Field Trips

The FREE AgBio Discovery field trip program is designed to provide elementary teachers an opportunity to reinforce or introduce applied science concepts taught in the classroom through a series of highly interactive, engaging activities hosted at the College of Agriculture and Bioresources. Field trips are offered in May and June to grades 2 - 8 with a limit of 35 students per session.

Morning and afternoon sessions are available.

Sample Schedule:
9:30 am Arrival
9:35 am  Soil science activity - hand texturing
10  am    Plant science activity - botany/transplanting
10:45 am Animal science - tour the Feeding the World Interpretive Centre
11:30 am  Wrap-up and surveys
11:45 am Field trip complete

 

AgBio Discovery Camps

The AgBio Discovery Camps offer a fun, hands-on introduction to modern agriculture for campers from both urban and rural backgrounds.

Would you like to learn the science of making ice cream? Help care for a calf and or baby chicks? In this highly interactive camp, students will learn just how fun agriculture can be!

Campers are divided into two categories, grades 3/4 and 5/6 (grades refer to the year the student will be entering in the Fall).

NEW! Cervus Equipment John Deere is offering two AgBio Discovery Camp Sponsorships! Apply by June 1st.

2018 Schedule

Date start Section
July 2, 2018 Explorers (Grades 3 & 4) 
July 9, 2018 Voyagers (Grades 5 & 6)
July 16, 2018 Explorers (Grades 3 & 4)
July 23, 2018 Voyagers (Grades 5 & 6)
July 30, 2018 Explorers (Grades 3 & 4)
NO CAMP AUGUST 6-10, 2018
August 13, 2018 Voyagers (Grades 5 & 6)
August 20, 2018 Explorers (Grades 3 & 4)