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Youth Program

Educator kids and MyPlate

Youth Program

Young girl holding homemade cookieYoung girl at door with backpack

The EFNEP youth program is offered to school aged children in 12 counties. Children learn about nutrition, food preparation, food safety, and physical activity during a seven lesson, interactive program. The youth program is administered through schools, youth organizations, after-school programs, agencies and many other places and events where children gather. 

Ohio EFNEP youth curricula is derived from MyPlate and is evidence-based to promote a healthy lifestyle for youth.

Kids holding MyPlate

Click one of the following county names for local contact information: ButlerClark, ColumbianaCuyahoga, Franklin, GreeneHamilton, Jackson, Lucas, Mahoning, Montgomery, Stark and Summit.

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