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We have an excellent tour planned for you this year at Hillcrest where learning is fun! school tours

Field trips begin Sept. 16 and continue through November 25 and are available each Wednesday, Thursday & Friday. Trip includes:

WAGON RIDE : Ride through the orchard
Beside the pond with Giant Man Eating Catfish
Through the woods featuring Land of Oz characters
Ends at the Nature Trail. Trail through the woods & along the creek filled with scenes from nursery rhymes & fairy tales.
APPLE MUSEUM: Guided tour through the children's apple museum complete with Johnny Appleseed and a room dedicated to the Honey Bee. Exit through the dizzying vortex tunnel.
PETTING FARM: Each person has a chance to feed and pet farm animals (Note: Animals are not in cages. This is a hands on experience). Hand washing facilities afterward
COW MILKING: Each person has opportunity to milk our cow, Buttercup. And meet "Barney" the talking Bull.
EDUCATIONAL VIDEO: Professional video covering all aspects of apple farming at Hillcrest Orchards
POULTRY: Hold a just hatched chick.

Note: This rate is available to pre-scheduled groups of 15 or more only.

NO CANCELLATIONS PLEASE. COME RAIN OR SHINE! WAGONS ARE COVERED. If you must cancel please let us know as soon as possible so another school can use your space. We do get booked early, so we advise reserving your time as soon as possible.

NOTES TO TEACHERS & LEADERS: Please be on time as groups are scheduled every 30 minutes. Have all your party counted & money collected when you arrive. Please have one person designated to pay for everyone in your group including parents.  This is a real working farm so dress appropriately. 
We require teachers & parents to pay for their tours each time they take one, due to the costs that we must meet. We hope that you will understand our policy and we sincerely appreciate your cooperation.

TO SCHEDULE A TOUR CALL: 706.273.3838 Phone 706.273.3888 Fax