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General Health

General Health

Programs focus on the major body systems, communicable diseases, and general safety. Interactive activities and exhibits help participants learn to make healthy choices to keep their bodies safe. learn more

Dental Health

Dental Health

Programs focus on oral hygiene and the science of tooth decay. The Poe Center’s giant brushable mouth and traveling talking tooth make learning fun and impactful. learn more

Nutrition & Physical Activity

Nutrition & Physical Activity

A giant magnetic MyPlate, interactive food label, and engaging activities help participants learn about healthy eating patterns and active lifestyles. learn more

Family Life

Family Life

Participants learn about adolescent growth and development, healthy relationships, and reproductive health. learn more

Substance Use Prevention

Substance Use Prevention

Programs focus on positive relationships and healthy habits as preventative strategies while examining the science of addiction and the impact of substance use on the body. learn more

Bullying Prevention

Bullying Prevention

Participants learn that bullying is a serious issue not to be tolerated as a normal part of childhood. Interactive and age-appropriate activities help participants to make a positive impact against bullying in their schools and communities. learn more

CookWELL Kitchen

CookWELL Kitchen

The CookWELL Kitchen is a unique teaching space designed to encourage healthy food choices, preferences, and attitudes by teaching skills to create nutritious and delicious dishes. learn more

GrowWELL Garden

GrowWELL Garden

The GrowWELL Garden is an interactive outdoor classroom where participants make meaningful connections between nutrition and growing fruits and vegetables. Activities explore plant and soil science and maintaining a
seasonal edible garden. learn more

Cranium Connection

Cranium Connection

Poe’s giant head houses a 4-D video presentation that explores the wonders of the brain. learn more

PlayWELL Park

PlayWELL Park

The Poe Center’s one-of-a-kind nutrition and body-system themed playground makes learning active. learn more

Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts

In conjunction with Girl Scouts – NC Coastal Pines, the Poe Center offers a number of educational programs designed especially for Girl Scouts of all age ranges. learn more

For Adults

For Adults

Adult programs explore current research and trends which empower parents, caregivers, and those who work with youth to be healthy role models. learn more




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