Fall Harvest

Field Trips | Fall Harvest Time

In October: Tuesday-Friday only.
Recommended for 1st through 2nd grade.
Educational focus: To learn and understand the farm’s role in food production during Fall pumpkin season.

Highlights

Tour guides will share some of Belvedere Plantation’s unique history.
Trained staff farmers lead a series of learning stations.
Teachers pick a pumpkin to take back to their classrooms.
A farm wagon ride to the Pumpkin Patch where each visitor picks a pumpkin to take home.
Coloring books are provided for each student.
Playtime in the Fun Barn or on the Pumpkin Mountain Slide. Our tour guide will select one for you as time, space, and age group allows.

Learning Stations

  • The Pumpkin Life Cycle/Honey Bee Station
    Covers plant growth, plant parts and the role of bees in pollination.
  • I’m a Farmer! Station
    Interactive learning game where students learn the challenges a farmer faces in growing pumpkins.
  • Olde Barnyard Station
    Animal observation and fun facts about farm animals.
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