Raising Nebraska’s Summer Programming consists of ten half-day programs for kids ages 8 and up, covering the science and technology of agriculture in Nebraska! The 2016 series includes:

Engineering Today! | What Killed Bessie? | Burritos From Nebraska? | Cool Beans
Garden Sprouts “Yard to Table” | Agriculture Through a Toddler’s Eyes | Stars and Stripes
Discover More About You | Bringing BioTech To Life Series | Mobile Video Production by You

RegisterNowRegister Now for One or More Programs!

Contact us at 308.385.3967 or raisingnebraska@unl.edu

Payment may be mailed to: PO Box 2198, Grand Island NE 68802,
and must be paid at least one week prior to program day.

 


Summer2016-Icon-BurritosBurritos From Nebraska?

Discover how the ingredients and items to make your perfect burrito are a part of Nebraska agriculture! By the end, you will have made a burrito that you will be able to eat before you head home!

  • Monday, June 13
  • 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $15.00
  • Age: 8 and up
  • Class Size: 15
  • Registration Deadline: June 6

Summer2016-Icon-BeansCool Beans

How many ways can beans be used? Enjoy a morning tying art, games, growing, and cooking all to beans!

  • Thursday, June 16
  • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $15.00
  • Age: 8-13 years
  • Class Size: 12
  • Registration Deadline: June 9

Summer2016-Icon-SproutsGarden Sprouts “Yard to Table”

Follow the steps from growing your seeds to harvesting produce to cooking or canning in the kitchen. Gain experience to find out what you would need to know to do with your own garden produce.

  • Tuesday, June 21
  • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $15.00
  • Age: 8-13 years
  • Class Size: 12
  • Registration Deadline: June 14

Summer2016-Icon-ToddlerAgriculture Through a Toddler’s Eyes

Oink, Moo, Baa – the sounds of animals every child should know. But do they? Explore the world of agriculture and ways to teach toddlers.

  • Friday, June 24
  • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $10.00
  • Age: 8 and up
  • Class Size: 15
  • Registration Deadline: June 17

Summer2016-Icon-StarsStripesStars and Stripes

Get ready to celebrate the 4th of July through Firework Art, Confetti Launchers, Outdoor Games & Flag Cake.

  • Wednesday, June 29
  • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $15.00
  • Age: 8-13 years
  • Class Size: 12
  • Registration Deadline: June 22

Summer2016-Icon-DiscoverDiscover More About You!

Were you born to be a leader? Were you born to be an entrepreneur? Enjoy learning what makes you special – you may just be what the future of Nebraska agriculture is looking for!

  • Monday, June 27
  • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $15.00
  • Age: 10 and up
  • Class Size: 15
  • Registration Deadline: June 20

Summer2016-Icon-BiotechBringing BioTech To Life Series

Discover how genetics, biotechnology and food come together. Your mind will be amazed! A special showcase of youth’s findings will occur on July 8th from noon to 1 pm for family members.

  • July 6, 7, and 8
  • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $40.00
  • Age: 12-16 years
  • Class Size: 15
  • Registration Deadline: June 29

Summer2016-Icon-VideoMobile Video Production by You

Find out how you can use your mobile device to shoot, edit and export professional looking videos for the web. Bring your phones & tablets to make your first video on location!

  • Tuesday, July 12
  • 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $20.00
  • Age: 12-16 years
  • Class Size: 15
  • Registration Deadline: July 5

 

Past Programs:


Summer2016-Icon-EngineeringTodayEngineering Today!

Imagine yourself as an engineer for a day! Discover the ways engineers communicate with one another – then design, build, and test your team’s inventions from everyday items!

  • Tuesday, June 7
  • 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $15.00
  • Age: 10 and up
  • Class Size: 15
  • Registration Deadline: May 31

Summer2016-Icon-BessieWhat Killed Bessie?

Test and use your science skills to discover what happened to your heifer Bessie!

  • Thursday, June 9
  • 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $15.00
  • Age: 10 and up
  • Class Size: 15
  • Registration Deadline: June 2