Fall Education

 

Fall Program: Mid September to Mid November

AUTUMN EXTRAVAGANZA PACKAGE—OUR BEST DEAL:

Two classroom lessons
Narrated Hayride
Guided Barnyard Tour
Picnic Area
Playground

EACH CHILD TAKES HOME A PUMPKIN!

Classes offered for the Autumn Extravaganza include:
All About the Dairy
All About Autumn
All About Pumpkins
Soil Science

One teacher and one assistant per class are FREE!

Additional adults are $6.00 for admission and hayride—(no pumpkin)

Pumpkins are an additional $2.00.

Ice Cream is $2.50 extra for everyone—students, parents, teachers, teacher assistants—ice cream requires a separate check to Maple View Ice Cream.

Guaranteed minimum of 10 paying students are required to book a visit.

We only make reservations by phone. If you email, please include a phone number so we can contact you. We do not make reservations by email, sorry.

FALL PROGRAMS CAN BE ADJUSTED TO meet THE NEEDS OF YOUR GROUP.

YOU CAN PARTICIPATE IN ONE CLASS, HAYRIDE ,ANIMALS AND A SMALL PUMPKIN FOR $10.00 PER STUDENT AND $6.00 FOR ADULTS—(no pumpkin.)

IF YOU DON’T WANT CLASSES, YOU CAN DO HAYRIDE AND ANIMALS FOR $7.00 PER PERSON—STUDENTS AND ADULTS ---PUMPKINS ARE $2.00 EXTRA FOR THIS PACKAGE

Classes offered for our Fall Program:
Class sessions are 30 minutes long. Classes are age appropriate according to your group’s age level. Classes are visual.

ALL ABOUT THE DAIRY
Students learn about the milking process, bottling process, butter production and ice cream  production.  Our classroom offers insight and interesting facts about dairy products, as well  as behaviors, care and growth of Holsteins. Each student will receive a pencil and a What’s  Up With Milk? coloring book.

ALL ABOUT AUTUMN
This classroom focuses on the season of harvest. Apples, pumpkins, fall crops and fall  leaves are the topics of conversation. Students learn about environmental changes and the  reasons for the seasons.

ALL ABOUT PUMPKINS
Students learn about the life cycle from seed to pumpkin. The class focuses on the history,  anatomy, and care of pumpkins. We’ll reveal fun and interesting facts about pumpkins. Students  select their very own pumpkin to take home!

SOIL SCIENCE, RECYCLING & COMPOSTING
Our classroom offers unique topics related to conservation practices.  Learn about various soil  types in North Carolina, as students explore soil composition and water filtration.

Our recycling and composting lesson focuses on the set-up of a compost bin. It also stresses  practices that may be utilized at school and home to protect our environment.

Guided Barnyard Tour
BARNYARD ANIMALS: Goat, miniature donkey, miniature horse, sheep, goats, llama, Jersey cow and calf, Holstein calf, ducks, rabbit, and chickens A Maple View staff member will walk you through the barnyard, give information about the animals, let students touch and ask questions. HAND WASHING IS REQUIRED AFTER THE BARNYARD VISIT!

Narrated Hayride
Our hay wagon will hold up to 65 students and a combination of 40 adults and students. The hayride goes around the perimeter of the farm and through the middle. The ride stops at 4 locations. The driver gets off and narrates info about the specific locations.

Other MVAC Features:
Milking a Jersey cow or bottle feeding a calf—FOR ADDITIONAL PRICE OF $25.00 PER GROUP