Field Trips

"Hands down, best location for fall farm fun!" - Missy J.

Offering educational field trips to pre-school and elementary age students is a delight for us at Irons Mill Farmstead. We believe it’s important to expose all children to agriculture as part of their heritage and their future. We can accomplish that goal in a engaging way. Bring your students to come to the area’s largest destination for fun and learning on a family farm!

When

  • Thursdays and Fridays starting  October 1st through 30th, 2020

  • Starting at 10am (Arrival as early as 9:30am)

Learning Stations

Self guided stations are offered around the farm. Choose as many or as little as you prefer! Optional packets available for teacher support. Fun & engaging visual aids are at most learning stations.

Self-Guided Learning Stations

  • Pumpkins and Corn 

  • Furry Farm Friends

  • Chickens & Eggs

  • Busy Bee Fun Facts

  • All About Bats

  • Corn Maze Adventure

Stations hosted by IMF

  • Pig Learning & Race! hosted every 30 minutes starting at 10:30am

  • Hayrides run every 30 minutes startingat 10:30 am as well.

What's Included

  • Nearly all attractions on the farm will be open and functioning.  (Bat Glide, Farmstead Express Train and some food stands are closed)

  • Teachers can choose from 6 self-guided stations. There are optional packets with learning points and visual aids at most learning stations. Pig Race station is hosted by IMF. Classes can choose as many stations as they prefer!

  • There is a picnic area for students to eat lunch. The area will be scheduled and reserved. Picnic table space is limited, so please only stay during your time slot.

  • BONUS! Download curriculum materials for classroom use either before or after a visit to our farm

  • Vouchers for return visit & pumpkins will no longer be offered.

  • To see a list of all of our attractions, please visit our attractions page.

    • Bat Glide & Farmstead Express train is closed for field trips students.

Cost

  • $7.00/student or chaperone for pre-school, elementary, secondary schools, homeschool groups, or play groups.  

  • Teachers, nurses and school principals are free!  

  • Homeschool groups:  Person organizing the trip gets in free!

  • All groups must have at least 10 students (or pay a minimum of $70) to qualify for these rates.

 

The balance must be paid in full (in one transaction) when you arrive for your field trip.  We accept cash or official school check.

 

 

Checks should be made out to 

Irons Mill Farmstead.

 

***These optional Teacher Resources include additional fun, farm activities for each grade level! Code to access will be given in booking email.

For any questions, 

call us at 724-946-5455 or 

email:  leahbell@IronsMillFarmstead.com

252 Greenfield Road

New Wilmington, PA 16142

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CONTACT

info@ironsmillfarmstead.com

Tel: 724-946-5455

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GRAND OPENING: SEPT 12, 2020

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