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 firstname.lastname@example.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 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
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 List – Download List
Lesson One: Plant It Out – Download Lesson
Lesson Two: What Does a Seed Need – Download Lesson
Lesson Three: Working with Water – Pt 1 – Download Lesson
Lesson Four: Shining a Light on Sunlight – Pt 1 – Download Lesson
Lesson Five: Shining a Light on Sunlight – Pt 2 – Download Lesson
Lesson Six: Slicing Up Soil – Download Lesson
Lesson Seven: Navigating Nutrients – Download Lesson
Lesson Eight: Saving Space – Download Lesson
Lesson Nine: Where We Grow – Download Lesson
Lesson Ten: Salad Party – Download Lesson
Lesson Eleven: Review & Revamp – Download Lesson
Lesson Twelve: Experiment Farming – Download Lesson
Lesson Thirteen: Gearing Up with Genetics – Pt 1 – Download Lesson
Lesson Fourteen: Gearing Up with Genetics – Pt 2 – Download Lesson
Lesson Fifteen: Give Me Gravity – Download Lesson
Lesson Sixteen: Working with Water – Pt 2 – Download Lesson
Lesson Seventeen: Plant Parts and Pollination – Download Lesson
Lesson Eighteen: Problem Solving Pests – Download Lesson
Lesson Nineteen: Food, Farming, and Field Trips – Download Lesson
Lesson Twenty: Innovating New Ideas – Download Lesson