FALL FIELD 

TRIP DATES

Tuesdays in October!

October 6, 13, 20, 27

Big Time Field Trip Fun!

FALL FIELD TRIPS

Dates Available

October 6, 13, 20, 27

Time:

9:30 AM - 1:15PM

Pricing:
$9.50 for students and parents (No siblings, please)

No charge for teachers

What We'll be Learning:

Join us for learning all about the bees that live at Mainstay Farm and how pumpkins are grown in Texas! All students will receive their own miniature pumpkin with paid admission. Contact us here with any questions! This is an education based curriculum. For a list of attractions offered during field trips see details below.

CHRISTMAS FIELD TRIPS

Dates Available

November 21st - 22nd

December 3rd - 6th

December 10th - 13th

 

Time:

9:30 AM - 1:15PM

Pricing:
$9.50 for students and parents

No charge for teachers

What We'll be Learning:

Come learn about the Christmas trees growing right here on the farm!

SPRING FIELD TRIPS

Select Dates

April 2020

What We'll be Learning:

Join us as we learn how fruits & vegetables help to strengthen our bodies, and about the bees that help our fruits and veggies grow! 

 
FIELD TRIP INFORMATION

FIELD TRIP ACTIVITIES

Field Trip Activities Include: The Dig, Educational Hayride, Hay Play & Jump barn, Marshmallow Roasting (Fall & Christmas only), Triple Decker Tree House with slides, Swings, Jumping Pillow, Balancing Labyrinth, Wooden Maze, 100 ft Super Chute Slide, Little Farmer Acres, Latvian group swing, Up & Over hedge maze, In & Out hedge maze, Farm Animals. Remember, this is a hands on experience on a real working farm!

Available activities will depend on the time of year your group visits. Additionally, we are not open to the general public during field trips, so not all activities will be accessible.

FOOD & DRINK

School groups are encouraged to bring their own sack lunches for a picnic in our open-air barn or picnic pavilion. You’re also welcome to bring blankets and have a picnic out on the farm! We will have The Plate open with a limited menu of sandwiches, chips and drinks available for purchase.

UPON ARRIVAL

Students will unload from buses, enter the farm and wait as a group, while the lead teacher will head to the Depot to pay for the entire group of students and chaperones with a school check or cash. At this time, all signed waivers will be turned in and wristbands distributed to the teacher for each paid chaperone/parent. Each class, along with teachers and parents, will then head to orientation for a brief review of Mainstay policies and reminders for a safe and fun visit. At the conclusion of orientation, classes are released to start learning and enjoying the farm!

ATTENTION TEACHERS

Please download the field trip release forms. Print as many as you need for your students. A waiver must be signed by the parents of all children attending the field trip. Click here for an English release form and here for a Spanish version! Contact us here with any questions!

HELPFUL TIPS

  • Dress appropriately, and remember to be mindful of the weather. Socks and close-toed shoes are always strongly recommended. Socks are required to play on the Jumping Pillow.
     

  • Consolidate lunches in labeled boxes and/or wheeled coolers. All lunches will be stored inside the gate where you may retrieve them at the time of your scheduled lunch.
     

  • In the event of cancellation, contact Mainstay Farm a minimum of 10 business days prior to your scheduled event. If you fail to cancel 10 days prior, you agree to pay in full for your event.
     

  • Because we are a farm in a rural location, we do not have adequate trash service to accommodate for our large field trip crowds. To avoid attracting critters, we require that you take your trash to your school dumpsters. We will provide trash bags for your use. Please appoint one parent per class in advance to help you with this task.

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OPEN: SEPTEMBER 25 - NOVEMBER 1

| Weekday Hours |
Wednesdays: 10AM - 2PM
Thursdays: 10AM - 2PM

| Weekend Hours |
Friday Nights: 5 PM - 9 PM
Saturdays: 10 AM - 8 PM
Sundays: 11 AM - 6 PM

1004 W. Bethesda Rd

Cleburne, TX 76031

25 miles south of Fort Worth

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CONTACT US

Office Hours Monday - Friday: 8am - 3pm

817-295-6772

hereforyou@mainstayfarm.com

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