Camp & Club Guides

Calling all out-of-school directors! Explore agriculture in an out-of-school program using the following guides or connect with an education specialist to explore how they can lead an activity with your camp or club.

Use this framework as an idea to connect with an education specialist to visit your out-of-school program! Contact a specialist at foundationforag@nefb.org or (402) 421-4747.

Camp & Club Guides: Use these guides to lead lessons on your own in your camp or club!

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: Fruits 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

3rd – 5th 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

Have a grow tower? Have a green house? Have a garden? Use the Let’s Get Growing curriculum!

This curriculum is an out-of-school curriculum designed to explore food, science, engineering, technology, and innovation in plant production.

The goals of the curriculum are to take students on a journey to understand food scalability and for students to begin growing enough food to supplement a school lunch, sell at a farmer’s market, or provide to students and their families.

Supplies ListDownload List

Lesson One: Plant It OutDownload Lesson

Lesson Two: What Does a Seed NeedDownload Lesson

Lesson Three: Working with Water – Pt 1Download Lesson

Lesson Four: Shining a Light on Sunlight – Pt 1Download Lesson

Lesson Five: Shining a Light on Sunlight – Pt 2Download Lesson

Lesson Six: Slicing Up SoilDownload Lesson

Lesson Seven: Navigating NutrientsDownload Lesson

Lesson Eight: Saving SpaceDownload Lesson

Lesson Nine: Where We GrowDownload Lesson

Lesson Ten: Salad PartyDownload Lesson

Lesson Eleven: Review & RevampDownload Lesson

Lesson Twelve: Experiment FarmingDownload Lesson

Lesson Thirteen: Gearing Up with Genetics – Pt 1Download Lesson

Lesson Fourteen: Gearing Up with Genetics – Pt 2Download Lesson

Lesson Fifteen: Give Me GravityDownload Lesson

Lesson Sixteen: Working with Water – Pt 2Download Lesson

Lesson Seventeen: Plant Parts and PollinationDownload Lesson

Lesson Eighteen: Problem Solving PestsDownload Lesson

Lesson Nineteen: Food, Farming, and Field Trips Download Lesson

Lesson Twenty: Innovating New Ideas Download Lesson