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
Students 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
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
Time: 10 am to 1:30 pm (Start times may vary, depending on school schedule)
Dates: Tuesdays - Fridays during the following months:
Fall Only: (September - November)
Student Cost: $17.00
Teachers & School Staff: Free Admission
Adult Chaperones: $14.00, Please Note: One adult per twenty students is required.
Policies & Payment
Please complete and send our Reservation Request Form below for full company policies and payment. You may also call our main office for questions regarding program details and reservations.
Chaperones: Adults are responsible for the behavior of the group and are required to supervise and stay with students at all times during their visit to Stone Soup Farm & Heritage Orchard.
Deposit: A $250 non-refundable deposit is due within 30 days of field trip registration. Program dates will not be held if deposit is not received within 30 days. The remaining balance, after subtracting the $250.00 deposit, will be due the day of your field trip. We recognize that student numbers can and do change, so fees will be adjusted based on the number of students attending up to 2 weeks prior to the day of your tour. We regret that we are not able to accept purchase orders so please plan to pay by cash, check or credit card when you arrive.
Weather: Stone Soup Farm & Heritage Orchard field trips take place rain or shine. Please encourage your class 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 calling the phone number 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.