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Oregon Dairy 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! Tours can accommodate groups up to 50 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.

Please Note: During the week of Family Farm Days, June 13-17, private group farm tours are not available since we are offering a FREE Tour of the Farm with Ag Exhibits, Petting Zoo, and activities for the whole family!  Click Here To Learn More About Family Farm Days!

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


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)

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)

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)

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

Corn Maze & Farm Tour Packages Available in
September and October

    • Our Corn Maze offers a fun and educational experience
    • Guests & Students will practice map reading and critical thinking skills
    • Guests & Students will also learn the value of working on a team as they navigate the Corn Maze
    • Corn Maze & Farm Tour Package is available Monday through Friday from 9am – 2pm
    • Activities included with admission: straw tunnel, straw mound playground, pebble playground, Pet a Calf, Feed the Goats
    • Payment options: Credit card or checks
    • Rides Included: Barrel Train Rides, Hamster Wheel Races, Pedal Tractor Rides, Corn Launcher and Jump Pad
    • 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)
    • Please allow 3-4 hours for corn maze, farm tour and activities
    • We recommend dividing classes into groups of 4-6 with one adult
  • Call Nancy Brown at (717) 656-2856 Ext. 247 or e-mail nancy.brown@oregondairy.com for pricing and more information


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