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School Pasture Walk
Greenhouse tours

School & Homeschool Options

Options for Groups and Schools

Sample Tour:

To group leaders - All sample tours are flexible to meet age, grade level, and special needs requirements of any group. 

Sample Group Tour Rotation: Based on 80-100 students                                  

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM: Arrive at farm and meet in indoor arena

Group meets in indoor for greeting, orientation, and division into 8 tour groups. If group number 10 or greater, an adult advisor is recommended for each group.

        
> Group 1 (Goats, cows, and sheep)
> Group 2 (Chicken shed and ducks) 
> Group 3 (Horse Barn)
> Group 4 (Garden)

 

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Summary and Closing - Groups return to indoor arena

Discussion of experience, handouts provided to school teaching staff, and closing remarks from farm staff.

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Gift Shop open

All students and faculty will receive farm information. All activities can be run rain or shine. Appropriate attire for walking and weather is a must.

Additional Tour Options - some dependent on arrival time to the farm:

  1. Felting Activity

  2. Horseshoe Painting

  3. Cheese Making Demo

  4. Fleece and Fiber Demo

  5. Draft Horse; Harness Demo

  6. Goat milking demonstration


Sample Tour Rotation Below: Based on 25-60 students:

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM: Arrive at farm and meet in indoor arena

Group meets in indoor for greeting, orientation, and division into 5 tour groups. If group number 10 or greater, an adult advisor is recommended for each group.

Sample Group Tour Rotation:
> Group 1 (Goats/Sheep)
> Group 2 (Horse Barn)
> Group 3 (Garden, Plants, Compost)
> Group 4 (Barn / Feed Room)

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Summary and Closing - Groups return to indoor arena

Reconnect with group for summation and handout of information packets. 

11:30 AM -12:15 PM: Gift Shop open

 All activities can be run rain or shine. Appropriate attire for walking and weather is a must. 

Gift shop open for students and faculty.

Educational Standards

See how we meet PA Agricultural Education Standards here.

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