We offer three different educational school tours for preschool through second grade:

Apple Orchard Guided Tour (September 9 through September 27)

Pumpkin Patch Guided Tour (September 30 through October 30)

Self-Guided Tour (any date)

The Apple and Pumpkin Guided Tours are $9.00 each (approximate length 1 hour and 20 minutes) and include:

– Video about how pumpkins and crops grow, bee pollination, and different types of farming

– Animal Land

– Wagon Ride to pick apples or pumpkins (weather permitting)

-Student Take Homes: 4 apples or 1 pumpkin, 1 gourd, and an educational gift

-For Classroom Teachers: 4 apples or one Classroom pumpkin

Self-Guided Tour is $10 each and includes:

-All activities that are included with General Admission (including the wagon ride)

-Student Take Homes: 4 apples or 1 pumpkin, 1 gourd, and an educational gift

-For Classroom Teachers: 4 apples or one Classroom pumpkin

Important Information

If you are planning on your group being at the Farm longer than 1 hour and 20 minutes, choose the Self-Guided Tour option.

Groups smaller than 20 students may be combined, and we reserve the right to shorten the tour of groups that are more than 15 minutes late.

Tours are scheduled every half hour from 9 am- 2 pm Monday through Friday.

 

No School Tours on Columbus Day, 10/14/19.

We have picnic tables available if your group is bringing lunch for an additional charge $0.50 each person.

Teachers, classroom aides, and chaperones should all be included in your headcount. We allow one chaperone for every five students at no charge. Additional chaperones and siblings will pay the tour rate, but must be part of your payment. We collect one payment per group per day.

Reservations are Required. We begin taking reservations on August 5.

To Make Reservations:

-Print out School Tour Reservation Form and fax to 1-847-464-0815 or email to emilyz@pumpkinfarms.com

-Download the form and fill out with a PDF Reader and submit it online

-Call 847-464-5952 Monday-Friday and leave a callback phone number and email address

-All of these options are for the Pingree Grove location only. To make reservations in South Barrington, use THIS form.

You will receive an email confirmation when your tour is scheduled.

Tour Reservation Form
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