Experiential Learning…and Lots of Fun, Too!
Experiential learning is a process in which children can holistically obtain knowledge through education then perform what they have learned through real-world application.
We believe field trips to our farm can provide students with impactful and formative experiences. Our objective is to educate children on where their fruit comes from, food sustainability, Georgia agriculture, harvesting and the role of farmers.
Our strawberry patch provides a fun, hands-on and scholastic experience where growing minds can learn, watch, process, do and play!
Book Your Field Trip Now
Our Strawberry Patch Farm Field Trips are offered Tuesdays – Thursdays at 9:30 am or 11:00 am and typically last around 2 hours. Be sure to review all Field Trip details on our website. Please fill out the information below to request your field trip date and we will follow up with you as soon as we can!
- Lesson on Strawberry Growing
- Pick Your Own Strawberries
- Honey Bee Education
- Plant Your Own Seeds
- Lunch at Pavilion and Kidde Cup of Strawberry Ice Cream
For your reference, we have included Georgia Performance Standards that we believe are relative to our field trips.
- First Grade: S1CS1.a, S1L1, S1L1.a, S1L1.c, SS1E1, SS1E3
- Second Grade: S2CS1.a, S2E3.a, S2L1, S2L1.b, S2L1.c, S2P2, SS2E3
- Third Grade: S3L1, S3L1.b, SS3E1
- Fourth Grade: S4L1, S4L1.a, S4L1.b, SS4E1, SS4E1.b, SS4E1.f, MCC4.MD.1
- Fifth Grade: S5Cs4, S5CS6, Ss5E1.b, SS5E1.e, SS5E2.a, SS5E3, SS5E3.a
Students/Children: $8.00 + tax per person (Includes u-pick strawberries and ice cream)
Teachers/Chaperones: 2 teachers per 20 students free of charge, additional teachers/parents/chaperones, etc are $8.00 per individual + tax
We have a group rule of a minimum amount of 20 participants in order to book the field trip
Tax Exempt: If your group is tax exempt, please email a copy of your tax exempt certificate to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the day of your field trip. If we do not have one on file before the field trip, you will be charged tax. The tax exemption will only apply to the children’s’ admission paying through the school.
You may bring cash, a check, or a school credit card on field trip day and pay on arrival/check-in OR pay in advance by calling our office with your payment information. We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. Checks should be made out to Dickey Farms. Please put Strawberry Trip 2018 in the memo.
Payments for students must be made in one transaction.
Money should be collected before arriving at the farm.
Bathroom Facilities and Hand Washing
We have inside stall facilities available for all group participants. Additionally, we have porta potties located just outside the lunch pavilion. Hand washing stations are located in the lunch pavilion as well as outside the strawberry patch.
Cancellation Policy/Inclement Weather
It is the schools/group coordinators responsibility to cancel in the event of inclement weather. We recommend waiting until the morning of the field trip to make a decision about whether or not to come. Please contact us as soon as possible if you need to cancel, rescheduling dates and availability are not guaranteed.
Teacher Pre-Field Trip Guide and Top Tips
We provide a pre-field trip guide for all of our teachers. Included is…
- Agriculture and farming information for your pre-field trip curriculum
- Check-in/Arrival/Bus Parking Information
- Detailed Schedule
- What To Bring
- Top Things to Remember
- Strawberry Rules, Etiquette and Facts