Since 1992, we have been providing educational experiences for children in preschool through grade 2 with our Fall Farm tours program. Our tours are 90 minutes in lengths and are available during 3 different time slots throughout the day. We have indoor facilities for classes and can run our tours rain or shine.
What does our farm tour program include?
Four Activity-Based Learning Centres;
1) Play time in a corn maze, a hay jump and in a giant inflated pumpkin
2) Play time with miniature farm machinery in a corn box
3) Discovery time in the pumpkin patch, picking pumpkins
4) Exploration time with seeds in a 130 year old barn
A wagon ride along strawberry and pumpkin fields to observe environment (water source) and technology (irrigation systems, equipment and tools).
A tour of our retail store to see how farm produce is marketed.
Our Tour Schedule:
Daily, Mondays to Fridays, from late September to October 31
Approximate start times; 9:15, 11:00 or 12:45 (90 minute tour)
What will your students take home?
· a small pumpkin
· a colouring sheet
· a container with the seeds they have planted, for your classroom
What does the Tour cost?
· Basic Tour: $5.00 per student (taxes included)
· Deluxe Tour: $6.25 per student (taxes included) A snack of apple juice and freshly baked cookies is included in the Deluxe Tour.
· Teachers are free!
Please note that there is a minimum class charge of $80.
To book a Tour, please call 519-886-7576 or e-mail us with your preferred dates and times. Payment is due at the time of the Tour.