Experience agriculture first hand with Field Trips to Ard’s Farm. Bring your younger group to experience a walk through a small corn maze and play in the fun barn. Hayrides to the pumpkin patch are available and will begin in September. Everyone gets an opportunity to feed the goats and rabbits and play on the playground. Older groups can take a walk through the large corn maze and dig for fossils at The Lost Goat Mining Company. All field trip pricing is available for all educational groups, including cyber schools, preschools, home school groups, and public and private school.
AUGUST, SEPTEMBER, AND OCTOBER
Recommended ages preschool—fourth grade
Maze Park can be scheduled from 9:00—11:00am or 12:00—2:00pm. Hayrides can be added to your day and scheduled either before or after your visit to the area. You are welcome to bring your own lunch and eat in our picnic area. Restaurant is always open. Farmer Ray’s playground is always open for no additional cost.
- $80.00 for groups of up to 20 children
- $140.00 for groups of up to 40 children
- $3.00 for each additional child
25th Anniversary Corn Maze at Ard’s Farm
SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER
Recommended ages 3rd grade—8th grade
The 25th Anniversary Corn Maze includes our Maze Park activities. Park times will run from 9:00am until 2:00pm. Entrance into the maze can be scheduled at 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, or 1:00pm. You are welcome to bring your own lunch and eat in our picnic area. Restaurant is always open, however, if you are planning on eating with us, please let us know ahead of time so that we can accommodate you. Farmer Ray’s playground is always open for no additional cost.
- $120.00 for groups of up to 20 children
- $220.00 for groups of up to 40 children
- $5.00 for each additional child
HAYRIDES TO THE PUMPKIN PATCH
Recommended ages preschool-2nd grade
Take a hayride out to the pumpkin patch where each child will pick their own pumpkin. Children may also play in Farmer Ray’s Playground.
- $80.00 for groups of up to 20 students.
- $4.00 for each additional student (siblings are considered additional students)
- Each teacher gets one pumpkin for their classroom
- No charge for adults unless they are picking a pumpkin ($4.00/adult)
FOSSIL DIG & GEM MINING
In Partnership with Foss Jewelers
Students will be able to dig for fossils in an “old, abandoned mine” and pan for gems in a sluice.
Add to your day!
- Fossil Dig; $2.00 per student
- Gem Mining; $2.00 per student
- Add both; $3.00 per student