Do you want your child to have a fun summer experience by learning to grow, prepare, and cook a nutritious meal? Then your kids need to attend Ready, Set, Grow!
By enrolling your child in the Unity Point Health program, they will have the opportunity to learn about gardening, agriculture, and healthy food preparation. Children will get to learn hands on skills about planting, watering, and weeding a garden. They will then learn how to prepare healthy recipes using they food they’ve grown, as well as the importance of healthy eating for life. This is a fun summer experience you won’t want them to miss out on!
Hosted by Unity Point Health Pediatric health experts along with food and nutrition educator, Luann Alemao, this class will allow children to explore the importance of healthy eating is a Blue This course is a day camp which runs from June to the Fall Harvest party .
Sessions are scheduled for 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. – noon on the following days:
- June 10 – Water, Weed and Wait
- July 15 – What’s in the Garden?
- Aug. 5 – The Plants We Eat
Visit unitypoint.org/get-growing to learn more and find registration information. The program is made possible by generous contributions from the Allen Foundation, Cedar Falls Lions Club and the Cedar Falls Public Library.
Download a flyer here. get Growing flyer