School Tours Start Up Again –  September 2017

Make sure to reserve yours today!
County Line Orchard is the leader of orchard tours in the Chicagoland area. On average around 40,000 students, teachers and chaperones visit our orchard for an educational and fun field trip. Over 95% of those teachers have already made reservations to come again.
We are strong believers in experience education and have been a leader in school field trips for almost 20 years. If you are veteran teacher then welcome back. If you are new to County Line Orchard school tours then we extend a warm welcome and hope you make us your fall stop for many years to come. Below are our different educational tour options.

Classic Tour: Apples or Pumpkins

County Line Orchard’s Classic tour will provide an enjoyable educational tour, especially designed for children ages Pre-K through 3rd grade. This fun- filled tour gives children an opportunity to learn while having a good time. Please allow at least 70 minutes for the Classic Tour.
The Children (and accompanying adults) will experience the following topics:

  • Pollination – Learn the importance of Honey Bee’s and view them up close in our observation bee hives.
  • Photosynthesis – Visit our Tree Lab station and learn what trees need to grow.
  • Apple harvesting – Experience learning at its best. Head to the orchard to pick fresh apples or to the patch to pick a perfect pumpkin.
  • Groups enjoy a ride through the orchard on our very own Picker-People-Picker-Uppers (Tractor drawn trailer ride)
  • Apple Packing – Learn how we clean and sort our tasty apples.
  • Cider Making – View a live cider press and sample our delicious cider.
  • Kids Farm – Stop in before or after your tour and visit our farm animals.
  • Tour w/apples or pumpkins – $6.00 per person
  • Tour w/apples & pumpkins – $8.00 per person

Reservations available Tuesday-Friday, 9:00am to 2:00pm
Call us at 219-947-4477 Ext. 2004

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