Field Trip Deposit


Field Trip Deposit


Deposit to hold a date for your upcoming field trip to Gilchrist Farm

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Field Trip Program suitable for Preschool through High School

Basic Field Trip:

  • Petting Zoo-Guided time to pet and brush the goats, pigs, chickens, turkeys, ducks, etc.
  • Goat Milking Demonstration-Learn how to milk a goat and try your hand at it!
  • Guided Farm Tour:  Meet the Pigs, Ducks, Chickens, Turkeys, Horses, Mini Mule, Goats and learn about each along the way!
  • Bring your lunch and take advantage of our picnic tables and shade area
  • $5-7/child.  No cost for adult volunteers, helpers, aids, teachers, parents, etc.
  • Available Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM -2:00 PM.  Three hour guided portion, stay as long as time permits!

Add Ons:

-Craft- Make a special craft to take home:  horse shoe crafts, traditional rag doll/action figure, leather stamping, seasonal specialties. $5-10 per child

-Take home a special goat's milk soap made on the farm $3-5

-Hatching-Work with the farm to hatch eggs from start to finish.  Bring them with the group to drop off the chicks or pick up the eggs to incubate as part of the field trip/classroom connection.

-Composting!  Learn how to transform plain old animal poop into garden magic!

-Scavenger hunt.  This is great for older kids.  Developed in conjunction with your specific needs in mind.  Send the kids off on an engaging hunt!  Price varies, depending on needs.  

-We are happy to develop program to enhance your in class curriculum.  Give us a call!

-Horse back riding is available for groups at an hourly rate for the group.