Healthy Living

Boks Kids Weekly Challenge

Challenge: Make it Fun! This week we challenge you to make your run FUN! Find creative ways to keep your runs engaging and fun for you. Create a new running play list or try a “tree run” where you walk to one tree, skip to the next, jog to the next and sprint to the fourth tree. Then repeat for however much time you have. Get creative and have fun!

2021 National Cooking Challenge: Sibling Groups Needed

Penn State Extension is hosting the 2021 National 4-H Cooking Challenge on May 15 and 22, 2021. The challenge is for the individual or sibling group to apply their creativity, knowledge of nutrition, food preparation, food safety, and leadership skills to prepare a recipe using a secret ingredient and ingredients in their food pantry, and then make a presentation about the prepared dish to a panel of judges.

Pork Cooking Demo

Phyllis Ferguson from the Tennessee Pork Producer’s Association will be joining us via Zoom April 21 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. ET/5:00 to 6:00 p.m. CDT to teach you how to make some some delicious pork nachos! The best part: participants will get a $10 gift card to purchase the ingredients. All that is required is to sign up, purchase ingredients, and join the Zoom. It’s that easy! This opportunity is open to any 4-H member.

2021 National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week

The National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week marks its 11th anniversary March 22-28, 2021, encouraging communities around the country to Shatter the Myths about substance use and addiction. NDAFW is a joint initiative of the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), which are both part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NDAFW is an annual, week-long observance in which local educational events link teens with science-based facts about drugs and alcohol.