Camp & Club Guides

Developed for after-school programs and day/summer camps, use these guides to encourage active learning through hands-on activities. Use the guides on your own or contact the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation to connect with an education specialist to lead an opportunity for you at foundationforag@nefb.org or (402) 421-4747.

Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

Students explore the five food groups and what state-grown foods fit into each group. This club makes a local connection to good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle.

Lesson One: Food Groups – Download Lesson

Lesson Two: Caring for the Earth Download Lesson | Download PowerPoint

Lesson Three: Vegetables – Download Lesson | Download PowerPoint

Lesson Four: Grains – Download Lesson | Download PowerPoint

Lesson Five: Protein – Download Lesson | Download PowerPoint

Lesson Six: Dairy – Download Lesson | Download PowerPoint

Lesson Seven: Healthy Living – Download Lesson | Download PowerPoint

Lesson Eight: Give Me Five Review – Download Lesson

Students learn eight stories that feature Nebraska-grown products and where those products come from. The eight stories featured relate to Nebraska grown crops and livestock including apples, butter, ice cream, cake, pizza, peanut butter and jelly, vegetable soup, and popcorn. An engaging supplement for any elementary classroom or club.

Lesson One: How Did That Get In My Lunchbox? – Download Guide

Lesson Two: Ice Cream, the Full Scoop – Download Guide

Lesson Three: The Little Red Hen an Old Fable – Download Guide

Lesson Four: PB & J Hooray! – Download Guide

Lesson Five: Who Grew My Soup? – Download Guide

Lesson Six: The Little Red Hen (Makes a Pizza) – Download Guide

Lesson Seven: How to Grow an Apple Pie – Download Guide

Lesson Eight: Popcorn Country: The Story of America’s Favorite Snack – Download Guide

4th – 6th Grade

Students investigate population growth in the world and develop a plan to grow more food on a shrinking amount of soil through STEM concepts.

Scientific Working Journal – Download Resource

Lesson One: Our World & Soil – Download Lesson | Download PowerPoint

Lesson Two: Caring for the Earth – Download Lesson | Download PowerPoint

Lesson Three: Traits – Download Lesson | Download PowerPoint

Lesson Four: ChoicesDownload Lesson | Download PowerPoint

Lesson Five: Germination and Seeds – Download Lesson | Download PowerPoint

Lesson Six: Pollination – Download Lesson | Download PowerPoint

Lesson Seven: Corn Plastic – Download Lesson | Download PowerPoint

Lesson Eight: Final Project – Download Lesson | Download PowerPoint