Field Trips

Spring programs are offered weekdays throughout May, at 10:00 am and 12:00 noon.  Fall programs are offered weekdays throughout October, at 10:00 am, 11:30 am, and 1:00 pm.

Reservations for both fall and spring programs open after Labor Day for the current school year, and are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis by emailing staff@pomeroyfarm.org . When making your request, please include your top three choices of dates and times, your school and grade level, and number of classes/teachers/students.

Our Virtual School Program is also available year-round for those classes who may be unable to visit in person.

FALL PROGRAMS 2022

GRADE LEVELS: Preschool (age 3-5) and K-2

THEME: The Farm in Fall

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: An excellent introductory field trip for young students.  A tractor-pulled hayride through the farm’s Pumpkin Lane with vignettes of “pumpkin people” will delight youngsters and their chaperones.  The hay wagon will stop at the Pumpkin Patch where both students and adults can pick out a pumpkin to take home.  Students also visit the chickens, goats and sheep, go through the hay bale maze and have a turn at the pumpkin flume.

LENGTH: 1 hour 15 minutes

DATES AVAILABLE: Weekdays in October

START TIMES: 10:00am, 11:30am, 1:00pm

COST: $6.00 per person which includes a small pumpkin

MAXIMUM PER SESSION: 60 students

PAYMENT POLICY: We require a $60.00 per session non-refundable deposit to secure your reservation, which is applied to your total payment.  Once we have received your deposit, we will send your confirmation and instructions.  The remaining balance is due upon visitation day.  For schools requiring a purchase order, you may pay the full amount at once (in the event of a cancellation or no-show, we would still require payment of the deposit amount).


SPRING PROGRAMS 2023

GRADE LEVELS: 2nd - 5th

THEME: Children’s Work & Play on a Pre-Electric Farm

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Students will participate in the chores and play activities of primary-age school children on a pre-electric farm.  These include domestic activities and barnyard chores including feeding of farm animals.  Students will also participate in a historically appropriate activity session.  Includes a new week-long curriculum to use in the classroom pre- and post-visit, which addresses Common Core learning standards in Social Studies, English & Language Arts, and Visual Arts.

LENGTH: 1 hour 45 minutes

DATES AVAILABLE: Weekdays in May

SESSION TIMES: 10:00 am OR 12:00 noon

COST: $6 per student

MAXIMUM: 60 students (40 recommended)

ALL SPRING PROGRAMS: Chaperones (including teachers) at the ratio of 1 adult per 5 students are admitted free.  With advance notice, exceptions to these ratios will be made for students who require accommodations.

PAYMENT POLICY: We require a $60.00 per session non-refundable deposit to secure your reservation, which is applied to your total payment.  Once we have received your deposit, we will send your confirmation and instructions.  The remaining balance is due upon visitation day.  For schools requiring a purchase order, you may pay the full amount at once (in the event of a cancellation or no-show, we would still require payment of the deposit amount).

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