COPAT (Community Outreach Positive Alternative Training) will host a youth event at Camp Carl, 8054 Calvin Road, Edinburg, for ages 8 to 16 from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Kids will enjoy hayrides, hot dogs and s'mores around the camp fire.
Classes for girls will center on healthy lifestyles, self-esteem, hygiene, and fitness.
The boys' classes will deal with bullying and choosing alternatives in fitness.
Healthy Substitutions Cooking Contest will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 12 at Firm Foundation Dining Hall, 241 Jefferson Ave., Ravenna.
People don't have to give up their favorite dish. With one substitution, a recipe can become healthier. The day will include healthy lifestyles information and a Zumba class.
All events are free and open to everyone. For additional information, call 330-327-6554.
Both events are sponsored by the Ohio Commission on Minority Health.
Since 2000, the Ohio Commission on Minority Health has sponsored month-long campaigns designed to focus on health awareness and disease prevention. Events are scheduled throughout the state of Ohio.