Center for Leadership and Community Engagement

KERNEL – Kids Eating Right – Nutrition and Exercise for Life

Event Description KERNEL – Kids Eating Right – Nutrition and Exercise for Life – is a new program this year, and one that’s going to be a lot of fun. Each Saturday FISH will be at the Farmer’s Market, helping kids learn about nutrition, gardening and exercise. Volunteers (that’s you!) will help kids navigate great activities such as Eat the Rainbow and the Bee Dance. Some weeks we need one volunteer and some two, but every week we need someone there! Can you help us out?

TRANSPORTATION NOT PROVIDED, volunteer check-in downtown Ellensburg look for FISH booth!

See the schedule below and contact Elise Warren at elise@kvfish.org or 509-925-5990!

You must complete an application through FISH here is the link: www.kvfish.org (copy/paste in URL)
Event Date From Saturday, June 29th at 9:00 am to Saturday, August 24th 1:00 pm
Event Coordinators Kimberly Jellison

Volunteer Positions

  • KERNEL Volunteers - Farmers Market

    Each Saturday FISH will be at the Farmer’s Market, helping kids learn about nutrition, gardening and exercise. Volunteers (that’s you!) will help kids navigate great activities such as Eat the Rainbow and the Bee Dance.
    Shifts: 
    Eat the Rainbow: Kids will learn about the great nutrients that come from colorful fruits and vegetables. Saturday, June 29th 2019 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am0/2 positions filled
    Eat the Rainbow: Kids will learn about the great nutrients that come from colorful fruits and vegetables. Saturday, June 29th 2019 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm0/2 positions filled
    Companion Planting: Kids will learn about companion planting while transplanting basil plants. Saturday, July 6th 2019 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am1/2 positions filled
    Companion Planting: Kids will learn about companion planting while transplanting basil plants. Saturday, July 6th 2019 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm1/2 positions filled
    Parts of a Plant: Kids will learn about the parts of a plant while choosing roots, stems, leaves, flowers, seeds and fruits from a pile. Saturday, July 13th 2019 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am0/2 positions filled
    Parts of a Plant: Kids will learn about the parts of a plant while choosing roots, stems, leaves, flowers, seeds and fruits from a pile. Saturday, July 13th 2019 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm0/2 positions filled
    Farmer’s Market BINGO: Kids will get BINGO cards and look for clues throughout the Market about the Vendors and what they have to offer. Saturday, July 20th 2019 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am0/2 positions filled
    Farmer’s Market BINGO: Kids will get BINGO cards and look for clues throughout the Market about the Vendors and what they have to offer. Saturday, July 20th 2019 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm0/2 positions filled
    My Plate Investigation: Kids will learn about My Plate recommendations for various food groups. Drawing included! Saturday, July 27th 2019 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am1/2 positions filled
    My Plate Investigation: Kids will learn about My Plate recommendations for various food groups. Drawing included! Saturday, July 27th 2019 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm1/2 positions filled
    Seed Match: Kids play a card matching game to learn about seeds and their plants. Saturday, August 3rd 2019 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am1/2 positions filled
    Seed Match: Kids play a card matching game to learn about seeds and their plants. Saturday, August 3rd 2019 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm1/2 positions filled
    Meet the Tubers! Kids will learn about tubers while trying to guess what is in the mystery box. Saturday, August 10th 2019 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am1/2 positions filled
    Meet the Tubers! Kids will learn about tubers while trying to guess what is in the mystery box. Saturday, August 10th 2019 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm1/2 positions filled
    Market Detective: Kids will look for produce with Vitamin A using magnifying glasses. Saturday, August 17th 2019 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am1/2 positions filled
    Market Detective: Kids will look for produce with Vitamin A using magnifying glasses. Saturday, August 17th 2019 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm1/2 positions filled
    Community Gardens: Kids will make a rock painting to take home while they learn about community gardening. Saturday, August 24th 2019 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am1/2 positions filled
    Community Gardens: Kids will make a rock painting to take home while they learn about community gardening. Saturday, August 24th 2019 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm1/2 positions filled