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Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we will not be hosting Strawberry field trips on the farm for Spring of 2021.
 



 

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we will not be hosting Strawberry field trips for Spring 2021.

Field Trips

Students will learn about plant and animal science, including:

  Basic needs of a plant
  Life cycle and structure of a pumpkin plant
  Weather effects, including seasonal changes on a farm
  Importance of pollination & use of honey bees
  Basic needs of farm animals
  Visit with our calves, pigs, chickens, goats, and big pig "Penelope"
  Relevance of irrigation system
  Jobs in agriculture
  Students will also receive ample time on our farm playground and will pick a pie pumpkin from our patch before loading back onto wagon. For added fun, we have a kid-friendly Corn Maze that takes about 20 minutes to complete. This maze allows teachers to lead students through with the goal to find five finger-chalk stations that are hidden inside! 

Spring Field Trips

Students will learn about plant and animal science, including:

  Basic needs of a plant
  Life cycle and structure of a pumpkin plant
  Weather effects, including seasonal changes on a farm
  Importance of pollination & use of honey bees
  Basic needs of farm animals
  Visit with our calves, pigs, chickens, goats, and big pig "Penelope"
  Relevance of irrigation system
  Jobs in agriculture
  Students will also receive ample time on our farm playground and will pick a pie pumpkin from our patch before loading back onto wagon. For added fun, we have a kid-friendly Corn Maze that takes about 20 minutes to complete. This maze allows teachers to lead students through with the goal to find five finger-chalk stations that are hidden inside! 

 We are a farm, so tell your students to dress accordingly (ex. light jackets/ old shoes)
 No pets allowed on hayride or inside of corn maze. No exceptions!
 Picnic area available.
 Parent Chaperone Policy: We welcome parents on our field trips, BUT we must know the approximate number of parents your school expects at booking in order to reserve your wagons. (We suggest no more than 4 parents per class of 20 students for an optimal field trip experience. )
 Parents/ siblings are charged same price as chosen student package (ages 2 & up).

Special notes

We require a minimum of 20 paying participants (students) for school field trips. If your school or nursery has less than 20 paying participants (students), it is possible for us to combine you with a larger group. Please call for availability (864) 461-3000. 

We are hopeful to be able to host fall field trips for 2021. Please check back with us later this year for more details.

Tentative field trip dates:
Sept. 27 - Nov. 5, 2021.

Field Trips

Pumpkin Fall Field Trips

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We require a minimum of 20 paying participants (students) for school field trips. If your school or nursery has less than 20 paying participants (students), it is possible for us to combine you with a larger group. Please call for availability (864) 461-3000. 

We are hopeful to be able to host fall field trips in 2021. Please check back with us later this year for more details.

Tentative field trip dates:
Sept. 27 - Nov. 5, 2021.


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The Shed at Cooley Farm 

 (864) 649-1414

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117 Nancy Creek Road, Gaffney, SC 29341

Closed for the season. We will reopen April 2021.

(864) 461-7225

 (864) 461-4000

Mon Sat. 6 A.M. - 2:30 P.M. | Closed on Sunday

3097 Hwy 11 W, Chesnee, SC 29323

3092 Hwy 11 West, Chesnee, SC 29323

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