We meet Classroom Essential Standards in Science, Social Studies, Heath Education grades K-12! 
K-2|  3-5  |  6-8  | 9-12

Helpers Of Our Farm offers an educational rate for all youth-oriented groups at $7.00 per person (including both children and adults) for a minimum of 23 people. Tours normally are 45 minutes to 1 hour for Pre-K – 1st grade and Special Needs and 1 – 1 ½ hours for 2nd grade and above. In order to qualify for these rates, all students must be accompanied by at least one adult (18 years and older) per 11 children. If your group is smaller than 23, you can pay for a minimum of 23 guests to book your tour for a smaller group. If you have more than 35 people in your tour, we may split the tour into two groups to teach or ask you to book two time slots.

Guided Tour: $7.00 per person
Our guided tour touches on many of the subjects listed below.

Farm Tour

  • Define a Homestead Farm
  • Sustainable Living
    • Handling the farms stormwater through LID (Low Impact Development)
    • Reuse/Recycle
      • Harvesting Rain Water
      • Composting
      • Vegetable trimmings
      • Chicken Tractor
    • Organic Farming
      • Why organic?
        • Better and safer for the environment and consumption
          • Natural fertilizers
          • No synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, or chemicals
          • How sustainable farming applies to organic farming

Petting Farm

  • Pet a variety of farm animals (pigs, llama, goat, pony, chickens, rabbits)
  • Learn common and not so common facts about each animal
  • Learn about our rescue animals, where they came from, and how to be more responsible pet owners

Custom Guided Tour: $7.00 per person

Helpers Of Our Farm is capable of meeting Science, Social Studies, and Health Education courses of study. We can offer an in-depth focus on any of the subjects listed in “Guided Tour” to meet your classroom requirements or interests.  Please inform us of any subjects that you would like us to specifically spotlight before your visit to allow us to tailor your tour to your needs.  Please be advised we follow your choices, so make sure you include ALL educational subjects you wish to be covered.  

Special Needs Program: $7.00 per person

Our Special Needs Program is for individuals who are mentally, emotionally, or physically challenged, or have a learning or speech disability. The presentations are a taught with a sensory-motor approach allowing for petting and interaction with animals with a maximum of 20 people.

TOUR INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS

Helpers Of Our Farm offers an educational rate for all youth-oriented groups of $7.00 per person (including both children and adults) for a minimum of 23 people. In order to qualify for these rates, all students must be accompanied by at least one adult (18 years and older) per 11 children.  If you have more than 35 people in your tour, we may split the tour into two groups to teach or ask you to book two time slots.

We have a picnic area for you to enjoy your packed lunch or snacks at on the farm or place an order for your group. Tables must be requested at time of booking. Orders must be received two weeks in advance with the Farm Lunch Director heather@hburkert.com.

Groups are welcome to schedule field trips throughout the year. To schedule your field trip, complete the Reservation Form and fax it to 910.253.9386.  If you have questions, please contact our Tour Coordinator at 910.253.7934.

Please make sure your group stays within the marked boundaries or your safety and privacy of the farm family. Our on-site bathroom is not fit for heavy use, please make sure you have your group come prepared for no restroom.

Download Forms for Your Visit:
The forms below are required for your field trip. Please contact our Tour Coordinator at 910.253.7934 if you need assistance.

ReservationForm

Driver Letter: Directions & Parking

School Group Lunch Order Form

Letter to Parents