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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

2017: Field trip bookings for the 2017 season are now open.  Check availability via the online calendar.   Both Spring and Summer 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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Expand1st Grade

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

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

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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ExpandSummer Field Trips: June-August

Summer Field Trips: June-August

Junior Farmer

Jr Farmer Program

  • 1 Hour Program
  • Ages 7 and up

This field trip program is based off of our Jr Farmer programs that we offer throughout the year. Campers will get to partici-pate in a farm chore to learn more about the work that goes into farming. Then, they will get a hands-on interaction with one of our farm animals. This one-hour program will round out with games near the historic farmhouse.


Funny Fox

Funny Fox Hunt and Peck

  • 1-Hour Program
  • Ages 2-7

There was a fox that tried to sneak onto the farm last night! One of the animals managed to scare the threat away, but we can’t determine which one saved the farm. Come on a guided tour of the farm as we learn about each of the animals and try to solve the mystery of which animal scared off the fox. End the day with water games on hot, summer days.


Animal Signs

Animal Signs

  • 1 Hour Program
  • Ages 2-6

One of the sheep is missing and now we need to find her. All animals leave signs behind wherever they go and it will be our job to try and put the pieces together to find out where the sheep is hiding. Campers will get to search for clues around the farm that lead one step closer to finding the lost sheep.


Details

  • Each program is $5/participant
  • You may choose to add a wagon ride for an additional $3/participant
  • Download Flyer

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ExpandWagon Rides

Wagon Rides

Include a Wagon Ride to you field trip program!

Take a tour of the whole park in style with a reserved wagon ride. The ride will take you through the farm, into the woods, past our crop fields, and back into the farm yard.

  • Length: Each ride lasts 20-25 minutes
  • Group reservations are required
  • Fees: $3.50 per person without a program, $3.00 when reserving a program
  • Maximum 25 riders (children and adults) per wagon load

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