Things to Remember:
Don't hesitate to call 540-439-4806 or email
Tours@cows-n-corn.com if you have questions.
Travel time- We have four 30 minute learning stations, plus you need
time for Lunch and/or snack, bathroom breaks and playtime. So plan
your trip so you won't be rushed. Call us if you would like us to
adjust our programming to fit your schedule.
"General Store" will be open and is stocked with limited items such as
bottled water, cookies, ice cream etc. Also," Got Milk"
T-Shirts and various other seasonal items will be available for
recommend normal play clothes for the children, but we do not recommend
any open toed shoes. Boots or old shoes are not necessary under
regular conditions but would be recommend, if we have been experiencing
wet conditions prior to your visit.
Remember you will be visiting a farm, students will come in contact with
dust, straw, hay and other normal things found on a farm. Please
review with students and parents about asthma or allergies to the above
mentioned items as well as allergies to bees or insect bites.
can pinpoint us precisely by using the farm address of 5191 Germantown
Road. We have plenty of parking for buses and cars.
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plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment, so that
you can enjoy your tour and not be rushed. We will present you
with an approximate schedule upon your arrival. Some activities
will be presented to the entire group while some activities it will be
necessary to divide your group.
DON'T FORGET THE CAMERA- MEMORIES WILL BE MADE!
Spring 2013 ? Dates can be reserved now.
Here is what your tour includes:
*Hayride tour of our dairy farm- from calf to cow learn how we take care of our 500+ animals
*Chicken Class- Feathers, beaks, eggs & chicks… students will become
poultry experts after this interactive, wings-on activity
*Sheep to Shawl- Warmer weather means even the animals need help
taking off their winter coats! We will demonstrate all the steps we
take to shear our sheep & how wool is prepared to make your favorite
*Be a farmer...make
a "dirt baby" plant seeds for a fun take home
*Play & Picnic Area –Perfect for burning off energy & refueling with
your packed lunch
Ice cream snack for every paid admission- students, chaperones &
Group and School Tours
Math, history, natural resources, and biology are
just a few things we farmers work with everyday. Let us cover your daily
lesson plans with a visit to the farm!
We have 2 hours of educational activities based on
the season. You will also want to plan for an additional ½ hour to 1
hour to enjoy your packed lunch in our picnic/play area.
Admission is $8 per person (all ages), and
includes all activities, take home craft and ice cream treat at the end
of your activities.Teachers and bus drivers are free.
Our policy is if the child is going to
participate (ex. Eat ice cream and participate in the seed planting
activity) normally 3 year olds and older, that they will need to pay
admission as well. If your “young’un” is going to ride in their stroller
or arms and nap, they are not charged.
Your Fall 2012 tour includes:
4- 30 minute rotations
4- 30 minute rotations
Hayride tour of our dairy farm- from calf to cow learn how we take care
of our 500+ animals
Meet & Greet one of our bovine beauties and learn about her daily life
Butter Making- With just a few shakes, turn cream into a tasty treat
that your students will get to eat!
Pick that perfect pumpkin after a lesson from "Lily" the cow (puppet).
(These activities are enjoyed in a ½ hour station
rotation. Depending on your group’s size, you may be divided into groups
(30-50 individuals per group) . This will be discussed at the time you
book your tour.)
Please keep in mind!
We are a sunshine event only. Sadly, it’s not much
fun on the farm while it’s raining. We will do the best we can with
rescheduling your tour if you get rained out. We will be in contact with
you as the forecast looms, and make the final decision by 7am of your
We provide everyone with an ice cream treat. Please
inform us of any dairy/food allergies in your group, and we will provide
an alternative snack for those individuals.
Portable restrooms and hand-washing stations are
Ready to book a
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worksheet (with estimates) and 2 or 3 possible dates
or email firstname.lastname@example.org completed booking worksheet.
Read confirmation email and check for accuracy. Plan to have a great
time on the farm!
We are a working family dairy farm first and foremost, we have yet to
cancel a tour due to anything farm related, but we do reserve the right
to cancel or adjust your tour package. For example, some animals
or sights view on the web page might not be available the day of your
tour. If for any reason we feel we will not be able to provide you
and your students with an enjoyable, educational experience we will
reschedule you to an agreed upon date.