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FOR TEACHERS

Thank you for your interest in Ballyntyne Learning Farm as a field trip destination! We aim to provide your students engaging hands-on projects, experiments, and learning that excites your students and accomplishes your educational goals. Please feel free to send an email to the Director to discuss curriculum options and to answer any other questions you may have. Please note that Ballyntyne Learning Farm is growing and we are currently offering mixed-aged classes for toddlers to third graders and field trips for students up to fifth grade. We hope to expand our offerings very soon! 

 

When planning your group or classroom’s visit to Ballyntyne, we encourage chaperones to help support the learners in their projects and in their needs. In this way, learners will not only have the support of the Ballyntyne Learning Farm staff and volunteers but also chaperones from their school or group to support them in their exploration as well.  

DATES: The farm will reopen for the 2020 season on March 16th and will run through the end of October

EVENTS:​ Events will be held on Mondays and Fridays and last 2 hours. While the majority of our events begin at 9am and end at 11am, we are happy to tweak that as needed for your group. Please feel free to send an email to us regarding the size of groups we can accommodate and which date would work best for your group. 

PRICING: The price per participating child is $8.50 and chaperones are not charged. Please don't let the cost prevent you from booking a trip to the farm - feel free to reach out and we can work together to make a morning or afternoon at the farm possible!

Learning + Exploring
Rain or Shine

We're thrilled that you're interested in bringing your students to Ballyntyne Learning Farm for a day of exploration and fun!

 

1) Take a peek at the event topic options of what you'd like your students to learn about while at the farm

 

2) Check out the calendar of events 

 

2) Once you've chosen a few date options as well as a few topic options that would work for your group, please click Register Now and fill in some information about the size of your group, number of chaperones, which topics you're interested in learning about and contact information.

 

3) Shortly after this, you will receive an email from the Director to confirm details regarding the curriculum, and any other special requests that you would like to make!

 
Event Topic Options
 
 
Calendar of Events

Now that you have an event topic or a few in mind, please take a peek through the calendar to see when would be a good time for your group to visit! The farm will re-open for it's 2020 season on March 16th and will run through the end of October. 

​After that, please click the Register Now! button below to sign your group up and let us know how many kiddos, chaperones, and teachers will be joining. We'll get in contact with you soon to iron out a few details. Can't wait to have you visit the farm!

 
Day-of Checklist
 

As you get your group or classroom prepared for a fun-packed day at Ballyntyne Learning Farm, please remind your campers to bring the following:

  1. An extra sweater or sunscreen depending on the weather 

  2. Comfortable shoes that can get a bit dirty

  3. Signed waiver form

    1. (To be signed by a guardian/parent)

  4. A water bottle

  5. A curious attitude and lots of energy for a fun day!

Refunds and Cancellations

Need to make changes or cancel your group's upcoming visit to the farm?

Cancellations received at least 30 days in advance of the event will gladly be refunded or rescheduled. 

Please note that you are responsible for the full cost of your group attending if a cancellation is done less that 30 days before your scheduled visit. 

All cancellations and rescheduling requests must be received via email at Kiely@ballyntynelearningfarm.org

 
Have A Question? Reach us Here. 
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Phone: 503-708-6284

Email: kiely@ballyntynelearningfarm.org

Address: 2556 Ballyntyne Road S. Salem, OR 97302

Mailing Address: 975 SE Sandy Blvd Suite 200 Portland, OR. 97214