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Chefsville Kids

Chefsville Health Fairs

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After School
On Campus Program
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Community/Fam., Talented/Gifted


Health Fairs allows unique opportunities for dialog between parents and students. This program is meant to improve student outcomes and school performance for all ages. Health Fairs engages family and communities by offering educational, non - threatening and even a festive environment in which to explore attitudes and approaches to food. Health Fairs' goal is to the help the community examine present health behaviors and facilitate positive lifestyle changes. These behaviors include attitudes around food. During this program, some major causes of obesity are covered along with steps to avoid obesity at any age. Chefsville offers activities and resources to empower parents and students. Health Fairs offers information sharing and provides additional core academic activities that will allow families to make positive health and nutritional choices. Focus on this program is on understanding sugar, salt, and fat; and will allow participants to discover some of the history about the American diet. Medical publications and studies have shown that when students lower the amount of sugar and salt they consume there is an improve scholastic performance, attendance, focus and ability to comprehend academic material. Parents will see long-term success develop as both they and their child(ren) seek to adopt a healthier lifestyle. Activities include connecting measuring, fractions, food science, social studies as we dive into some history about to understand food systems and food migration. For younger kids learning about colors and eating different colored foods to maintain health. For older kids understanding conversions used in measuring practices will allow them to connect to health issues. Chefsville wants to be part of your campus' health fair.

Students Will

  • learn how much sugar is in common foods and drinks
  • be encouraged to try new foods
  • Literary Connection: Super-Sized Kids: How to Rescue Your Child from the Obesity Threat, Walt Larimore M.D., Sherri Flynt M.P.H. Hachette Books / 2005 ISBN: 044657760X
  • learning ways to eat the rainbow of colors from fresh fruits and vegetables.
  • discover heathier grains, fruits, vegetables and food substitutions
  • explore the relationship (calories) between food and exercise in a healthy lifestyle


Dates: Monday - Friday, Contact Chef Scott for weekend availability.
Times: 5pm to 7pm or 6pm to 8pm
Duration: 2 hours
School Fee: Flat Rate: $300.00
Minimum Attendance: 10
Maximum Attendance: 1000
Bilingual: No
Technical Needs: Chefsville may need a digital projector, ELMO, electrical outlets, speaker system (if needed), laptop, cart, 1 or 2- 8-foot tables, & trash can
Other Information: This program is tailored to be appropriate for early, middle, or upper elementary grades. Call 469-422-8321 to schedule.

Scheduling / Booking

Instructions: Please book event at least 2 weeks in advance, if possible. Book events as soon as possible because demand for Chefsville Kids programming has dramatically increased. For scheduling, availability and confirmation of program please contact Chefsville at 972.516.0325 or e-mail [email protected] *** Chefsville can substitute or fill-in for other programs that have conflicts of time from another vendor/artist or to avoid cancellation of your program entirely. Please call and give us at least two days notice. For site managers, or other leads, please provide teacher's name, phone number and e-mail address when calling. This will allow for quick and efficient scheduling of your program. Also please have the voucher and approval code with you. Program is confirmed when voucher is approved. If you reach our voicemail, please leave school name, your name and phone# and times you are available and what program and date(s) of interest.
Deadline: Program must be booked 2 weeks before desired date
Cancellation Policy: There are no cancellations, only rescheduling of program within 2 weeks of scheduled date. Please make sure that scheduling is not on state or DISD testing dates. Other than inclement weather, Chefsville will charge for scheduled events on the day event was scheduled. Failure to notify Chefsville two weeks in advance of the scheduled date of any schedule changes or failure to attend the scheduled event will result in the school paying the full price to the program in accordance to the approved voucher.
After School Policy: Program must be at the same location for multiple sessions. Written parental permission required to be at this program after school unless it is a Thriving Minds program. A school faculty member must be available at all times. Additionally, the school is responsible for providing a roster, and approved parent pick up instructions. Private payments should be made prior to venue unless other arrangements are made in advance.

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