Bring your class to the Royal

Learning is alive at The Royal. With 14 Education Centres and relevant curriculum links in Health, Family & Social Studies, Canadian Studies, Arts, Language, Science and Biology, your students will enjoy hands-on learning experiences. Students of all ages will learn all about what agriculture means to Canada and the world and have fun doing it. Ask about the Educators’ Symposium on careers in food and agriculture. Program space is limited. Contact schoolgroups@royalfair.org for more details.

  • $12/Student
  • 1 free Chaperone per five (5) students

If you have questions please contact schoolgroups@royalfair.org or call 416-263-3404.

Ontario Curriculum Links

Learning at The Royal

Farm to Table Discovery Zone

Over 14 Education Centres to explore and discover the story of Farm to Table. Find livestock experts, immerse yourself in virtual reality farms, be amazed with the butter sculptures and the giant vegetable displays.

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From Canada Agriculture and Food Museum

Visit this interactive new exhibit that will engage all your senses in the Farm to Table Discovery Zone.

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Education Ring

Check out the Education Ring every day for live educational and entertaining demonstrations.

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Inside the Ring

For one day only, students can step inside the show ring to experience additional learning opportunities in the Semex Ring of Excellence. Royal education partners will be presenting exclusive programming and hands-on activities.

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Burnbrae Farms Kids Cooking Series

Register your class to cook alongside local renowned chefs and learn about local foods, healthy eating and sustainability at the same time. Every student will get a cooking station and will get to enjoy their meal too

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High School Seminars Presented By Durham College

Careers in a Bottle: Durham College professors and staff will guide students through a number of situations representing the different stages of the food cycle. They do this from the perspective of all the careers that go into producing one common food item found in just about every home.

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Food & Nutrition Forum

Be a part of this years Food & Nutrition Forum and participate in two engaging sessions revolving around sustainability, environmental footprints, agriculture and food literacy and more!

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The Royal Educators’ Symposium: Taking a Bite into the Food Industry Presented by University of Guelph

Teachers and Guidance Councillors! Learn about the multitude of diverse careers in the innovative food sector while engaging with students, recent grads, and industry professionals. Registration includes access to the show floor and lunch.

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Visit this interactive new exhibit that will engage all your senses in the Farm to Table Discovery Zone.

Pizza Pizza Petting Farm

Get up close with the animals! You can touch, pet, and feed them. (Just not pizza). There are over 60 friendly animals wagging their tails and wiggling their ears, just waiting to see you.

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McDonald’s AG-tivity Central

The farm inspired play area is perfect for children full of energy. Little ones can exercise on the play structure or get creative on the drop-in Learn-to-Draw area. Sing, laugh and dance with various live entertainment shows on the AG-tivity stage.

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Visit this interactive new exhibit that will engage all your senses in the Farm to Table Discovery Zone.

Assisted Tours

For over 10 years WindReach Farm has been providing support and opportunity to groups of individuals with special needs who visit The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.

Assisted tours for groups with specials needs students please contact WindReach Farm directly at 905-655-5827 x234 or email Sara.Cosway@WindReachFarm.org. Visit the WindReach Farm website at windreachfarm.org.

Free Preview Night!

Discover what the Royal is all about and how it is linked to the Ontario curriculum strands to support your lesson plans.

Friday, November 1, 6:00-7:00PM

Preregistration required and limited space available.

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