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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 Friday from 9 am till 2pm from April through October by reservation only. Reservations need to be made at least 2 weeks in advance.    

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


 

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.
 

Corn Maze & Farm Tour Packages Available in August, 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, Tire minion Playground, Pet a Calf, Feed the Goats, Pumpkin Tic-Tac-Toe and Pumpkin Checkers.
    • Payment options: Credit card or checks
    • Unlimited Rides Available for an Additional fee – $8.00/person – Rides Include: 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