School Groups

school groups

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Capture your students' imagations with an interactive, curriculum linked EcoDairy school field trip program! Let our talented team of educators lead your students through an authentic and interdisciplinary farm experience.
During their visit, students will get to know Vicki our witty mascot, try their hand at milking our Incredible Miking Cow, meet the cows face-to-face and watch Robbie the Robot in action.

School groups receive a 15% discount on admission. Elementary school groups also receive one free adult-chaperone admission for every six attending students with a minimum group size of 10 students. Bus drivers also receive complimentary admission.

Please select from one of the field trip programs below to learn more and booked your school field trip:

The Modern Farm

This field trip is a 90-minute program featuring:

  • Printable pre and post visit worksheets
  • Hands-on food science experiment in our Moozanine
  • Student led, team-based research assignment in our Discovery Centre
  • Self-guided Dairy Barn and Robotic Observation Room tour facilitated by our team of educators
  • Milk tasting: Sample the delicious milk made by Vicki and her friends in the barn!
  • Complementary use of our covered patio

This field trip contains various links to the curriculum. Please ask us for more details.

* School groups receive a 15% discount off regular admission rates.

From Farm to Table

This field trip is a 90-minute program featuring:

  • Printable pre and post visit worksheets
  • Interactive warm-up activity
  • Cattle Call: How breeds of cows around the world adapt to their environments
  • Chow for Cows: What nutrients do cows need to make great milk?
  • Milk: The journey from farm to table
  • Guided Dairy Barn and Robot Observation Room Tour
  • Milk tasting: Sample the delicious milk made by Vicki and her friends in the barn!
  • Complementary use of our covered patio

This field trip contains various links to the curriculum. Please ask us for more details.

* School groups receive a 15% discount off regular admission rates.

A Day in the Life of Vicki the Cow

This field trip is a 90-minute program featuring:

  • Printable pre and post visit worksheets
  • Story and warm-up activity
  • Cows are Gutsy: and introduction to cow biology
  • Making White Gold: What do cows need to make great milk?
  • Milk: The journey from farm to table
  • Guided Dairy Barn and Robot Observation Room Tour
  • Milk tasting: Sample the delicious milk made by Vicki and her friends in the barn!
  • Complementary use of our covered patio

This field trip contains various links to the curriculum. Please ask us for more details.

* School groups receive a 15% discount off regular admission rates.

My 5 Senses On the Farm

Created specifically for preschoolers, this field trip focuses on the five senses, and is an engaging and educational experience for this age group.

SEE our cows face to face, the goats up on the roof and other surrounding life on the farm.

SMELL new smells in the barn and outside.

HEAR noises made by our farm machines and animals.

TASTE our delicious Vitala milk & other goodies from Nature’s Pickin’s market next door.

TOUCH the cow hides, get a back scratch from our cow brush, milk our demonstration cow and much more!

EXPLORE in our “Moozanine” and Discovery Zone by flipping through picture books, playing with a variety of toys and colouring or creating at our activities table!

School Groups Booking Form

To book your group's visit to EcoDairy in partnership with Science World, please submit the form below. Once we have received your information, we will be in touch to confirm your booking and arrange payment.

Name:*
School/Group Name:*
Address:*
E-mail:*
Phone:*
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Requested Tour Date:*
Alternate Tour Date:
Tour Time:*
Number of Children (age 0-2)
Number of Children (age 3-12)
Number of Youth (age 13-18)
Number of Adults
Number of Seniors (60+)
If school tour, what age(s) are your students?:
Are you interested in snacking/lunching on site?:
We'd like to rent the indoor Moozanine space to lunch on site for an additional cost of $25 (*max 40 children):
Method of Payment:*

*If paying by cheque please make payable to Dairy Innovation Association.

How did you hear about EcoDairy?*
Any additional comments?:
Yes I have read the Group Booking Tips:*

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