Ramsey's Farm

 
Located on the Delaware/Pennsylvania state line, Ramsey's Farm is within reach of schools and scout groups from Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland. The farm offers programs throughout October. Field trips include a narrated-educational hayride, a pumpkin u-pick from our field, a visit to the straw bale maze, sorghum, or corn maze, and a farm bag for pumpkins. Picnic area available upon request—no food or drink provided. Scout nights are also available in October on Friday and Saturdays.
 
 
Contact Info
Address: 500 Ramsey Road, Wilmington, DE 19803. New Castle County. 
 
Tel: 302-477-1499. 
 
 
 
Hrs: Sept. 29-Oct. 31, 9AM – Noon most days, Friday 9AM – 5PM.
 
SCHOOLS 
Ramsey’s Farm’s educational programs are geared toward grades K-3rd but can provide a thought-provoking trip for students through grade 12. The educational hayride allows students to learn about farm crops, the growth cycle of pumpkins, how weather affects farming, and more through narration by Farmer Stewart or his sister, Jane. The farm can also provide fun trivia to help students navigate the corn maze, or teachers can crate their own using the farm’s template. Ask about having lunch in the picnic area when booking your field trip. During October, students and chaperones pay $7 per – teachers are free! Learn more
 
Contact Info
Contact: Jane Ramsey. 
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: K-12th. 
 
Group Size: Varies.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities. 
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-4 hours. 
 
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: Varies.
 
Registration: Online, Email.
 
Food Options: Bring Your Own, Picnic Area Available.
 
Cost: $7 per person. 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science.
Topics Covered: Agriculture, biology, environmental science, weather, plant science.
 
SCOUTS
Boy and Girl Scouts can increase their navigational and survival skills during Friday and Saturday evening Family Nights at Ramsey’s Farm. The Boy Scout and Girl Scout program includes a hayride, a challenging flashlight corn maze, and bonfire. Scout leaders can bring their own food and cooking utensils for a picnic—tables, charcoal grills, and charcoal will be provided. Scout Nights also include a Ramsey’s Farm scout patch. Learn more about Boy Scout Nights and Girl Scout Nights.
 
Contact Info
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: K-12th. 
 
Group Size: Varies.
 
Activity Type: Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities. 
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-4 hours. 
 
Recomm. Ratio of Scouts to Staff: Varies.
 
Registration: At the farm.
 
Food Options: Bring Your Own, Picnic Area Available.
 
Cost: $10 per person 5 years old and older, $6 per person under 5 years of age. 
 
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Health & Safety.
Topics Covered: Navigation, outdoor survival.

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