Youth Programs

PEP Grant

This program offers opportunities for physical activity and nutrition education in collaboration with RSU 9, MSAD 58 and Stratton Schools and area community organizations for school aged children. The grant provides for equipment and professional development to schools and teachers to improve programming in physical education. Curriculum resources and improvements are made in schools and opportunities are created with community organizations such as local recreation departments for children to practice their new skills outside of the school day. Contact Laurie Soucy at lsoucy@fchn.org or 779-2924.

SNAP Education

Services offered by our nutrition educators include cooking classes and grocery tours to teach community members how to read labels, plan and cook healthy meals Youth programand eat well on a budget.  

  • Grocery Tours – Learn how to shop on a budget
  • Cooking classes for adults and teens
  • Nutrition education at your school or childcare
  • Nutrition education for seniors

For more information contact Laura Quynn at lquynn@fchn.org or 779-2928 or Ellen Thorne at ethorne@fchn.org or 779-2357.

Let's Go! Franklin County

Let’s Go! Franklin County is a nationally recognized childhood obesity prevention program. Our goal is to increase physical activity and healthy eating for children from birth to 18 through policy and environmental change. Let’s Go! works in child care, school, out of school and health care settings to reach families where they live, learn, work and play to reinforce the importance of healthy eating and physical activity.

5 – fruits and veggies
2 – hours or less of recreational screen time*lets go 5210 logo
1 – hour or more of physical activity
0 – sugary drinks, more water
* Keep TV/computer out of bedroom. No screen time under the age of 2.

Let’s Go!’s 5210 program provides participating programs with a toolkit, online resources, and technical assistance to help guide them in successfully supporting increased physical activity and healthy eating for children and youth.

For more information contact Molly Clark at mclark@fchn.org or 779-2929 or contact Andrea Richards at amrichards@fchn.org or 779-2435.

Youth Engagement

Youth in grades 6-12 throughout the Western District engage in community change projects organized by youth policy boards, youth groups, and youth-adult partnerships from across the state. For more information contact Nicole Ditata, MCHES, PS-C at nditata@fchn.org or at 779-2932.

Let's Go Franklin

Let’s Go! is a childhood obesity prevention program designed to increase physical activity and healthy eating for children through policy and environmental change. 
Let's Go!

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We have two family medicine practices and one pediatrics practice that are accepting new patients!

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