2017 Get Smart Competition for Young Artists and Writers


The Pennsylvania Get Smart Program invites all young children (up to the age of 12) to help build the national campaign to say “NO” to germs and “YES” to being healthy! This involves ideas like washing your hands (to wash away the germs), getting vaccines or “shots” (to help prevent illness), and using medicines called antibiotics appropriately (to fight infections). Select the age group for the entry. (4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12.) One entry per child. Download competition guidelines, consent form and drawing template. 2017 Get Smart Kids Competition.

Draw a picture, design a poster or write a story about keeping healthy!

Deadline for submission is 10:00 p.m. on October 31, 2017.


Submit by email: Knowwhentosayno@pa.gov

Submit by mail to: Get Smart Drawing Competition Pa Department of Health 625 Forster St. Room 933 Harrisburg PA 17120-0701