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FIELD TRIPS

SPRING FIELD TRIPS

THEY ARE DESIGNED TO EXPERIENCE A WORKING FARM WITH MANY ANIMALS THAT ARE RAISED FOR FOOD,  FIBER, AND PLEASURE.  THERE ARE CATTLE, SHEEP, HORSES, GOATS, CHICKENS, PEACOCKS, DUCK, RABBITS, GUINEAS, PHEASANT, A LLAMA, A BURRO AND HER BABY .  THESE TOURS ARE DIRECTED BY EXPERIENCED GUIDES AND WILL REQUIRE ABOUT 1 ½ HOURS AND A GOOD AMOUNT OF WALKING.  SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN CAN BE ACCOMMODATED  BY USE OF YOUR VEHICLES.  AFTER THE TOUR YOU ARE WELCOME TO STAY AND PICNIC IN OUR SHELTER.

FALL FIELD TRIPS

 

THE TRIP IN THE FALL MONTHS OF SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER IS DESIGNED TO HAVE CHILDREN MOVE THROUGH LEARNING STATIONS, EACH STAFFED BY COMPETENT STAFF WHO WILL DEAL WITH VARIOUS ASPECTS OF APPLES.  

 

THEY WATCH CIDER GROUND THE OLD FASHION WAY AND SAMPLE CIDER PASTEURIZED THE

MODERN WAY.  THEY EXPERIENCE PICKING AN APPLE AND SELECTING APPLES.  THEY

LEARN OF VARIOUS HORTICULTURAL PRACTICES AND PROBLEMS.  THEY RECEIVE THEIR

MAGIC BAG AND ARE ENTERTAINED BY DANNY APPLESEED

 

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JOHNSON'S ORCHARDS FAMILY FARM

EST.  1919 

WE ARE LOCATED AT THE FOOT OF THE PEAKS OF OTTER IN BEDFORD COUNTY.  WE ARE CENTRALLY LOCATED BETWEEN LYNCHBURG AND ROANOKE APPROXIMATELY 35 MILES AND 1 HOUR TRAVEL FROM EACH.  WE HAVE CONDUCTED FIELD TRIPS FOR MANY YEARS AND EMPHASIZE THE EDUCATIONAL ASPECTS OF A TRIP TO THE FARM.  EACH TOUR WILL REQUIRE APPROXIMATELY 1 1/2 HOURS AFTER WHICH YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO PICNIC AT OUR SHELTER.

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APPLESEED COUNTRY FIELD TRIP APPLICATION

FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW COMPLETELY AND CLICK THE SUBMIT BUTTON.
WE WILL THEN GET BACK TO YOU WITH ONE OF YOUR DATES OR A NEW DATE.
WE NEED INFORMATION IN EACH BOX TO BE ABLE TO SCHEDULE YOUR TRIP!

OUR FIELD TRIPS START AT 10 AM AND USUALLY LAST ABOUT 1 1/2 HOURS THE COST IS $5.00 PER PERSON FOR STUDENTS, OTHER CHILDREN, PARENTS AND OTHER ADULTS INCLUDING THE ENTRY FEE.  ONE STAFF MEMBER IS FREE PER 15 STUDENTS.