School Field Trips

September 8 – October 29, 2021
Monday – Friday from 9 aM – 3 pM
$8 per person for children and adults

Gaver Farm offers educational field trips to accredited public and private schools, preschools, year-round daycares and head start programs.

Field Trips provide an opportunity for children to learn about and experience agriculture on a real working farm and meet our family farm members! Guests learn about the life cycle of a pumpkin, our friend the bee, farm animals and agriculture products!

Field trips include a hayride to the pumpkin patch to pick your own pumpkin, self-guided educational opportunities and Fall Fun Fest Admission. The cost is $8 per person for children and adults and 1 FREE teacher per class (classroom size = 20 students).

Please bring the School Field Trip Check-In Form for a quick and easy check-in.


Special Dates:

Teacher Appreciation Weekend: September 4 – 5, 2021. Teachers with a valid ID receive FREE Fall Fun Fest admission and 1 FREE Fall Fun Fest guest admission! Join us to celebrate and thank our wonderful teachers. You must reserve your ticket online in advance.

Home-based Schooling and Home Daycare Days: September 29-30, 2021. Parents and their home-schooled children may take advantage of the school group rates. Many home daycares have less than 20 children and do not qualify as a classroom. On these days only, you will receive the group rate of $8 per person (kids under 2 are free). Hayride Schedule: 10:00 am, 12:00 noon, 2:00 pm to pick your own pumpkins (under 5 pounds, included). No free teachers or parents. We will begin check-in at 9:30 am- you do not need to make a reservation! Please just let the cashier know you are a homeschool family/group at arrival.

Call to book your tour at 301-865-3515 or email!

Ready to make a school tour reservation?

Fill out the information below!
  • School Tours are available weekdays from 9 am - 3 pm.
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  • Please include total number of kids, adults, aids and teachers.
  • How will your group be arriving to the farm?
  • You are welcome to pack a picnic lunch or Gaver Farm's Barn Bakery is open on weekdays with drinks, snacks and sandwiches for purchases.
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