Come Tour the Farm!

Barr Ridge Farms

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Barr Ridge Farm

Friday, Oct. 28th, 10am-12pm

1341 Nicktown Hill Road

Nicktown, PA

  • PA Virtual is hosting a tour of the working farm, corn maze and pumpkin patch
  • Ticket prices are only $5.00 per student
  • Please dress appropriately as we will be outside and this is a working farm.
  • Please contact FSC Frank Smith if you have any questions or concerns: fsmith@pavcsk12.org or (484) 680-7943.
  • (610)247-2098 day of the outing

Agenda

All Times are Estimated

10:am Arrival & Sign ins

10am-11:15am Tour of farm and milking parlor

11:15am - 12:00pm Hay ride

12:00pm - 12:30pm Lunch time

12:30pm - 1:00pm Pumpkin Patch

1:00pm - 2:00pm Corn maze
2:00pm Dismissal

Learning Outcomes:

-Students will understand the workings of a working farm

-Students will learn the importance of knowing food production

-Students will create new relationships with classmates during tour

-Students will be asked to complete an exit ticket after outing


Students may mark 90 min Science and 60 min LA and 60 PE on the OLS.

Things to Remember for the outing

  • Remember that this is a real corn field; we recommend that students dress appropriately

  • (Jackets, hats, long pants and sneakers/ boots). This time of year the weather can be very cool.

  • Pack a lunch to eat with the group. (Please remember no Nut Products)

  • This is a physical day; please bring chaperones that enjoy physical activity and walking!!

Reminder for All PA Virtual Events

1: In consideration of our students with serious allergies, please refrain from bringing nut (food) products and balloons.

2: As always, to limit the spread of possible flu, please do not attend a PAVCS event if you have had a fever within 24 hours of the event.

3: For safety: All students need to be accompanied by a parent or learning coach. All students must wear shoes/sneakers for the entire school event and please refrain from bringing pets.

4: If there is a possibility of severe weather, please check Blackboard the day of the event in case the event is cancelled due to weather.

5: All PAVCS events are tobacco free.