Spring Field Trips at Snipes Farm
Field trips at Snipes Farm and Education Center are hands-on, nature-based and fun!
Set on 80-acres of our beautiful historic farm students, teachers and parents explore and learn together.
Choose a 90-minute or 3-hour tour. We design a custom tour of lessons based on curricular needs for ages Pre-K-12th grade.
90-minute tour: $9 per person
3-hour tour: $12 per person
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Farm Animal Friends
Meet our bunnies, goats, chickens, quail and ducks. Let's learn about anatomy, daily life and care of these special animals.
Food from Seed-to-Snack
Go on a journey to learn about where food comes from. From seed to greenhouse to field to snack. We'll use our senses to explore plant shapes, sizes, colors and textures, enjoy herb fragrances and flavors and harvest something yummy to taste.
Ol' Time Farm Museum
Be dazzled by carriages, wagons and sleighs and carriages Learn about the skillful wheelwrights who made their amazing wheels! Learn about the power of a horse. Take a turn shelling corn and turning kernels into cornmeal.
Where the Wild Things Are
Explore the beautiful woodlands through our nature trail. Find habitats and learn about the life cycle of a tree from seed to sapling to stump. A STEM flash challenge can give students a chance to build simple structures in teams out of natural materials or fairy houses depending on the age.
Busy Bees and Pollinators
See our bee village (apiary) and learn about the amazing life of the bee-every student will take a role in simulating a hive! Explore the meadow and see this ecosystem of native plants that provides homes and food for many different pollinators. We are in awe that 3 out of every 4 bites of food are thanks to these critters!
Birds of a Feather
Take a walk through the meadow to our new bird blind! The farms forests, hedgerows and ancient trees are home to many birds that over-winter and pass through on their annual migrations. Learn about song birds and birds of prey and adaptations that help them to make homes, to find food, to sing and to fly.
Care of the Earth
Here at Snipes Farm we are dedicated to taking good care of the land and waterways. Learn about the teaming life in the soil, composting, native plants, stream projects and regenerative farming practices that are helping us to do our part for a sustainable future.
In addition to your field trip lesson...
Please stay and enjoy our Barnyard playground and bring lunch or a snack to enjoy on the Farm. Please let us know if you plan to stay for lunch or a snack. Consider a pizza lunch (not available in the summer):
1 slice of pizza, cider and chips: $6.00 per person
2 slices of pizza, cider and chips: $8:00 per person