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AFA Schedule

Schedule for 2016 ACES Family Academies

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Check in For those Pre-Registered for Early Arrival Only ($25.00 per person)

Meals on your own

Thursday, July 7, 2016

8:30 - 11:30 a.m. - Check In & Registration, Bousfield Hall

10:00 - 10:40 a.m. - Orientation Group 1, Centennial Lounge, Bousfield Hall

10:50 - 11:30 a.m. - Orientation Group II, Centennial Lounge, Bousfield Hall

11:45 - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch, Ikenberry Dining Hall

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. - Session 1

  • #301 Food and Farm Discovery Zone! *
  • #402 Magical Milk Lab *
  • #403 Of Pigs and People *
  • #601 The Honey Bee – Our Hardworking Friend! *
  • #604 Global Crop Failure Crisis! How Can You Be a Part of the Solution?
  • #605 Bugs Up Close: Exploring Insects Using a High-Resolution Scanning Electron Microscope. *
  • #702 I’ve Never Met a Chocolate I Didn’t Like! An Introduction to Chocolate Appreciation
  • #1001 Fun with LEGO Mindstorms Robots! *

3:30 - 5:00 p.m. - Session II

  • #101 Erosion and Sediment Control
  • #202 Organic, Natural Certified, Oh My!
  • #301 Food and Farm Discovery Zone! *
  • #401 Where’s the Beef?: Getting to Know Cows Inside and Out! *
  • #404 Man’s Best Friend *
  • #501 Lights, Camera, Action: Telling Your ACES Story with Movie-Making Magic
  • #602 Paper Airplanes and Drones in Ag *
  • #1002 Taste of Forestry & HorticultureTaste of Forestry and Horticulture

5:00 - 6:00 p.m. - Free Time

6:00 - 8:00 p.m. - ACES Tailgate, Stock Pavilion

8:00 - 10:00 p.m. - Evening Activities - Illini Fighting Hunger Program

11:00 p.m. - Lights Out

Friday, July 8, 2016

6:00 - 8:00 a.m. - Coffee, Centennial Lounge, Bousfield Hall

7:00 - 8:00 a.m. - Breakfast, Ikenberry Dining Hall

8:00 - 9:30 a.m. - Session III

  • #201 Wonderful World of Agribusiness
  • #403 Of Pigs and People *
  • #601 The Honey Bee – Our Hardworking Friend! *
  • #603 Lesions, Cankers, and Rots! Oh My!
  • #701 Food Challenge *
  • #801 Africa Jam: Drum for Emotional and Social Well Being *
  • #901 Bird’s the Word: Exploring Avian Ecology and Conservation
  • #1001 Fun with LEGO Mindstorms Robots! *

10:00 - 11:30 a.m. - Session IV

  • #401 Where’s the Beef?: Getting to Know Cows Inside and Out! *
  • #402 Magical Milk Lab *
  • #404 Man’s Best Friend *
  • #602 Paper Airplanes and Drones in Ag *
  • #604 Global Crop Failure Crisis! How Can You Be a Part of the Solution?
  • #605  Bugs Up Close: Exploring Insects Using a High-Resolution Scanning Electron Microscope. *
  • #701 Food Challenge *
  • #801 Africa Jam: Drum for Emotional and Social Well Being *
  • #1002 Taste of Forestry and Horticulture

11:45 - 12:15 p.m. - Graduation

12:30 - 1:15 p.m. - Lunch, Ikenberry Commons

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. - Move Out, Bousfield Hall