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SCHOOL TOURS

Correlated with the Ontario Science and Technology curriculum, fall Apple Tours or Pumpkin Tours are offered for JK to Grade 2 students, as well as co-ops, nursery schools, and daycares. All of our programs can be modified to meet age specific groups.

 

TIME AND COST

Tours are 90 minutes in duration with the first one beginning at 9am and the last one starting at 1:30pm.  Lunch Time Tours are 120 minutes in length.

 

The Regular School Tour fee is $7.00 (plus HST) per child, and the Lunch Time Tour fee is $7.50 (plus HST) per child.  Children to bring a litter-less lunch for Lunch time tours, and  adults may purchase a lunch or goodies from the tasty selections in the store bakery.  Teachers, organizers, and adult chaperones are welcome at a ratio of 5:1, additional adults will be charged a $7.00/$7.50 tour fee.  Minimum group fee is for 20 children.

 

Every child loves playland!  In order to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for each tour group, we are unable to offer extened visits beyond scheduled tour times.

 

Apple tours run August through mid-October, while Pumpkin tours are throughout the month of October, all dependent on crop readiness. 
 

In the event of rain, most of our program can be run under cover.  However, some program will be outdoors so dress accordingly.

 

We have on site porta-potty and wheelchair accessible porta-potty.  There is a hand wash station as well.  A sheltered eating area is provided for Lunch time tours.

 

Does anyone is your group have special needs?  If so, please specify as we allow a 1:1 ratio at no charge for adults accompanying/assisting special needs students.

 

Payment options are Visa/MC, Debit, or cheque - due at tour time (please make cheques payable to Frootogo Orchards).  Visa payments can be done over the phone or at the farm.  Debit is available on site at the farm.

 

Tours are booked through our convient on-line tour request form, please click here.

 

To view or print our 2016 school tour flyer, please click here

 

Please refer to our tip sheets in preparation for coming! Top 10 Teacher Tips for Tours

Parent Tour Tips

 

 

APPLE TOUR INCLUDES:


Education about the stages of apple growth, care, varieties, dwarf trees and more

 

A wagon ride to the orchard

 

A visit to our animals to learn about their species, habitat, diet, etc.

 

A trip to Playland to enjoy climbing, sliding, and jumping on straw bales, digging iin giant sandbox, and having fun on our riding toys

 

Puppet Show in our 100 year old barn

 

A sampling of freshly sliced apple

 

Each child will take home a hand picked apple and a coloring sheet with coupons

 

 

 

PUMPKIN TOUR INCLUDES
 

Education about the stages of pumpkin growth, care, varieties, pumpkin parts and more

 

A wagon ride to Pumpkinland

 

A visit to our animals to learn about their species, habitat, diet, etc

 

A trip to Playland to enjoy climbing, sliding, and jumping on straw bales, digging iin giant sandbox, and having fun on our riding toys

 

Puppet Show in our 100 year old barn

 

A sampling of freshly sliced apple

 

Each child will take home a miniature personal pumpkin and a coloring sheet with coupons

 

The class will collectively select one class pumpkin to take back to their school

 

 

 

 

 

 
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