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Field Trips

We have three seasons of educational farm field trips! Book your field trip now at Dewberry Farm where fun and learning go hand in hand. Students will mix hands-on agricultural learning experiences with good down home farm fun! Field trips to the farm are available for elementary school age children.

HomeSchoolers:
Y’all need to head on down the page to see what we’ve planned for you!

School Field Trips

Plant a sunflower seed, see baby barnyard animals, hear the singing chickens, and learn about our bees!
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Spring 2020 / 9 am – 2 pm
April 2-3, 7-9, 15-17, 21-24, 30
May 1, 7-8, 11-12

Pick pumpkins. Explore a maze.  Meet Spookley the Square Pumpkin to learn about bullying prevention!
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Fall 2019 / Tues – Fri, 9 am – 2 pm
October 3  –  November 15, 2019
Closed on Mondays

Take a train ride through our Christmas Tree forest to learn how the trees are grown, cut and harvested.
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Christmas 2019 / 9 am – 2 pm
Wednesday / Thursday
December 4-5 & 11-12

What’s Included:

Field trip admission includes activities, demonstrations and agriculture-related lessons.  Activities include (but are not limited to): Rubber Duck Races, Fort DewHickey, Pedal Carts, Barnyard,  Sliiide Mountain, Giant Roller Slide, Jumping Pillows, Waldo’s Box Car Train, Hay Mountain, Farmer Flinger, Sports Ball Zone, Spider Web, Sound Garden, Human Foosball, Little Farmersville, Tug-o-war, Imagination Choo Choo.  Extras for Fall: Wagon Rides, Pumpkin Hollar, Corn Maze.  Extras for Christmas: Dewville Express train ride.  Extras for Spring:  Dewville Express train ride, and plant a sun flower seed to take home.

Admission Fees

Students – $8.00 each
Parents & Chaperones – $10.00 each
Teachers, teacher aides and bus drivers FREE.
Note: Homeschool groups will get one free adult field trip admission for every 15 paid students/parents.

Lunch or Snacks

Lunch is not provided by the farm! Concessions are open for parents and teachers. You are encouraged to bring sack lunches. We have several large pavilions with picnic tables that can be assigned to your group.

Reservations

We require reservations for all field trips! Also, please apprise us of any changes in your reservations prior to arrival. You may call 281.934.3276 or email us with corrected information.

Amazingly Corny Fun

Each Fall, we grow about 8 acres of corn with paths carving an intricate maze design.  There are learning opportunities for students in the maze (following instructions, navigating skills, etc), as well as the opportunity for exercise and fresh-air fun.  Teachers determine whether to include an a-maze-ing adventure for their classes.

Pumpkins and Bees, if you please!

Take a wagon ride to the pumpkin patch. Learn why bees are needed to grow pumpkins. We also talk about the different varieties of pumpkins, gourds and squash. Students will be able to pick their own ‘kid-sized’ pumpkin from the field while supplies last.

The Cackle Palace: Sing it to me, Ladies! 

Learn the difference between chickens and roosters and why some eggs are brown, some are white, and some have polka dots. Also, learn different names for chickens: hens, roosters, pullets, cocks, etc.

Dewberry Farm’s Barnyard Babies 

Our barnyard has grown by leaps and bounds. It’s home to baby chickens (chicks), baby rabbits (kits) and baby goats (kids).  Students have the opportunity to feed goats and visit with other animals in the barnyard.

Homeschool & Play Groups

Spring Field Trips

Dates for spring 2020
April 2-3, 7-9, 15-17, 21-24, 30
May 1, 7-8, 11-12

Fall Field Trips

Tuesdays, Oct 8 – Nov 12, 2019
Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019
Friday, Nov 8, 2019

Homeschool Day

Exclusively for Homeschoolers
Friday, September 27, 2019
$10.00 per person

Christmas Field Trips

Tuesdays & Wednesdays
December 4-5, 11-12, 2019
$8 (age 3-17) – $10 adults

Whew! Need to know more?

We have a biggie-sized list of frequently asked questions that you are encouraged to read through! Go to: FAQs  Also see our collection of  Teacher Resources to help prepare your class for a field trip to the farm and provide follow up information for additional learning opportunities.

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Come out to the farm for a great time this Saturday or Sunday. Open 10 - 6 on Saturday and 11 - 6 on Sunday.
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