Summer Food Service Program 2013
The Summer Food Service Program is open to all children age 18 and under. All children receive the same meal at no charge. The goal of the Summer Food Service Program is to serve nutritious breakfasts and lunches to children when school is out. All meals served must meet USDA meal pattern requirements. Meal pattern ensure that children receive well-balanced meals. Meal pattern also establish minimum portion sizes for each meal component that must be served to each child in order for the school district to receive federal reimbursement for a meal. Children can learn healthy eating habits when they are young. Offering healthy meals through the Summer Food Service Program provides the energy children need for active lives and helps them to learn healthy habits that may last for a life time.