School groups, camp groups, and other groups are welcome at Donaldson Farms! Plan your next field trip and bring your class or group for an educational and fun day on a modern, family owned and operated, 500+ acre working produce farm. We are conveniently located in Hackettstown, New Jersey, which is approximately a one hour drive west of New York City – nestled in beautiful Warren County. It is an easy commute for an experience that children and their families will remember forever. No visit is the same twice. We can tailor any program to your goals for your students or group, and make sure you have a fantastic time meeting those goals as well!
Farm Tour Options
Enjoy new, educational, exciting and affordable programs at the farm this season! Tours can be customized based on grade and age level. Each tours may include a planting project that everyone takes home, an educational lesson, an interactive tractor hayride tour of the farm, time with our farm animals, and a tasty snack! Following are just a few examples of the tours we offer…
- Sunflower Educational Tour – Includes Pollinator Bug Safari!
- Farm Soil Sample Tour – Detect PH and nutrients!
- Grafting Techniques Tour – Discover grafting techniques in our orchard planting process
- Corn Pollination Tour – Learn all about corn pollination. (It’s fascinating, really!)
- Pick-Your-Own Tour – Depending on the season, kids have the opportunity to pick and learn about strawberries, peaches, corn, pumpkins or apples!
Contact us about other programs that are perfect for kids and adults – or let us work with you to develop a custom program for your group!
NJ Core Curriculum Compliant
Everyone in your group will be happily engaged in our interactive learning programs which go hand-in-hand with and exceed the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards. We provide a unique learning experience for your children! Even if your organization does not follow New Jersey’s core curriculum program – that’s okay!
We recognize and appreciate that the teachers who visit our farm always strive to give their students the best learning experience that they could have. Farm tutorials are an important part of a child’s education since they offer a well-rounded learning experience they will never forget. Donaldson Farms provides an ever-changing curriculum for you and your students. Ask us for details.
Plan Your Visit
Visit us for a few hours or spend the whole day on the farm! We are excited to have your group join us for these fun and memorable programs throughout the 2016 Season! We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity soon – our calendar fills up fast. Please contact us with any questions or for more information.
Reservations / More Information:
Please call (908) 852-9122 or contact us for more information or to reserve your desired date and time. We promise to create a farm experience that your group will remember for many years to come!