Our programs are based on in-depth interviews with kids from all walks of life, in thirty-five states. We listened to what the kids said they wanted and needed to learn in order to lead healthier, happier lives. We balanced their input with science and our experience. DirectionFive Culinary and Nutrition Program is a new model of health education inspired by kids, for kids. Learn More…
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Well, Summer Camp for Kids is over and we’re pleased to say, it was a success! The kids learned a lot about their health while creating great meals. At D5 our mission statement says it all: Our Mission is to … Continue reading
Do you believe in DirectionFive’s mission to help our kids lead healthier, happier lives? If so would you be willing to give 30/30? Just 30 minutes in 30 days helping to get the word out about D5 would be a … Continue reading
Well, week three of Summer Camp is over tomorrow and our last week of Summer Camp is the week after next. DirectionFive has five programs and we touch on all of them in Camp. DirectionOne covers the basics such a … Continue reading
Our first week of camp has come and gone. We had a fantastic group of 6-9 year-olds and D5 student chefs and D5 teachers had a great time! These photos pretty much say it all!
The kids told us they had a great time, which is what we love to hear! The theme for the camp was ‘Frozen’ based on the movie, so we made ice cream sandwiches. Granted, ice cream sandwiches aren’t the healthiest, … Continue reading
It’s almost time! Summer Camp for Kids at Santa Rosa Recreation and Parks. We have such a great time-the kids love it! You register at Rec and Parks, and here is the link. The first and last camps are full, … Continue reading
This was the third year that DirectionFive has participated in Sebastopol’s Sunrise Rotary’s Guys Can Cook, Too! We made Minestrone Soup with Farro and drizzled it with a thin pesto and topped it off with fresh gratings of Parmesan. So … Continue reading
This is such a simple recipe! It’s a wonderful dish for any meal. With breakfast serve with a fruit salad, for dinner serve with a green salad. Quiche Line a 9″ pie pan with your favorite pie crust. Do not … Continue reading
We had 8 wonderful kids in our Spring Camp. Olivia and Cyrelle were the fabulous teachers and a great week was had by all… The first photo looks so calm, doesn’t it? Not for long! To Register for our Summer … Continue reading