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Heyworth

Kids Day

Learning is an educational adventure on the farm! Field Trips to Wild Harvest Honey Farms are a great way to educate children through entertainment. We have designed a field trip that is a memorable learning experience for 3rd through 6th grade children.

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Kids Day
Kids Day

Time & Location

Sep 20, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Heyworth, 9122 Bucks Rd, Heyworth, IL 61745, USA

About the event

Learning is an educational adventure on the farm!  Field Trips to Wild Harvest Honey Farms are a great way to educate children through entertainment. We have designed a  field trip that is a memorable learning experience for 3rd through 6th grade children.  We hope you make a trip to the farm part of your learning experience this summer.Our field trips are 1.5 hour of fun on the farm.Please make a reservation for your Field Trip in the drop down menue below.Register online at the bottom of this page by selecting a time slot. An email confirmation will be sent once your reservation is complete. All field trips MUST be paid in full two weeks prior to your field trip date. Payment may be made in one of two ways: Come to Admissions during regular farm hours to make payment (cash or credit card) and pick up bands OR order online, then pick up your bands the day of your field trip. If additional wristbands are needed for children, they can be purchased at Admissions the day of the field trip. Please note: We ask that you do your best to get numbers correct and finalize ALL payments prior to the field trip. Parents need to pay at Admissions the day of the field trip. Teachers should NOT submit admission payment for their parents. Things to know regarding Field TripsField trips are intended for those age 3rd through 6th grade. Field trips begin at 10 a.m. on days offered below. Spots are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Allow at least 2 hours for your field trip. Please be at the starting point promptly at your designated time. We reserve the right to shorten the field trip of groups that arrive 15 minutes past their start time. Dress appropriately for outside weather. Shoes must be worn! Closed-toe shoes are required for saftey. Wear jackets, hats, and gloves on cooler days. Accessible restroom facilities are available on the farm. Water fountains are not available on the farm. ONLY when on a field trip are you allowed to bring drinks. Drinks are available for purchase. Please review the Farm Safety Information on our website prior to your visit. Field Trip admission chargesNo charge for 1 teacher per class. No charge for 1 parent/teacher for homeschool groups. $10 charge for each child/student. $10 charge for additional teachers. $10 charge for each parent. No limit on number of parents. There is no minimum number of children required, but there is a minimum charge of $150 per field trip/per visit. This minimum dollar amount includes admission cost for children and teachers. Smaller groups may need to be combined with another group to meet the minimum charge for the field trip. Full payment is required two weeks prior to the field trip and admission bands must be picked up at the farm prior to your visit or that morning with proof of purchase. Once you have paid in full for your group, there are NO refunds if the students do not end up coming. Please double check your numbers before paying. In case of rain, Wild Harvest will make any cancellation decisions the morning of the trip.  Please call that morning if you have questions. The $10 admission fee includes:A Farm Adventure they won't forget, including:Take a tractor ride through the apiary and learn "all about bees." Visit the Fairy house to see "what the magic is made here" and watch our real bee hive behind glass inside our store. Visit the animal barn and "our chickens and peacocks." Visit the fairy flower maze and learn all about "Pollination and see real pollinators working." Visit the Wonderland garden and see Alice and her friends. Additional Field Trip Options (select when booking field trip)Chicken food: Purchase Chicken food for your class to feed them during your field trip. You do not need to purchase one for each child. Purchase a few cups to share among your class. $5/Cup Teachers: Tips for planning your field tripAs the teacher, you know the needs of your class best. We at Wild Harvest Honey Farm encourage and expect a student to teacher/chaperone ratio of 5 to 1 or better. This will help us ensure the safety of your children as we are not able to supervise them. You as the teacher will lead. your group around the farm. It is then your responsibility to get coolers loaded back on to the bus at departure time.Please bring inhalers, etc., for any child who may have allergies or asthma or may experience difficulties while playing on and around straw or other farm activities. A list of emergency contact phone numbers is always a good idea, too. Please remind students and parents that much of the field trip is outdoors and to dress appropriately. We recommend closed-toe shoes, jackets, hats, and gloves for those cool fall days; boots and raincoats if it is rainy or has rained; and play clothes that can get dirty. Please know that our field trip schedules are tight, so we ask that your group arrives at your designated time. We may not be able to accommodate late arrivals. Water fountains are not available on the farm. When on a field trip, you are allowed to bring drinks or else purchase drinks. 2 and under are free.Here are a few things to remember.Please wear closed toe shoes when visiting our honey farm. Every child needs to have someone with them Sunscreen is always a good idea to have No refunds.

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