Ag Camp Holiday Programme

Agri Training’s Ag Camp is a fun agriculture based programme designed to build skills, meet new people, have fun and develop an understanding of life in New Zealand’s agriculture industry.

The programme has been designed with youth in mind, combining a mixture of farm related activities, team building and social development.

 

We provide: 
  • Supervised lodge style accommodation where we will encourage a collaborative living environment.
  • A team of professional trainers who are passionate about agriculture.
  • A programme designed to promote personal growth by providing hands on fun and rewarding skill development.  
You learn: 

Farm fencing – Tractor driving skills – Farm motorcycles and quad bike skills – Milk harvesting – Livestock handling – Pasture production – Animal health – Water reticulation – Irrigation and how it works – Calving

 

Ag Camp

An interactive and fun agriculture based programme designed to get insights and build skills in the primary industries.

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Total Cost for Ag Camp: $1,600
Course cost covers: 
  • Shared accommodation for six nights
  • All meals for seven days
  • Transport for off-site activities
  • The course and activities over the seven days

Need more information? Email us at [email protected]

Timetable (sample)

Day 1

AM
10:00: Arrive at Winchmore
10:30: Introductions and set the scene
10:45: Morning Tea
11:00: Health & Safety, emergency response

12:00: Lunch

PM
13:00: Fun activity – Gender dynamics
14:00: Farm Visit – milking sheep
16:00: Back to accommodation
17:00: Team 1 to cook, team 2 light fires, team 3 set table and dishes
19:00: Quiz Night
21:00: To Bed

Day 2

AM
8:00: Morning Activity
9:00: Metabolised energy activity
10:00: Dry Matter Activity
10:45: Morning Tea
11:00: Feed allocation

12:00: Lunch

PM
13:00: Pasture walk
14:00: Weed find activity
15:00: Break Fencing
16:00: Back to accommodation
17:00: Team 2 to cook, team 3 light fires, team 1 set table and dishes
19:00: Shark Tank
21:00: To Bed

Day 3

AM
8:00: Morning Activity
9:00: Motorbikes, Quads and Tractors
10:45: Morning Tea
11:00: Motorbikes, Quads and Tractors

12:00: Lunch

PM
13:00: Motorbikes, Quads and Tractors
16:00: Back to accommodation
17:00: Team 3 to cook, team 1 light fires, team 2 set table and dishes
19:00: Cut & Paste – chain communication, picture, reproduction
21:00: To Bed

Day 4

AM
8:00: Morning Activity
9:00: Basic Carpentry Video
9:30: Mortice and Tennon activity
10:45: Morning Tea
11:00: Fencing Knots – Termination

12:00: Lunch

PM
13:00: Fencing Knots – Termination
14:00: Centre of Gravity video
15:00: Defy gravity activities
16:00: Back to acommodation
17:00: Team 1 to cook, team 2 light fires, team 3 set table and dishes
19:00: Construction – Taj Mahal – Lego
21:00: To Bed

Day 5

AM
8:00: Morning Activity
9:00: Safety with Livestock
9:30: Calving with Matilda/Milking Clara
10:45: Morning Tea
11:00: Calving with Matilda/Milking Clara

12:00: Lunch

PM
13:00: Handling livestock sheep/cattle
16:00: Back to acommodation
17:00: Team 2 to cook, team 3 light fires, team 1 set table and dishes
19:00: Scavenger Hunt- Find items around Methven
21:00: To Bed

Day 6

AM
8:00: Morning Activity
9:00: Fencing activity – layout
9:30: Calving with Matilda/Milking Clara
10:45: Morning Tea
11:00: Calving with Matilda/Milking Clara

12:00: Lunch

PM
13:00: Handling livestock sheep/cattle
16:00: Back to acommodation
17:00: Team 2 to cook, team 3 light fires, team 1 set table and dishes
19:00: Agri performance show -Song, dance, comedy, play poetry
21:00: To Bed

Day 7

AM
9:30: Fencing activity – Team Challenge
11:30: Awards

12:00 Lunch

PM
13:00: Depart

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