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Byrnes Health Education Center

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The Byrnes Health Education Center's mission is to educate and inspire people of all ages to make healthy choices.  We are proud to offer 20 distance learning programs via our Webcast platform in five subject areas that include: Nutrition & Fitness, Substance Abuse, Human Growth & Development, General Health and Character Education & Behavioral Health.  Each of our programs are mapped to all 50 state educational standards and are inclusive of our theater exhibits for additional learning impact.  We are passionate about health education and are thrilled to be partnering with you!

2017-2018

 

Programs by Byrnes Health Education Center

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In Her Shoes

"In Her Shoes" is a unique program designed for a female audience to address gender related bullying issues. The focus of this program is on...

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5 Men Up

"5 Men Up" is a unique program designed for a male audience to address gender related bullying issues. The focus of this program is on positive...

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Great Whites

Demonstrates how to care for teeth and gums using proper dental hygiene and by eating healthy snacks. Our giant tooth model, Dentina, helps...

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AIDS: What Kids Need to Know

This program is an introduction to the subject of HIV/AIDS. It addresses the myths, concerns, and fears participants may have about this disease.

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Fuel for Thought

Think of your body as a fancy sports car! The food we eat is like the fuel used to power a car. The healthier a food is, the better energy it...

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Incredible Machine

Incredible Machine leads participants on an exciting journey through the cells, tissues, organs, and systems of the human body. Special emphasis is...

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Healthy Hearts

Just as "play" is fun to children, so should physical activity. Exciting program participants about physical fitness, the content of the Healthy...

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Organ Tales

The human body is fascinating, and this program helps participants appreciate that! A main focus of the Organ Tales program is the major organs of...

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Grow & Know

Transformation Information unfolds the physical, social, and emotional changes associated with puberty. The focus is on the natural changes the...

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Huffin' 'n' Puffin'

Children and teenagers are faced with decisions related to their health every day, and as they get older the pressures they face about those...

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AIDS & the Immune System

This interactive program addresses the intricacies of the immune system, including its response to pathogens such as HIV. The transmission of HIV...

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Drugs: What's the Big Deal?

"Drugs: What's the Big Deal?" is a program that is client tailored to place focus on the harmful effects of tobacco, marijuana, alcohol, and...

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Heroin: The Wakeup Call

"Heroin: The Wakeup Call" is designed as an informative program to emphasize the connection between prescription pain medications and heroin abuse,...

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Fueling My Special Body

"Fueling My Special Body" focuses on the workings of the digestive system including: understanding the body's need for food, the functions of...

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True Colors: You Make a Difference

"True Colors: You Make a Difference" informs students of basic personality traits, understanding the need to accept and value people and groups...

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The Dating Game

"The Dating Game" places emphasis on what constitutes a healthy relationship,warning signs of an unhealthy relationship, boundaries in a...

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Safety First

"Safety First" awareness program places focus on the correct ways to cross a street, understanding fire safety rules, how and when to call 9-1-1...

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Sensational

Through participation of the "Sensational" program, students will learn to identify the five senses, how the senses protect us, which organs are...

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CyberWise Middle School

"CyberWise Middle School" emphasizes the importance of being a responsible digital citizen when utilizing the online world. Focus on the "three C's...

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Swimming with the Sharks

"Swimming with the Sharks" program places emphasis on assertive communication styles. Learning effective and healthy communication techniques will...

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Education: Other Educational Organization

Contact

Nikole Tome   ntome@byrneshec.org
515 S. George Street
York PA 17401
7178483064255
United States

http://byrneshec.org/

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Byrnes Health Education Center cover:

Health/Physical Education
Family & Consumer Science
Sciences
Character Education

Awards, Quotes, Testimonials

"The Byrnes Health Education Center is a valuable community resource that supports our district’s mission to “provide educational opportunities through which ALL students can strive to achieve their full potential.” The center’s high quality health education programs enrich our students’ educational experiences and encourage them to make healthy choices that will help them succeed in school and in life."

-Dr. Michael Snell, Superintendent, Central York School District and Superintendent of the Year for Pennsylvania. "The Byrnes Health Education Center’s creative approach to providing key health education and information for young people using a variety of medium has helped springboard our efforts to help today’s girls in grades K–12 become tomorrow’s leaders as we roll out our new Girl Scout health initiative... From day one of our discussions, their commitment to our success was unquestionable."

-Ann M. Hughes, Executive VP, Girl Scouts in the Heart of PA


"Our partnership with the Byrnes Health Education Center has afforded our Academy students the ability to learn how the "Body Works" through innovative, hands-on activities. Their interaction with our elementary students enables them to absorb this important material, from experts in the field, in a way that incorporates fun and learning. Thanks Byrnes Staff!"

-Deborah Ayers, LIU 12