Cullipher Farm offers educational field trips throughout the year. We are now scheduling field trips for Spring 2019 for our Strawberry Patch. Be sure to plan your visit early for the best selection of dates, days, and time. For any questions about scheduling a trip to farm, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We also offer Fall Tours in the Pumpkin Patch.
Last open morning Spring date as of 4/25/19: May 20th. Many afternoon field trips still available.
To reserve a date for your school or group, please complete the Field Trip Registration Online Form.
Dates: April – June in the spring and late September – November in the fall
Start Times: 10:00AM and 1:00PM ** These times can be adjusted for Kindergarten groups – please note in special accomodations on form **
Location: 772 Princess Anne Road Virginia Beach, VA 23457
- The field trip cost is based on a 60 minute tour at $5 per student (PreK – Kindergarten) or a 90 minute tour at $7.00 per student (1st through 3rd grade).
- Each 60 minute class is allowed 1 chaperone free of charge per 5 Kindergarten and PreK students. Each 90 minute class is allowed 1 chaperone free of charge per 10 1st-3rd students. However, any strawberries or pumpkins picked by chaperone will be purchased at regular price.
- The field trip cost for additional adults or siblings will be the same price as students and they will be involved in the same activities.
- Children 3 and under are FREE of charge!! $30 Minimum charge applicable for whole group depending on size.
Payment: After submitting a reservation, the contact person will receive an emailed confirmation which will include an estimate of the amount due as well as date and time secured. When your group arrives, we will adjust the estimate to the actual number of students and chaperones attending the field trip. One designated teacher should collect all students’ fees to be remitted upon arrival. Please note that extra chaperones should pay for themselves at that time as well. We accept local checks, credit cards and cash. Upon request, a receipt marked “Paid” will be emailed after the payment is processed.
General Information ·
- Hayride tour of farm with instructor discussing different aspects of farming and the types of fruits and vegetables we grow on our farm
- U-Pick Patch: students will pick out their own strawberries (spring) or pumpkin (fall) from the field to take home!
- Interactive Educational Lesson/Activities
- Play Area for students
- If time allows, you are welcome to stay for snacks and/or lunch in picnic area.
- We will have restrooms and hand washing stations available to use.
What to Bring
- Check with students about possible allergies
- Be sure students are dressed appropriately for weather on the day of field trip – tennis shoes, comfortable clothing, and sunscreen.
- Sharpie to put names on students quarts or pumpkins
- Water Bottles/Drinks and Lunch/Snack
- Baby wipes/hand sanatizer
- First Aid Kit
- Payment for field trip
Inclement Weather If rain is predicted, you have a couple of options.
- We recommend waiting until the morning of the field trip to make a decision about whether to cancel and reschedule.
- You can call us (as early as 7:00am) to cancel or reschedule.
- If we feel that it would be best not to do the field trip due to weather conditions, we will contact you as soon as possible.
- For non-weather related events, we would like a week’s notice to reschedule.
Make sure the time, date, and location of your field trip is clearly
communicated to all teachers, bus drivers, and parents!!