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Health Without Barriers

April 30 @ 5:30 pm - June 6 @ 7:30 pm

A whole family health program for families with teens. Includes nutrition, cooking skills, mindfulness, physical activity and goal-setting.

Health Without Barriers is a 6-week family program aimed at helping youth, ages 11-19 years old, and their family members feel happier and healthier.


This program provides:

  • Interactive health and wellness education
  • A structured family support group
  • Hands-on cooking and nutrition classes
  • Resources for teens to better navigate stress and make healthy choices

This program is free, dinner is provided, and the whole family (siblings younger and older, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and caregivers) is welcome to participate.

Program Summary

The program meets twice a week and is split into two sessions – Family Night and Cooking Matters night.

During Family Night…

  • Parents/caregivers/adults set health goals, learn how to create family structure and support their kids in making healthy choices.
  • Teens learn mindfulness techniques in “Learning to BREATHE” and engage in game based, fun physical activity(11-19 years old)
  • Siblings participate in game based physical activity (ages 6 – 10)
  • Very young siblings (under 5) are exposed to age appropriate nutrition education and/or provided care to allow adults to engage in their learning.
  • Everyone finishes the evening with a shared meal

During Cooking Matters Night…

  • Everyone learns about basic nutriton, then works together to pratice food preparation skills
  • The night concludes with a shared family meal and take home ingredients to continue practicing what you learned.

To learn more, visit our website: https://engagement.colostate.edu/health-without-barriers/

The Colorado State University Office of Engagement and Extension ensures that no person is subject to discrimination or prohibition based on their national origin in any program or service. It is our policy to ensure that reasonable steps are taken to provide timely, meaningful access, and equal opportunities to participate in programs, activities, services, and other benefits for individuals whose first language is not English. This policy includes providing oral interpretation or written translation of vital documents and other information to persons with limited English proficiency (DLI) at no cost to program participants.

La Office of Engagement and Extension de la Colorado State
University asegura que ninguna persona está sujeta a discriminación ni a la prohibición
basada en su nacionalidad en cualquier programa o servicio. Es nuestra póliza garantizar
que se tomen medidas razonables para brindar un acceso oportuno, significativo y
oportunidades iguales para participar en programas, actividades, servicios y otros
beneficios para los individuos que su primer idioma no es el inglés. Esta póliza incluye
proporcionar interpretación oral o traducción escrita de documentos vitales y otra
información a personas con dominio limitado del inglés (DLI) sin costo a los participantes
del programs.


April 30 @ 5:30 pm
June 6 @ 7:30 pm
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Bayfield, CO 81122 United States