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Field Trips

Field Trips

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Homeschoolers, Co-Ops, and Family Groups - Check out our new Homeschool Days!

Swans Trail Farms provides fun and educational field trip programs that are perfect for accredited school systems, preschools, day cares, homeschoolers and organized youth groups. Our field trips are an immersive experience where students learn about a working farm and get to enjoy fantastic fall activities!

Field trips last 90 minutes. You are welcome to stay for an additional 30 minutes and use our picnic area for a bring-your-own lunch!

Students/Siblings: $12+tax (9.1%)
Chaperones: $12+tax (9.1%)
School Staff Free with ID

Minimum Group Size Per School: 15 students

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Pumpkin Patch Experience

Pumpkin Patch Experience

Sept 26 - Oct 31 (Monday-Thursday)

Recommended for Pre-K - 3rd Grade

The expansive 45-acre pumpkin patch at Swans Trail Farms gives your students the opportunity to pick out the perfect pumpkin for fall decorating.

Your Field Trip Includes:

  • A wagon ride out to the field
  • Each child picks out the perfect pumpkin to take home
  • Play area and petting farm
  • Farmer Ben’s Famous Four Little Pigs Show and/or the Duck Races
Washington State Corn Maze

Washington State Corn Maze

Sept 26-Oct 31 (Monday-Thursday)

Recommended for 4th-6th Grade

Explore this amazing 12-acre corn maze, a scale model of the state. This is the perfect way to engage students in the geography and history of Washington.

Your Field Trip Includes:

  • A wagon ride out to the field
  • Entrance to the Washington State Corn Maze, with 4.5 miles of winding paths. Students can explore landmarks of our state along 250 state roads with 400 towns. Each road, town, and landmark is labeled with a sign featuring historical facts.
  • A scavenger hunt to identify landmarks in the maze.
Apple Orchard and Cider Mill

Apple Orchard and Cider Mill

Sept18 - Oct 6 (Monday-Thursday)

Recommended for All Ages

Our Apple Orchard Educational Field Trip, fully guided by our knowledgeable team, includes will focus on how apples are grown, picked, and pressed into apple cider. Includes viewing cider pressing in our Cider Mill, free-time playing on the low-ropes play structure, and visiting the Animal Barn to view the farm animals.

Your Field Trip Includes:
• Wagon ride through the orchard
• Tour of the Cider Mill with a taste of freshly pressed apple cider!
• A farmer will give an educational talk about the apple orchard including nutrition, growth cycle, harvesting, photosynthesis, bees and pollination.
• Students will be able to pick 1 apple out of a bin in the orchard or teachers can opt for already bagged apples (1 per student)
• After the tour, students will continue learning and playing on our 5,000 ft² ropes course play structure, create giant bubbles, and race on the trike track.
• Children may not pick apples from the trees while touring the Orchard.


Advance Registration Required, Limited Space Available

September 25th - SOLD OUT
October 2nd - Limited Tickets Available (Registration closes 9/29 or when sold out)

Our Homeschool Days are for homeschool and co-op families ONLY. It allows your family, group, or co-op the opportunity to participate in our Field Trip Program.

Cost: $12 +tax/fee per person (Adults and Children) 
Under 2 is free
Season Pass is not valid for this event
*Includes $2 voucher towards pumpkin purchase, Farmer-led presentations, access to all activities and the Animal Barn. 
This event is by reservation only and tickets are limited!

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Schedule of Farmer-Led Presentations
Each presentation will be approximately 15 minutes long and led by one of our fun and knowledgeable farmers!

10:30 Pumpkin Lifecycle in the Pumpkin Patch and Sustainable Farming
Learn about the lifecycle of a pumpkin and Swans Trail Farms' sustainable farming program. Learn all about cover crops, crop rotation, integrated pest management and other farming practices Swans Trail Farms use as part of our commitment to ecological farming.

11:30 Bees & our Apple Orchard (Wagon leaves at 11:30 behind the Country Store)
Enjoy a wagon ride out to the Apple Orchard. Explore the amazing relationship between our apple trees and the bees who pollinate them. Learn the importance of crabapple trees in our orchard!

12:30 Cider Mill Press Demonstration
After learning about our apple orchard, head back to the Cider Mill to view a cider pressing demonstration and sample our fresh-pressed cider!

1:30 A-maizing Corn (Wagon leaves at 1:30 behind the Country Store)
Learn about the parts of a corn plant, why the tassels are so important, and how we grow and create our Washington State Corn Maze. Hop the wagon ride back or stay and explore the 4.5 miles of winding paths with landmarks of our state along 250 state roads with 400 towns. Each road, town, and landmark is labeled with a sign featuring historical facts.  

Important Details
• Pre-purchased ticket are required for both children and adults. 
• No timed entry, but you must claim your Homeschool Wristband before 12:00. No refunds/transfers for unclaimed wristbands or late arrivals. 
• Includes a $2 voucher to be used towards the purchase of a pumpkin. Valid on Homeschool Day only. 
• Homeschool Days is from 10am-2pm. The farm stays open until 6pm, feel free to stay and enjoy the farm activities until closing (wristband required). 
• All your favorite activities will be open, including the Washington State Corn Maze, Zip Lines, Cow Train, Low Ropes Play Zone, Barnyard Animal viewing, Jumping Pillows, 3-Story Hay Maze and more!

• Retail Pumpkin Patch open from 10AM - 6PM

• Country Sore open from 10AM - 6PM

• Donut Barn open from 10am - 6pm serving warm donuts, hot dogs, pumpkin chili, hot/cold drinks including cider, caramel apples, and kettle corn

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