Ox-K Farm Discovery Center

Visit the Ox-K Farm Discovery Center in the picturesque New England village of Gilford, NH. The center is surrounded by the Belknap Mountain Range and hundreds of acres of forest. Your students will be offered a unique thrilling opportunity to interact with 2600lb. gentile giants. They can pet, walk, and hand feed the oxen. Adults can learn to yoke and drive a team. The center uses oxen to teach youth about the impact that oxen had on American history. After spending hours of fun with the oxen on the farm, your group can visit the covered bridge that the oxen pulled in place. Make an appointment for your special time. The center offers discounts for groups school rates for the Educating With Oxen presentation when given at the farm.
 
Contact Info
Address: 593 Belknap Mountain Rd., Gilford, NH 03249. Belknap County. Tel: 603-630-4554. Email: oxk@metrocast.net. Website: oxkfarm.com. Hrs: Vary, By appointment.

Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2.5 hours. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies. 

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