Safety & Disease Prevention - Clean to the Core (GR 4-8)

by  Byrnes Health Education

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Clean to the Core is a program designed to focus on the topic of personal hygiene. Students will learn how proper cleanliness practices can help maintain health and reduce, or even prevent, illness. Through interactive activities and fun experiments, this program will help students understand the importance and benefits of good personal hygiene to overall health and wellness especially during adolescence. Students will become aware of various skills necessary to enhance their personal hygiene practices including taking care of their skin, face, and hair, handwashing, cleanliness in both public places and within the home, and more.

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About This Program


By Request: $350.00

Pricing - $350 per program for 1-50 students; $600 per program for 51-100 students

A tiered pricing system is utilized based on the number of program participants which will be discussed at the time of scheduling.

**Please provide approximately 4 weeks' notice when scheduling.


One 45 minute session

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Homeschool/Family

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Primary Disciplines

Career Education, Health/Physical Education, STEM Safety & Disease Prevention

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

A fee of 25% will be charged to sites that cancel with 15-3 days notice.
A full 100% fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 48 hours notice.
No fee will be charged to programs cancelled due to natural causes (weather, etc.)

About This Provider

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Byrnes Health Education

York, PA
United States

Located in south central Pennsylvania, Byrnes Health Education (BHE) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that remains dedicated to the mission of educating and inspiring people of all ages to make healthy choices since 1995.

We are proud to offer a variety of preventive health education programs to students (grades PreK-12) and adults (workplace, parents, teachers). Those local to our area can experience our "in-person" programs either here at our center or at their location. Additionally, now thanks to technology, participants outside of our "in-person" reach can experience our "live-virtual" webcast programs during which a BHE health educator streams live from one of our five teaching theaters, Participants in all programs are presented vital health content while being engaged through interactive visuals, props, exhibits, activities, and experiments,

Program subject areas include Social/Emotional (character education/bullying prevention), substance abuse prevention, general health, human development, nutrition & fitness, oral health, and safety & disease prevention. All program content is based on factual scientific information, and guided and mapped to state and national health education standards (as well as those in several Canadian providences).

We are passionate about health education and thrilled to be partnering with you to share in that passion!

Lydia Seifert, Assistant Director of Education Services
717-848-3064 ext 267

Program Details


1. Introduction to hygiene
2. Handing out germs , hand sanitizer, cookie, and sneeze zone activities
3. Personal hygiene: cultural differences, care for physical body, cleanliness for physical body
4. How Soap Works Demonstration
6. Puberty specific information
7. Handwashing with Hand Washing Demonstration
8. Oral hygiene with Egg-xperiment
9. Everyday hygiene: home, bedroom, laundry, bathroom, pets, kitchen


At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
1. Define personal hygiene as cleanliness practices that help maintain health and reduce/prevent illness
2. Explain importance and benefits of good personal hygiene to health and overall wellness
3. List and consider skills to enhance cleanliness, personal hygiene, and illness prevention

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Standard 1 Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Standard 2 Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors.
Standard 3 Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information, products, and services to enhance health.
Standard 5 Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.

State Standards

Pennsylvania Health, Safety, & Physical Education