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Frying Pan Farm Park, Field Trips


  • Frying Pan Farm Park Field Trips
  • Frying Pan Farm Park Field Trips
  • Frying Pan Farm Park Field Trips
  • Frying Pan Farm Park Field Trips
  • Frying Pan Farm Park Field Trips
  • Frying Pan Farm Park Field Trips
  • Frying Pan Farm Park Field Trips
  • Frying Pan Farm Park Field Trips

2016-17: Field trip bookings for the 2016-17 season are now open.  Check availability via the online calendar.   Both Fall of 2016 and Spring of 2017 are open for reservations.

Frying Pan Farm Park is pleased to offer education programs and guided tours for school field trips and programs. Programs reinforce the Virginia Standards of Learning for the appropriate grade level.

Admission to Frying Pan Farm Park is FREE. Kidwell Farm at Frying Pan Farm Park, is open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily. Self-guided days are available for pre-school and other groups who would like to explore the farm and park on their own.

Choose from instructional programs which complement your curriculum:

Pre-K through 3rd grade programs use the Farm entrance at 2709 West Ox Road, Herndon, VA 20171.

ExpandPre-school

Pre-school: Farm Mystery, Who Laid the Eggs?

Pre-school Group Tour

The Farm Mystery program illustrates how the farmer provides farm birds with food, water and shelter and in return they produce eggs for the family. Participants then get a guided tour the farm birds and guess who laid each of the different eggs in the egg carton.

Fees:
In-county: $4 per student
Out-of-county: $5 per student
Length: 30 Minutes
Preschool FAQ

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Kindergarten: The Milky Way: A Day in the Life of a Dairy Animal

The Milky Way

The Milky Way Milk a model cow and meet a farm animal. From babyhood to milking, learn what life is like for dairy animals.

Fees:
In-county: $4 per student
Out-of-county: $5 per student
Length: 30 Minutes
SOL Tie Ins: Science: K.1, K.6, K.7
Kindergarten FAQ

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1st Grade: The Farm Family

The Farm Family

Farm Family Program through discussion and hands-on activities, learn about traditional “Farm Family” roles and how they compare to modern family roles.

Fees:
In-county: $5 per student
Out-of-county: $6 per student
Length: One Hour
SOL Tie Ins: History and Social Science: 1.1, 1.7, 1.9
1st Grade FAQ

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2nd Grade: MOOving the Milk to Town Walk

MOOving the Milk to Town Walk

MOOving the Milk to Town Walk in the boots of a dairy farmer. Getting the milk from a dairy farm to the consumer’s table is discussed. Students learn the process, then get to act it out during a hands-on game while exchanging money along the way.

Fees:
In-county: $5 per student
Out-of-county: $6 per student
Length: One Hour
SOL Tie Ins: History and Social Science 2.2, 2.4, 2.6, 2.7
2nd Grade FAQ

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3rd Grade: Simple Machines on the Farm

Simple Machines on the Farm

Simple Machines on the Farm Come explore the farm and discover how six simple machines make our work easier. Students will also get hands on experience using some simple machines.

Fees:
In-county: $6 per student
Out-of-county: $7 per student
Length: One Hour
SOL Requirements: Science 3.2, Force/Motion/Energy
3rd Grade FAQ

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Wagon Rides

Include a Wagon Ride to you field trip program!

Add a Wagon Ride to your field trip program This option is only available for Pre-school through 3rd grade field trips, self-guided tour groups, and summer camp field trips. Cost is $3 per rider, age 2yrs. and older with a scheduled school program; otherwise wagon ride prices are $3.50 per rider age 2yrs. and older.

  • Each ride lasts 20-25 minutes
  • Group reservations are required
  • Cost is $3 per rider, 2 and older
  • Maximum 30 people per ride
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Field Trip Program Frequently Asked Questions


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