The Offering Healthy Summer Meals That Kids Enjoy handout is a colorful 4-page resource for Summer Meal Program operators, which provides practical ideas for small changes that sites can implement to improve the nutritional quality of meals they serve, and ways to make foods more appealing to children and teens. This handout offers ideas for every type of site, including sample menus, a taste test ballot, tips to engage volunteers and staff, and strategies to incorporate a variety of fruits, vegetables, protein options, and local foods.
Available: Printed materials are available only to schools, childcare providers and summer meal programs participating in one of USDA’s Child Nutrition programs. To request printed materials, use our Resource Order Form and allow 2-4 weeks for delivery. All are welcome to download these materials and make copies. If you have difficulty opening any of these files in your Internet browser, please right-click on the link and “save target as…” to download.
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