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Dewberry Farm | 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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9 am – 2 pm
April 5-6, 10-13, 18-20, & 26-27
(Dates in May may be added.  Please call.)

Pick pumpkins and explore a corn maze.  Meet ‘Spookley – the Square Pumpkin’ to learn about bullying prevention!
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9am – 2 pm
October 4 – November 17, 2017
Closed on Mondays

Take a hayride through our Christmas tree forest to learn how the trees are grown, cut and harvested.
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9am – 2pm Tuesday/Wednesday
November 28 – 29, 2017
December 5 – 6, 2017

What’s Included:

Field trip admission includes most of the general admission activities, plus demonstrations and agriculture-related lessons.  Activities include (but are not limited to): Rubber Duck Races, Fort DewHickey, Pedal Carts, Barnyard, Pumpkin Hollar, Sliiide Mountain, Giant Roller Slide, Jumping Pillows, Barrel Train, Hay Mountain, Rat Racers, Farmer Flinger, and the Armadillo ChooChoo.

Admission Fees

Students, chaperones and parents $8.00
Teachers, teacher aides and bus drivers FREE.
Note: Homeschool groups will get one free field trip admission for every 15 paid students/parents.

Lunch or Snacks

Lunch is not provided by the farm! Concessions may be open on certain days (call to confirm). You are welcome 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.

Welcome to Homeschool and Play Groups

Fall Field Trips

Fall days for scheduled homeschool and play groups: Tuesdays, October 10, 17, 24, 31 and November 7 and Friday, November 10.

 Homeschool Day

Back by popular demand!   A day reserved exclusively for Homeschool Groups.
Friday, September 29, 2017.  Reservations required.

Winter Field Trips

Homeschool and play group field trip dates for our Winter Season  are November 28 – 29 and December 5 – 6.

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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