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 English in May and June to grades 3 - 8 with a limit of 35 students per session. In June 2019, we will also offer field trips in French. If you would like your field trip in French, you must request this when booking. 

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).

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

2019 Schedule

Date start Section
July 2, 2019 Explorers (Grades 3 & 4) 
July 8, 2019 Voyagers (Grades 5 & 6)
July 15, 2019 Explorers (Grades 3 & 4)
July 22, 2019 Voyagers (Grades 5 & 6)
July 29, 2019 Explorers (Grades 3 & 4)
August 6, 2019 Voyagers (Grades 5 & 6)
August 12, 2019 Explorers (Grades 3 & 4)
August 19, 2019 Voyagers (Grades 5 & 6)