March 17, 2018

Farm-Orchard Tour-Preschoolers

The school tour calendar is full for 2017. If you would like to be put on a waiting list, please send school, grade, and numbers to

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 or a pumpkin ; 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

Kindergarten Tour1st Grade Tour | 2nd Grade Tour

All School Tours include:

    • WAGON RIDE – Tractor pulled wagon ride with tour guide;
    • APPLES and/or PUMPKINS TO PICK – Stop to pick 1/4 peck bag of apples from trees and/ or choose a 3-5 lb. pumpkin from the pumpkin patch.
    • CORN MAZE – One-half Acre Educational Corn Maze – Children answer questions about 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: $5/half-dozen.