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Schedule for 2017 ACES Family Academies

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Check in to Bousfield Hall for all participants - Time to Be Announced

Meals on your own

Thursday, July 13, 2017

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

8:30 -9:00 a.m. - Check-in, if needed (for those unable to check in Wedesday evening)

9:30 - 10:00 a.m. - Report to first session for Orientation

10:00 - 11:30 a.m. - Session 1

  • #303 Man's Best Friend *
  • #305 The Secrets of Sausage *
  • #306 What's In My Food, Dude?  Pet Food Addiction *
  • #601 Your nose talks to your tounge (and we are not the same)
  • #701 From Virtual Reality to Chutes and Ladders - Video Games vs. Board Games: How We Learn Through Play
  • #901 Fun with LEGO Mindstorms Robots *
  • #903 Being Mindful in a Busy World for Kids *
  • #905 Family Fishing Offers More than Dinner

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

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

  • #301 Magical Milk Lab *
  • #302 Where's the Beef?:  Getting to Know Cows Inside and Out *
  • #401 Living the Dream *
  • #501 Paper Airplanes and Drones in Ag *
  • #602 Food Challenge *
  • #802 Skulls to Scat:  Getting familiar with Illinois mammals*
  • #903 Being Mindful in a Busy World for Kids *
  • #904 Youth Fighting Poverty Through Hunger Ambassadors *

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

  • #302 Where's the Beef?:  Getting to Know Cows Inside and Out *
  • #305 The Secrets of Sausage *
  • #401 Living the Dream *
  • #502 Food Challenge *
  • #802 Skulls to Scat:  Getting familiar with Illinois mammals *
  • #803 Feed the Bees *
  • #804 Youth Fighting Poverty Through Hunger Ambassadors *

5:30 - 7:00 p.m. - ACES Tailgate, ACES Library

7:00 - 8:30 p.m. - Evening Tours

  • Japan House Ceremonial Tea
  • Arboretum Tour
  • Planeterium
  • Spurlock Museum
  • More to be announced soon

We will provide a sign up after the end of registration

11:00 p.m. - Lights Out

Friday, July 14, 2017

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 IV

  • #201 Maybe Money Can Grow (Not on Trees)
  • #303 Man's Best Friend *
  • #304 Of Pigs and People *
  • #306 What's In My Food, Dude?  Pet Food Addiction *
  • #502 Healthy Soils C.S.I. Challenge *
  • #801 Bird's the Word:  Exploring Avian Ecology and Conservation
  • #902 Build Your Better Brain *

10:00 - 11:30 a.m. - Session V

  • #202 Using Economics to Protect the Environment
  • #301 Magical Milk Lab *
  • #304 Of Pigs and People *
  • #501 Paper Airplanes and Drones in Ag *
  • #502 Healthy Soils C.S.I. Challenge *
  • #803 Feed the Bees *
  • #901 Fun with LEGO Mindstorms Robots! *
  • #902 Build Your Better Brain *

11:45 - 12:15 p.m. - Graduation, Heritage Room, ACES Library

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

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. - Move Out, Bousfield Hall