Agricultural Experience for Third Grade Students.

Ag-Venture is a “hands-on” learning experience designed to teach the importance of agriculture to 3rd grade students in Hillsborough County, FL.

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Hillsborough County Ag-Venture Program

Teaching the importance of agriculture since 1994.

Ag-Venture Mission

Ag-Venture is a “hands-on” learning experience teaching third grade students in Hillsborough County, FL about the importance of agriculture. Our goal is to help them develop an understanding of where food comes from and the impact agriculture has in their daily lives.

How Ag-Venture Works

Ag-Venture takes place at the agriculture complex within the Florida State Fairgrounds. Students are divided into groups and given a bright colored “cowboy” hat. The hats not only keep track of the different groups, but it sets the tone for an “AG” day! The tours consist of 5 stations representing different aspects of agriculture with a variety of hands-on activities. Schools will be assigned to a tour that will have a balance of plant and animal science. Students will need to bring a packed lunch.  

Attendance Cost

The cost for this educational experience is $4.00 per student, parent or chaperone. Teachers are free.

Registration

Schools must pre-register to attend. We select schools on a first come, first served basis once registration is open.

Confirmation

Selected schools will be notified and receive a confirmation packet of information.

2021-22 School Year Program

Ag-Venture is back in-person for 2021-22! An engaging hands-on day of learning.

Ag-Venture Homeschool Day 2021-22

$5.00

Per Student & Chaperone.
Teachers are Free.

Ag-Venture Program Details

Students develop an understanding of the impact of agriculture in their every day lives. Your school will be assigned to one of three different tours that will have a balance of plant and animal science.

Students will participate in hands-on learning activities in five different stations between 10:20 a.m. and 12:20 p.m.

Students will need to bring a packed lunch. Your school will have an assigned area to place their students’ lunches when they arrive at the fairgrounds.

Our 2021-22 program dates are October 26-29, November 2-5, and April 19-22. Registration is first come, first served and will be open August 23-25.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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