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Oregon Dairy Field Trips & Tours

Oregon Dairy offers fun, educational group tours of our beautiful family farm and/or Market that are great for Pre-school to High School students, Families, Businesses, etc.  Take a tractor and wagon ride to the farm and through the barn, see where the cows are milked, visit our friendly farm animals, and learn all about the importance of farming! Farm Tours can accommodate groups up to 50 guests and Market Tours can accomodate groups up to 40 guests. For larger groups, please contact Maria Forry at maria.forry@oregondairy.com.  All tours are for a minimum of 10 guests.  Smaller groups are welcome and available at a flat rate.  To make a tour reservation, please click on the red “Click Here for Tour Reservations” button towards the bottom of this page.

Tours are scheduled from April through October by reservation only. Reservations need to be made at least 2 weeks in advance. Beginning September 2nd through October 30th, Farm Tours are not available on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday since we are open for our Fall Corn Maze, Sunflower Pickin Days, and Pumpkin Pickin Days.

Oregon Dairy’s Fall Family Fun & Farm Tour Packages NOW Available in
September and October – Monday thru Thursday

    • Our Fall Family Fun includes our “Thank A Trucker” Corn Maze, Sunflower Pickin Days(September) and Kids’ Pumpkin Pickin Days (October)
    • Guests & Students will practice map reading and critical thinking skills
    • Fall Family Fun & Farm Tour Packages are available Monday through Thursday from 9am – 3pm
    • Farm Activities included with admission: straw tunnel, straw mound playground, pebble playground, Pet a Calf, Kids’ Skid Maze, Jumbo Connect-4, Jumbo Checkers, Corn Hole, Yardzee and More! Feed the Goats (25¢ feed)
    • Rides Included: Barrel Train Rides, Hamster Wheel Races, Pedal Tractor Rides, Corn Launcher and Jump Pad
    • No charge for up to 2 teachers on field trip (Chaperones/teacher’s aides pay the per person price)
    • Please allow 2 hours for corn maze and farm activities
    • We recommend dividing classes into groups of 4-6 with one adult
    • A deposit will be required upon confirmation.

Fall Family Fun & Field Trip Tour Packages Available in September and October!
Monday thru Thursday from 9am – 3pm
2 hour timeslots – Minimum 15 Guests

Fall Family Fun Field Trip Options:
$10/person – Corn Maze, Farm Activities, and Sunflower Patch(Sept)
or Pumpkin Patch (Oct) – (No Rides)
$10/person – Rides & Farm Activities, and Sunflower Patch(Sept)
or Pumpkin Patch (Oct) – 
(No Maze)
$13/person – Corn Maze, Rides, and Farm Activities with
Sunflower Patch (Sept) and Pumpkin Patch (Oct)

Fall Family Fun & Tour Options:
Make a day of it and Add-on a FarmTour and/or Market Tour to Your Fall Family Fun Day!
“Calf” Tour – additional $6.00/person (allow a min. of 2 hours)
Market Tour – additional $3.00/person (allow a min. 45 minutes)

Click Here For Fall Family Fun & Farm Tour Reservations

 


Tour Packages:
The Calf Farm Tour (Ideal for Preschool to 5th Grade)

$8.00/person
Allow a minimum of 1.5 hours
For groups smaller than 10 – flat rate is $80.00

Calf Farm Tour Includes:

  • Personal Guided Tractor and Wagon Ride to and from the farm 
  • Meet our herd of dairy cows, tour the barn and milking facilities 
  • Students will also learn about dairy farming and growing crops 
  • “I Spy” World Cow Game throughout the tour
  • Petting Zoo at the farm that will include goats and a calf!
  • FREE Handful of Feed to Feed the Goats
  • FREE Sample of Oregon Dairy’s Chocolate Milk
  • FREE Mini Vanilla Ice Cream Cone
  • FREE Educational Goodie Bag for the kids with coloring page included to bring back the Milkhouse for a FREE Calf Dip Ice Cream Cone
  • Age appropiate STEM activity

Additional Tour Information:

  • If time permits, Oregon Dairy has an amazing playground for the kids to enjoy after the tour. The farm-themed playground includes a spiral sliding board inside a silo, tire climber, sliding boards and a “Secret” Cattle Chute!
  • For Schools – No charge for up to (2) teachers on field trip (Chaperones/teacher’s aides pay the per person price)
  • A deposit will be required upon confirmation.

