Frontier Cabin 


About Frontier Cabin Program

Grades 3 - 8  

Visit an authentic 1800's cabin, equipped with all the daily necessities for a pioneer family. Students will explore the American frontier by visiting historic buildings while trying their hand at farming chores and learn frontier skills. During their visit, students will compare their lives to those of children in the 19th century. 

What to Expect 


Families are introduced to a variety of workshops and activities led by people on a 19th-century farm. This content rich program will have students expend excess energy as they perform hands-on activities at several stations on our historic farm. 

Program Activities May Include:

  • Frontier cabin visit

  •  Stack and build a real log cabin

  • Cabin chores and wood cutting

  • 19th century games 

  • Barber Shop Station  

  • Wool carding 

  • Old fashioned laundry

  • Cider pressing and tasting

  • Orchard tour and discussion on regional apple farming history

  • Archery and tomahawk practice

  • Rope making and pulley system 

Program Time: 11 am to 2:00 pm 


Arrival Time: We recommend arriving by 10:30 to check in. Please note that the program begins at 11:00 and will not wait for late arrival.


Date: November 8, 2019 (We may open other dates for this program throughout the autumn. Please check back for additional dates.)


Admission Cost: $16.00, Ages 4 years & up

Adults: Please note, you must pay for admission to this program. There is no charge for children 3 years and under. You may choose to have your admission's crafts and snack apply to a younger guest. 


Policies & Payment 


Parents:  Adults are responsible for the behavior of their children and are required to supervise and stay with them at all times during their visit to Stone Soup Farm & Heritage Orchard. Please contact our office via email if you have questions or concerns regarding your tour. 

Weather: Stone Soup Farm & Heritage Orchard field trips take place rain or shine. Please encourage your family to dress appropriately for outdoor activities. 

In the event of severe weather... During heavy rain or severe weather Stone Soup Farm may cancel your field trip the day of the tour by emailing the address you provide. If Stone Soup Farm cancels your field trip due to severe weather, we will make every effort to reschedule your group on an alternative date of our choosing or provide a full refund.

Phone: (951) 458-5382      Email:


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