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4-H Student Nutrition Advisory Council (SNAC)

4-H SNAC Clubs provide opportunities for youth in low-income settings to learn skills

Student-designed SNAC Logo
Student-designed SNAC Logo
related to healthy living, cooking, nutrition, physical activity and leadership. 4-H SNAC Youth participate in and lead hands-on  lessons and cooking demonstrations. 4-H SNAC Clubs are a partnership between 4-H, UC CalFresh, school districts, community-based organizations, families, and volunteers. 

4-H SNAC Clubs include:

  • Youth-adult partnerships around healthy living
  • Opportunities to teach nutrition and physical activity lessons to peers and community memebrs
  • Weekly club meetings after school run by elected youth club officers
  • Projects based on youth interest including a minimum of 6 hours of nutrition education, as well as presentation, leadership, and community service components.

SNAC in the Media

April 2019 4-H SNAC Culinary Academy

November 2018 SNAC Leadership Academy

Nov 2017 Univision News Story about UC CalFresh and 4-H programming in Santa Maria-Bonita schools.


Nov 2017 Santa Maria Times article about 4-H SNAC Youth Leader Training


Nov 2017 Santa Maria Sun article about 4-H SNAC Youth Leader Training

Oceano Student Leaders Partner with SLO County Food Bank

4-H SNAC students practiced their nutrition, culinary and presentation skills this summer by partnering with the SLO County Food Bank to deliver nutrition education services to food bank clients.

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Building Health Advocacy Skills

4-H Building Health Advocacy Skills

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