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Teachers, book your field trips now at Donnell Century Farm. Students experience a unique plant and soil science adventure around our restored mule barn built around 1920.
Field Trips are planned by a certified teacher. Our program is designed for Pre-K – 5th grades and are aligned with Common Core Standards.
Students rotate through learning and play stations in our outdoor classroom.
Tuesdays – Fridays by Appointment
Phone: 731-424-4526 or 731-695-2523
Number Attending: Email the day before arrival with a final number of classes, teachers, students and adults attending.
Prepare students to respectfully participate in the hands-on program and make comments or ask questions when appropriate. Remind them to raise their hand to ask questions.
Country Market: Let us know if your students want to buy items. We will send you an order form and directions so it will be easy for you. (T-Shirts, novelties and small toys)
Dress: Remind students to dress appropriately for the weather. Wear enclosed toe shoes only. Be prepared for rain. Bring a hooded jacket and leave on the bus if not needed.
Farm Safety Policy: Please review our safety rules the day before your field trip. RULES William make this a button
Name tags are optional but helpful. They help us personalize your students learning experience.
Lunches: We have a Picnic Pavilion for you to enjoy eating at the farm
Water: You may want to bring water for days when the temperature is high.
Buses make sure all drivers have complete directions and map as well as our phone number (mobile 731.695.2523).
Signs mark our turn around and parking areas.
Have students lineup behind teachers. Each class will be led by a Farm Hand guide. Let them know when you are ready to take a class photo. Your guide will let you know when it is time for your group to eat lunch
Please have your students illustrate and write about their field trip experience, what they enjoyed, what they saw, heard or touched. We would love for you to post them on our Facebook page. All the illustrations we have received are cherished.
If you purchased pumpkins:
Testimonials: We appreciate testimonials from teachers and students. We would like to include some of them on our website or Facebook.
Suggestions: We welcome your input. Tell us what you liked and did not like. Also let us know if there are objectives, terms, and concepts we can include on our tours.
Each year we work to create interactive adventures that make learning fun while meeting Common Core Standards. Our mission is to provide memorable and exciting learning experiences.
We are very excited to announce Donnell Century Farm Adventure has been selected to be the exclusive regional site to host the nationally recognized "Spookley the Square Pumpkin" program with the National Bullying Prevention October 2012 Campaign.
This adventure offers a great lesson with a message about accepting and appreciating the differences in all of us. Spookley will be the NEW feature for our weekday school field trips.
We invite you to plant a seed of learning by bringing your classroom to DONNELL CENTURY FARM where students can:
Don’t forget to bring your lunches. We have a Picnic Pavilion just waiting for you to enjoy eating at the farm.
Tip: the weather is usually best early October.
Available dates are Tuesdays thru Friday beginning October 1st thru October 31st
Admission - $6 per student or sibling.
Reserve small pumpkins for each student - $1 per pumpkin
One Teacher per class is admitted FREE. Bus drivers and school nurses admitted FREE.
Parents and siblings are required to pay admission.
NOTE: Teachers must pre-collect from parents for parents to receive discounted school admission. Teachers that do not pre-collect from parents will need to notify parents that they will be required to pay full admission price of $7 per person upon arrival.
*Tax exempt organizations must provide proof of exempt status or sales tax will be added.
When you schedule your field trip you will be given a password to find links to lesson plans & activity sheets that can be aligned with common core objectives.
NOTE: Modifications can be made to both field trips to accommodate special needs or additional grade levels.
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Spring and Fall
Tuesday ? Friday
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
By reservation only
Phone (731) 424-4526
NOTE: Teachers must pre-collect from parents for parents to receive discounted school admission. Teachers who do not pre-collect from parents will need to notify parents that they will be required to pay full admission price of $7.00 per person upon arrival.
One free admission for teacher (with valid school ID) and one guest Family members are welcome at regular price. Register for prizes when you check-in.