The general health theater features programming that enables students to make healthy choices as they discover the complexities and wonders of the human body.
The nutrition theater hosts an interactive exer-cycle, the Poe Cafeteria and much more to ensure that students learn about good nutrition and active lifestyles.
Allowing students to explore the importance of oral hygiene, Mr. Big Mouth and his jumbo set of teeth are the main attraction in the Dental Health Theater.
By taking a close look at drug and alcohol use and abuse, in addition to tobacco usage and media violence, students will gain valuable insights and tools to help make healthy lifestyle choices.
Bullying is a serious issue that should not be simply tolerated as a normal part of childhood. Our programs help participants make a positive impact against bullying in their schools and communities.
For Girl Scouts
In conjunction with Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines, the Poe Center offers a number of educational programs designed especially for Girl Scouts of all age ranges.
All family life curriculum adhere to the strict parameters for family life education as prescribed by respective schools and districts.
The Poe Center offers a number of special programs to inform parents and childcare professionals on key issues.
The “Brain Theater” is housed in the lobby of the Poe Center in a shell whose exterior is representative of a twelve-foot-tall human head.
Our 1.5-acre one-of-a-kind health education playground offers children the opportunity to learn about health experientially while having fun.