Pack up your preschoolers and come on over to Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchard for a HANDS-ON FARM EXPERIENCE and EDUCATIONAL ORCHARD-FARM TOUR. Your preschoolers will participate in an interactive educational farm lesson led by a farm tour guide; ride on a tractor pulled wagon; engage in sorting apples by color and size; learn about parts of an apple; explore a corn maze , visit a pumpkin patch; pick apples, drink a cup of local fresh apple cider; and taste a fresh apple. Take a self-guided tour of our nature trail.
- Weekday Tours – 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
- Tour lasts approximately 1 1/2 hours.
- Teacher and Assistant – No Charge.
- Picnic Area Available
All School Tours include:
- WAGON RIDE – Tractor pulled wagon ride with tour guide;
- APPLES TO PICK – Stop to pick 1/4 peck bag of apples from trees in the orchard.
- INTERACTIVE EDUCATION FARM LESSON
- CORN MAZE – One-half Acre Educational Corn Maze – Children answer questions about the farm to maneuver their way through the maze
- TOUR OF OUR PUMPKIN PATCH – Walk with the guide through the pumpkin patch
- FRESH APPLE CIDER – Sample a cup of local fresh apple cider
- FARM TOUR GUIDE – All activities led by a farm tour guide
- Apple Cider Donuts – Optional: Reserve donuts for your group: $6.00/half-dozen.