Saddle Up for the 2017 American Royal School Tours! Young cowboys and cowgirls from around the Kansas City area are invited to a roundup of Royal rodeo fun and educational events!
The school tours program is built to educate students in the 2nd through 4th grades and consists of an educational tour and Invitational Youth Rodeo. With many old favorites and new additions that will delight both students and teachers alike, there is something for everyone at the American Royal! More information about the 2017 School Tours coming soon.
School Tours Scholarship Program
Is your school interested in a scholarship program? Email Kristie Larson at [email protected] with the following information:
The Bryan and Nancy Transportation Fund provides funding for transportation to schools that would otherwise not be able to attend School Tours. Give to the transportation fund and help more students experience agriculture up close! Bryan and Nancy Transportation Fund
Avenue of Breeds - Explore the different types of horses at the Avenue of breeds.
A-Z Exotics Petting Zoo- Meet exotic animals like kangaroos, guinea pigs, goats a camel and many more!
Bear the Miniature Donkey- Take a group photo and enjoy time with Bear!
Farrier- watch how horse shoes are made and find out why they are important. Wednesday through Friday only
John Deere - technology is important to agriculture. See how it is used in tractors, combines and more.
KC STEM Alliance - Check out robots in action! Students in First Lego League will demonstrate their projects in robotics with an "Animal" theme. Friday only https://www.kcstem.org/
K-State Vet School - Listen to veterinary students from K-State University explain how they take care of animals, check out bones and learn about equipment used when making farm visits to check animals.
Chickens - Mahaffie Stage Coach friends will bring their farm chickens to the American Royal farm for the week. http://www.mahaffie.org/