The Bull & Heifer Farm Tour (Ideal for Grades 6 – 12)

$10.00/person
Allow a minimum of 2 hours
For groups smaller than 10 – flat rate is $100.00

Bull & Heifer Farm Tour Includes:

  • Personal Guided Tractor and Wagon Ride to and from the farm 
  • Meet our herd of dairy cows, tour the barn and milking facilities 
  • Students will also learn about dairy farming and growing crops 
  • NEW! Tour Oregon Dairy Organics Compost Facility
  • Petting Zoo at the farm that will include goats and a calf!
  • FREE Handful of Feed to Feed the Goats
  • FREE Sample of Oregon Dairy’s Chocolate Milk
  • FREE Mini Vanilla Ice Cream Cone
  • NEW! Receive a Coupon for a FREE Quart of Oregon Dairy Chocolate Milk
  • Age appropiate STEM activity

Additional Tour Information:

  • Compost tour includes a tractor and wagon ride through the facility to view the equipment and learn about the composting process.
  • If time permits, Oregon Dairy has an amazing playground for the kids to enjoy after the tour. The farm-themed playground includes a spiral sliding board inside a silo, tire climber, sliding boards and a “Secret” Cattle Chute!
  • For Schools – No charge for up to (2) teachers on field trip (Chaperones/teacher’s aides pay the per person price)
  • A deposit will be required upon confirmation.

The Herd Farm Tour (Ideal for family/friends/business groups of 10 or more)

$10.00/person
Allow a minimum of 1.5 hours
Available Monday thru Saturday (Sunday Tours not available)
For groups smaller than 10 – flat rate is $100.00

The Herd Farm Tour Includes:

  • Personal Guided Tractor and Wagon Ride to and from the farm 
  • Meet our herd of dairy cows, tour the barn and milking facilities 
  • Learn about dairy farming and growing crops 
  • NEW! Tour Oregon Dairy Organics Compost Facility
  • Petting Zoo at the farm that will include goats and a calf!
  • FREE Handful of Feed to Feed the Goats
  • FREE Sample of Oregon Dairy’s Chocolate Milk
  • FREE Mini Vanilla Ice Cream Cone
  • NEW! Receive a Coupon for a FREE Half Gallon of Oregon Dairy Chocolate Milk

Additional Tour Information:

  • Compost tour includes a tractor and wagon ride through the facility to view the equipment and learn about the composting process.
  • 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 climber, sliding boards and a “Secret” Cattle Chute!
  • For Schools – No charge for up to (2) teachers on field trip (Chaperones/teacher’s aides pay the per person price)
  • A deposit will be required upon confirmation.

Add-on to Any Farm Tour Package – The Market Store Tour

$3.00/person
Allow a minimum of 30-45 minutes

The Market Store Tour Includes:

  • Visit our Produce, Bakery, Warehouse, Dairy, Frozen, Deli, and Meat Department
  • See inside a 52′ Tractor Trailer and learn how groceries are received and stocked on the shelves
  • Walk into a giant Freezer that stores your favorite ice cream and frozen treats
  • FREE Donut hole from the Bakery Department
  • FREE Cheese sample from the Deli Department 

Guided Walking Tour of The Market at Oregon Dairy (Farm tour not included)

$5.00/person
Allow a minimum of 45 minutes
For groups smaller than 10 – flat rate is $50.00

The Market Store Tour Includes:

  • Visit our Produce, Bakery, Seafood, Warehouse, Dairy, Frozen, Deli, and Meat Department
  • See inside a 52′ Tractor Trailer and learn how groceries are received and stocked on the shelves
  • Walk into a giant Freezer that stores your favorite ice cream and frozen treats
  • FREE Donut Hole from the Bakery Department
  • FREE Cheese Sample from the Deli Department 
  • FREE Sample of Oregon Dairy’s Chocolate Milk
  • FREE Mini Vanilla Ice Cream Cone
  • FREE Educational Goodie Bag for the kids with coloring page included to bring back the Milkhouse for a FREE Calf Dip Ice Cream Cone

Click Here To View Calendar and Tour Availability
Tours are available twice a day – one in the morning and one in the afternoon.  Please note, if you see a tour already listed on the calendar, then that date and time are already taken.  Please pick another date/time.

Click Here For Tour Reservations

If you have any questions about booking a farm/store tour, please email Maria at maria.forry@oregondairy.com.

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