Agriculture Education

 

Enrich your classroom learning experience with agriculture education. All students can benefit from learning about how food is raised and what happens on a farm. Curriculums for our farm field trips can be tied to many learning objectives including social studies, science, technology and mathematics. 

 

“Tell me and I’ll forget. Show me and I may remember. Involve me and I will learn.”
— Benjamin Franklin

2016 - 2017 Farm Tour Information

Ag education is our passion! Fawn View Farm's school tours are designed to be engaging, active and hands-on for students of all ages. We can facilitate tours for pre-school ages through the high school level.

Availability: 
Farm tours are scheduled Monday through Friday, from 9am to 4pm. The weekends are reserved for hosting birthday parties. 

Rates:
$6.00 per person*
*Please note, there is a $100 minimum charge for all farm tours. If your group has fewer than 17 people, you will be expected to pay the minimum fee.

What's Included:
Our educational farm tours last about 2 hours. Students will get a first-hand look at the day-to-day operation of a working dairy farm with a mix of guided tour and hands-on activity. Our tours include a mix of:

  • Care and feeding of animals on a dairy farm, Kids get to feed baby calves
  • Tour of the milking parlor and where the milk is stored until daily truck pick up
  • Hay ride - guided tour of the farm with overview of seasonal farming activity
  • Overview of farm equipment and what it's used for
  • Each person will receive a refreshing dairy treat
  • Several Photo Opportunities

Additional Information:

  • There is a $100 minimum for all group tours. If you have fewer than 17 people, you will be expected to pay the minimum rate. 
  • All tours are scheduled on a first come, first served basis.
  • A deposit of $75 is required to secure your tour date.
  • Payments can be made by cash or check.
  • All tours are rain or shine. 
  • We require 24 hour notice for all cancellations. 
  • Bus parking is available.
  • Fawn View Farm is handicap accessible. Please contacts us prior to your tour to discuss any special accommodations your group may need.
  • No pets are allowed on the farm.

Farm Tour Resources

Farm Tour Organizers: Please download our Farm Tour Contract to reserve your date for an agriculture education. We ask that you provide a photography release as well, for each student.

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Testimonials

Thank you for allowing LASOS Summer Camp to visit your farm. The campers had a wonderful time and learned a lot! All of your efforts in making this experience a wonderful one for our students were very much appreciated. Thank you again for your time and continued support of our organization.
— LASOS, Inc.
You did a great job and were very engaging
with the children. They loved the game to review what they had learned. We look forward to having you back again in the near future to spread your knowledge of these wonderful creatures and what they provide to us.
— Maryland Agricultural Resource Center Farm Camp