South Texas Maize

Students and scouts are sure to have a blast during the beautiful autumn season at South Texas Maize! Groups can explore the 7-acre maze with the help of age-appropriate passports- and activity that is sure to help build unity and orienteering skills. Learn about the day-to-day operations of the farm, as well as the everyday importance of agriculture. Take a ride on the cow train, and even feed and pet the Boer goats! Younger learners are sure to enjoy a hay bale jump, and Farmer Ken’s Kiddie Korral! 

Contact Info
Address: 911 US-90, Hondo, TX 78861. Medina County. Tel: 830-741-3968. Website: www.southtexasmaize.com. Hrs: Sept.-Nov., By appointment.

Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 3 hours. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Science.  
 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Farm Lesson Plan

The average American may eat 125 pounds of potatoes each year, but corn is actually America's number one field crop, providing ingredients for cereals, peanut butter, snack foods and soft drinks. Use a trip to an agricultural farm to find out where our fruits and vegetables come from. ... Continue