FIELD TRIPS

OFFERED ON FRIDAYS ONLY

It's as easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Schedule your hayride time online. The hayride takes you to the pumpkin patch, where students will be able to pick a kid-sized pumpkin to take home.

  2. Decide when to arrive. Make sure to plan adequately to arrive at your scheduled hayride time. In some cases, you may want to plan some time on the farm prior to your hayride. We ask that the teacher checks their class in at least 15 minutes in advance of their scheduled hayride time. The Farmstead is open for Field Trips only on select Fridays throughout the fall season from 10:00am-1:00pm (please check availability). On average, classrooms spend 2 hours at the farm.

  3. Remember these tips for an a-MAiZE-ing Field Trip: Bring a full water bottle, dress appropriately for being on the farm, and consider bringing snacks or lunches.

Farmstead Field Trips include:

  • Hayride to the patch where each student can pick a kid-sized pumpkin to take home

  • Navigate one phase (half) of The MAiZE or the Mini MAiZE

  • Visit to our farm animals and honeybees

  • Play on the Corn Poppers, Feed Mill Ropes Course, Famous Idaho® Potato Sack Slide, and more!

  • We recommend you plan your Field Trip for approximately 2 hours

Pricing Information

  • $4.99 per person (pricing applies to students, teachers, parents, chaperones, siblings, bus drivers, pastors, nurses, caregivers, social workers, etc.)

  • Minimum of 15 people for a Field Trip

  • No charge for children ages 2 and under

  • Season Passes cannot be used for Field Trips

  • Fee includes Idaho State Sales Tax; if you are tax exempt, provide a completed copy of an ST-101 form that will be kept at the farm for our records.

  • Credit card or check preferred.

Other Important Information

  • Parking Lot gates open at 9:00am on Fridays.

  • Check-in available starting at 9:30am.

  • Admission Building opens at 10:00am.

  • Seating is available for classes who wish to bring their sack lunches.

  • All attractions are open and some may have an additional charge.

  • Come prepared for an outdoor farm experience: dress weather-appropriate and bring a full water bottle.

  • Students with allergies to an outdoor environment (grass, hay, straw, bees) should be noted and appropriate precautions taken.

  • Educational materials are available for preparation and follow-up to your trip (receive the password upon scheduling a trip).

Classroom in the Corn Learning Series

Hands-on learning experiences are always best when students have been prepared for what they are about to encounter and are able to then discuss what they learned afterwards. We are pleased to offer our Classroom in the Corn learning series to make your field trip more exciting and memorable … as well as a better learning experience.

 

These Teacher Resource Guides are broken into separate grade ranges and each include: activity goals, National Curriculum Standards, preparation required, materials needed, worksheets, and step-by-step instructions.

(Upon scheduling your field trip, you will receive a password to download the curriculum.)