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Farm Tours

Will be offering Farm Tours only for this year…store tours are not available until further notice.  

Oregon Dairy offers tours of our Farm to groups up to 50. Great for Pre-school to High School, Families, Businesses, etc.

Tours are scheduled for Monday through Thursday in September and October by reservation only. Reservations need to be made at least 2 weeks in advance.

 

 

The Farmstead at Oregon Dairy Farm Tours

$6.00/person
By Reservations only – Flat fee of $60 for groups of 10 or less. 

NEW for 2021!

  • “I Spy” World Cow throughout the tour!
  • Petting Zoo at the farm that will include a variety of goats, chickens and a calf!
  • Children will get a Free handful of feed to feed the goats!
  • STEM activity under the tent at the playgound.  STEM activity will be age appropriate.

Farm Tour also includes:

  • Meet our herd of cows, see where they sleep and how they are milked.
  • Learn about dairy farming and growing feed.
  • After the farm tour, ride back to the playground area to enjoy a sample of Oregon Dairy’s delicious Chocolate Milk and a mini-Vanilla Ice Cream Cone!
  • PLUS…every child will receive a FREE Goodie Bag!
  • If time permits, Oregon Dairy has an amazing playground for the kids to enjoy after the tour. The playground includes a spiral sliding board inside a silo, tire swings, sliding boards and a “Secret” Cattle Chute!
  • Please allow for a minimum of 1.5 hours
  • For Schools – No charge for up to (2) teachers on field trip (Chaperones/teacher’s aides pay the per person price)
  • Flat fee of $60 for groups of 10 or less.

Click Here to Schedule a Tour

For additional information, please contact Maria @ maria.forry@oregondairy.com

Oregon Dairy also offers access to our Fall Corn Maze in August, September and October as part of our tour packages! See information below.

Corn Maze & Farm Tour Packages Available in
August, September and October

Farm Tour Includes:

  • Tractor and wagon ride to the farm.
  • “I Spy” World Cow throughout the tour.
  • Petting Zoo at the farm that will include a variety of goats, chickens and a calf!
  • Meet our herd of cows, see where they sleep and how they are milked.
  • Learn about dairy farming and growing feed.
  • Enjoy A sample of Oregon Dairy’s delicious Chocolate Milk and a mini-Vanilla Ice Cream Cone!

Corn Maze Includes: 

  • Unlimited Barrel Train Rides , Unlimited Pedal Tractor Rides   
  • Unlimited Corn Launcher, Unlimited Jump Pad 
  • Straw Mound Playground, Straw Tunnel, Kids’ Skid Maze, Skee-ball, Tire Pebble Playground
    Jumbo Jenga, Jumbo Connect 4, Pumpkin Tic-Tac-Toe, Pumpkin Checkers
  • NEW! Jumbo Checkers, NEW! Yardzee, NEW! Corn Hole Boards

    • Our Farm Tour and Corn Maze offers a fun and educational experience where every one will learn
      about dairy farming, the value of working as a team as they navigate the corn maze, practice map reading and enhance critical thinking skills.
    • Corn Maze & Farm Tour Package is available Monday through Thursday from 9am – 2pm.
    • Please allow 3-4 hours for corn maze, farm tour and activities.
    • Please call at least 3 weeks in advance to book Corn Maze/Farm Tour
    • Please provide an accurate number of people and notify us if the number changes prior to your arrival
    • No charge for up to 2 teachers on field trip (Chaperones/teacher’s aides pay the per person price)
    • We recommend dividing classes into groups of 4-6 with one adult to complete the corn maze.
    • Farm Tour/Corn Maze Combo  – $15 per person
    • Payment options: Credit card or checks
  • Call Nancy Brown at (717) 656-2856 Ext. 247 or e-mail nancy.brown@oregondairy.com for more information

  • If you are interested in just coming to the corn maze in September or October – please visit our Corn Maze Webpage: https://www.oregondairy.com/family-fun/corn-maze

Making the Grade!

To make sure our Farm Tour meets your needs as a teacher, we did our homework. The result? You now have access to lesson plans that meet Pennsylvania’s State Standards in Math, Science, and Reading, as well as Common CORE standards in Literacy and Math. These lesson plans include State Standards, Lessons, Reading Guide Pamphlet, Worksheets and Key Vocabulary. We also have curriculum that includes a Lab Component for students in 6th-8th grades.  All four lesson plans include an answer keys as well as videos. This will help in planning your pre-trip lessons and also your post-trip lessons.

Lesson Plans Include:

Pre-School
“On the Dairy Farm”
Elementary School: 3rd, 4th & 5th Grade
Lesson One: “Makin’ Cows Smile.”
Lesson Two: “Keepin’ It Fresh”
Lesson Three: “Goin’ Round & Round”
Lesson Four: “Handin’ It On”
Lesson Five: “Choosin’ Keeps You Cruisin”Each lesson includes a video motivator, comprehensive lesson plan, reading guide, overhead transparencies or Ipad graphics, and assessment-based worksheets
Middle School: 6th, 7th & 8th Grade
Lesson One: “Animal Health”
Lesson Two: “Milk Quality & Safety”
Lesson Three: “Dairy in The Environment”
Lesson Four: “In The Community”Lessons tie into Common CORE and STEM standards for math, science and reading and address concepts such as selective breeding, balanced diets, food safety and chemistry, recycling nutrients, natural and capital resources, and the economy.

View our Lesson Plans