School and Group Tours
Elevate your group's farm adventure and come to Happy Little Farmstead for a day packed with delightful farm activities!
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Happy Little Farmstead can accommodate up to 50 children per day and maximum 25 children per program. We offer group visits during the weekdays only. Kindly take note of the dates when each program is offered throughout the year.
Recommended time at the farm: 3 hours
Tours are available in French and English.
PAYMENT DUE UPON ARRIVAL. We accept cash, credit, debit or cheques. Kindly inform us in advance if you require an invoice prior to your visit.
For large groups, we offer one free supervisor for every 5 dependents. Please read each specific programs for more information.
Frequently asked questions:
Can we eat on site? Yes! We have designated eating areas in the play barn and picnic tables outside. Please ensure to clean your hands before eating.
Are there bathrooms on site? We have a family-size portable toilet.
Is a visit possible for our after-school group? Certainly! We offer visits after regular hours until 8pm.
Be sure to explore our variety of educational farm programs! We are excited to welcome your group to our farm!
Farm Discoveries : Self-Guided Visit
Happy Little Farmstead provides an exclusive offer for self-guided groups exceeding 25 visitors, up to a maximum of 50. We also offer one free supervisor for every 5 dependents. Kindly review our Health and Safety guidelines prior to your visit. Upon arrival, a staff member will greet you at the entrance to review the farm's health and safety guidelines and other important information. Please note you must book your visit in advance to receive this exclusive offer.
Dates: February to November
Summer Deals (May to October): $5.20 (plus tax) per visitor
Winter Deals (February to April): $4.00 (plus tax) per visitor
FarmVentures: Where Learning Grows
Our programs are designed to sow the seeds of knowledge about agriculture in young minds. With a variety of engaging and educational experiences, we offer an immersive journey into the world of farming and cultivation.
Our FarmVentures includes:
One-on-one animal interactions
Wagon Rides (May to October)
Self guided access to seasonal activities
Barnyard Buddies (1h)
Grades: Junior Kindergarten to Grade 2
Fee: $112.50 plus tax for up to 15 visitors. Each additional child is $7.50 plus tax and additional adults $5 plus tax. Groups with over 15 visitors, we offer one free supervisor for every five dependents. Kindly inform us if you need an invoice before your scheduled visit.
Dates: February to November
Objective: The primary goal of “Barnyard Buddies” is to provide an engaging and educational experience that introduces young learners to the world of farm animals, fostering an appreciation for agriculture, and the importance of caring for animals. Through this field trip, we aim to:
Introduce Farm animals: Help learners identify and become familiar with the common farm animals including cows, sheep, chickens, pigs, and goats.
Animal Interaction: Allow learners to safely interact with farm animals, promoting empathy, respect, and an understanding of the needs and behaviours of these animals.
Life Cycle Awareness: Introduce the concept of life cycles by discussing how animals are born, grow, and play essential roles on the farm.
Appreciation for Agriculture: Promote an appreciation for the hard work of farmers and the vital role of agriculture in providing food and resources.
By achieving these objectives, we aim to inspire curiosity, a love for animals, and an early understanding of the farming world among young children, setting a strong foundation for further learning and agricultural awareness.
Roots and Shoots: Exploring Nature and Farming (2h)
Grades: 1 to 4
Fee: $127.50 plus tax for up to 15 visitors. Each additional child is $8.50 plus tax and additional adults $5 plus tax. Groups with over 15 visitors, we offer one free supervisor for every five dependents. Kindly inform us if you need an invoice before your scheduled visit.
Dates: May to September
Objective: The primary goal of “Roots and Shoots” is to provide an interactive and educational experience for young learners that fosters an understanding of agriculture, its essential role in our lives, and its interconnectedness with nature. Through this field trip, we aim to:
Introduce Agriculture: Familiarize students with the concept of agriculture, explaining that it involves the cultivation of plants and the raising of animals to produce food, clothing, and other essential products.
Understanding Interconnectedness: Illustrating the interconnectedness of agriculture with society and the environment.
Appreciation for Natural Resources: Raise awareness about the importance of soil, water, and sunlight in farming, and how these resources are precious and must be conserved and replenished.
Hands-on Learning: Provide hands-on experiences to give students a tangible connection to agriculture.
By achieving these objectives, we aim to nurture an early understanding of the importance of agriculture, an appreciation for the environment, and an awareness of the role that farming plays in our daily lives.
Little Farmers (2h)
Grades: 3 to 6
Fee: $127.50 plus tax for up to 15 visitors. Each additional child is $8.50 plus tax and additional adults $5 plus tax. Groups with over 15 visitors, we offer one free supervisor for every five dependent. Kindly inform us if you need an invoice before your scheduled visit.
Dates: May to September
Objective: The primary goal of “Little Farmers” is to provide an education and hands-on experience that introduces young learners to the diverse world of farming and the wide array of career opportunities within the agricultural sector. Through this field trip, we aim to:
Career Exploration: Introduce students to various opportunities in agriculture, including but not limited to farmers, agronomists, veterinarians, agricultural engineers, and more.
Hand-On Learning: Provide students with practical and engaging experiences that allow them to step into the shoes of different farm professionals and understand the day-to-day responsibilities of these careers.
Career Awareness: Raise awareness of the importance of agriculture in our society and how it contributes to our food supply and economy.
Skills Development: Encourage the development of essential skills such as problem-solving, critical thinking, teamwork, and communication which are valuable in various farm-related careers.
By achieving these objectives, we aim to nurture an appreciation for the vital role of agriculture in our daily lives and the exciting career opportunities it offers. This field trip endeavours to inspire students to explore the world of farming and agriculture as they consider their future career paths.