogs

Today's Dietician - Summer Camps With a Twist - Programs Help Kids Have Fun While Honing Healthful Habits June 26, 2010
Examiner.com- Make your July Fourth cookout healthy with these food and recipe ideas July 1, 2010
SusanHeim.com - "Talking to Your Overweight Teen About Weight Loss." June 26, 2010
Jam Tot-Just a Mom's Take on Things June 15, 2010
SheKnows.com - "Clean Up The Family Diet" June 10, 2010
FOXNews.com - Parents of Children on TLC's new Toddlers and Tiaras, Hurting their Children, Critics Say June 3, 2010
VIVmag.com - Celebrate National Salad Month! June 1, 2010

Smarty Pants Mama - Smart Food: Great Recipes for Memorial Day Weekend!

June 1, 2010
Another Online Mom -Healthy alternatives for a nice dip for your Memorial Day barbecue May 27, 2010
TheFashionableBambinocom - Healthy ‘Wellspring' Eating Tips For Families May 27, 2010
ThePlusSizeMommy.com - Here is a HINT On How To Have a Great Memorial Day Picnic May 26, 2010
Mocha Manual - Healthy Alternative Recipes for Your BBQ May 25, 2010
Imagination Café - Healthy ‘Wellspring' Eating Tips for Families May 20, 2010
MacaroniKid.com- National Salad Month with Wellspring Camps May 17, 2010
Hula Hooping Mom - National Salad Month May 15, 2010
ParentReviewers.com- Childhood Obesity May 15, 2010
Lifeway.net -May is National Salad Month May 13, 2010
Simply Being Mommy - How to keep your children active and healthy over summer break April 20, 2010
512 KIDZ Blog - Worried your kids are going to be inactive over Break? March 28, 2010
Guardian Angel Family Blog - Worried Your Kids are going to be Inactive over Break? March 25, 2010
I Am Modern - Healthy Snacks Even your Picky Eaters will Love March 18, 2010
Welcome To the Motherhood - Healthy Recipes for National Nutrition Month March 15, 2010
Marvelous Girl - Healthy March Recipe: Spinach Lasagna March 11, 2010

LiketoCook.com - Healthy and Tasty Recipes for National Nutrition Month - March 11, 2010

March 11, 2010
MomCentral - Healthy Super Bowl snacks your family will love February 3, 2010
Sheknows.com - Kids at Risk for Heart Disease February 1, 2010
512 Kids - Healthy Game Night Snacks the Family Will Love! January 20, 2010
Fashion Fling - Healthy Football Snacks the Family Will Love January 20, 2010
Welcome to the Motherhood - Healthy Football Snacks the Family Will Love January 19, 2010

Mom Entrepreneurs - Healthy Game Night Snacks the Family Will Love! Recipes Available

January 19, 2010
An Island Life - Healthy Holiday Cookie Recipes December 18, 2009
ChicagoNow.com - Make Your Holiday Cookies Healthier December 15, 2009
FatFighter - Healthy Gingerbread Cookies December 14, 2009
Yahoo Buzz - Healthy Holiday Cookies for the Kids December 10, 2009
iFood.TV - Low-Fat Holiday Cookies December 10, 2009
This Mama Cooks - Low-Fat Holiday Recipes December 8, 2009
Circle of Food - Healthy Holiday Cookies December 8, 2009
New Jersey Family - Healthy Holiday Cookies December 8, 2009
Healthy Radio Network - Stay Healthy This Holiday Season December 7, 2009
BlissTree.com - Healthy Recipes for National Pie Day November 30, 2009