school field trips

school field trips

School field trips


  • Showcasing Youth Achievement is what each teacher and student will see when they visit the Youth Fair on a field trip. There are 5 field trip days each year and they are allocated by regions and grades. Organized school field trips began with the purpose of providing an opportunity to the students of Miami-Dade County to come to the Youth Fair. Many students would not have the ability to visit the Youth Fair if it were not for the free admission during field trip days.

    To help schools defray the cost associated with educational fieldtrips, Target is offering field trip grants of $700 each to K-12 schools nationwide.  Applications are available online and are being accepted through October 1, 2019. Click Here


Dates


    • Thursday, March 12: Exceptional Students
    • Friday, March 13: Pre-School, Kindergarten & Grades 1 & 2, All Regions
    • Wednesday, March 18: Middle School Grades 6 – 8, Central Region
    • Thursday, March 19: Middle School Grades 6 – 8, North and South Regions
    • Friday, March 20: Elementary Grades 3 – 5, All Regions

Field Trip Tickets


  • Free
    Admission

    Admission to students is FREE on designated school field trip days and times.

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    FREE

    field trips
    unlimited Rides

    Price is only valid for school field trips.
     

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    School Bus Icon

    $15

    22-ticket
    ride sheet

    Valid for rides any day of The Youth Fair, including school field trips.

    $22

    $20

    Fairgrounds

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field trip food specials


    • $5 Fair Expo Grille Special: 1 slice of cheese pizza or 1 hot dog and 1 small drink
      To place your order, please call: 786-315-5132 or email: grille@fairexpo.com. Please provide date of field trip and number of students.
    • 20% OFF on selected menu items throughout the fairgrounds

Howdy tours


  • Howdy is the wonderful, freckled face goodwill ambassador for agriculture at The Youth Fair. With the assistance of students from the Miami-Dade County agriculture programs and the cooperation of our agriculture community, he has developed an educational program that helps the local community gain a better appreciation and understanding of those who produce, distribute and inform us of a basic need, food and the environment.

    Each year, 750 second and third graders attend a “Howdy Tour” where Howdy provides students with an immersive introduction to agriculture. During these tours, they learn about the wonderful world of plants and animals. Students receive a first, gentle glimpse of hamburger or pork chops on the hoof and learn where milk comes from.

    2020 Howdy Tours
    March 16 – 17