Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center
University of California
Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center

4-H Farm Field Trips

Pre-K to Kindergarten:
Pumpkin Pumpkin at the Farm-Self-guided field trip
Educators and chaperones are invited to lead students through a variety of age-appropriate educational centers.
Focus-life cycle of a pumpkin and other nutritious winter squash.

Time: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Cost: $50.00 per class (includes up to 30 students, teachers/aides and chaperones)

Fall 2020

October 2
October 3


Kindergarten:
Eating Healthy From Farm to Fork
Engaging activities help young children understand where food comes from and explore the basic elements that help people and plants grow and stay healthy.

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Cost: $50.00 per class (includes up to 30 students, teacher/aides, 6 chaperones). Additional adults $2.00 each paid at the door.

Spring 2020
March 5
March 10
March 12
March 17
March 19
March 24
March 26
March 31


Second or Third Grade:
Roots, Stems, Leaves, Flowers, Fruits, and Bees?
Learn that we eat all parts of the plant. Discover the important work pollinators play in our food system. Discover MyPlate as a guide to healthy eating and exercise. Harvest and taste vegetables specially grown for your field trip!

Time: 9:30 a.m. to Noon

Cost: $50.00 per class (includes up to 30 students, teacher/aides, 6 adult chaperones). Additional adults $2.00 each paid at the door

Fall 2019 
September 10
September 12
September 17
September 19
September 24
September 26
October 8
October 10
October 15
October 17
October 22
October 24

Spring 2020
April 9
April 14
April 16
April 21
April 23
April 28
May 5
May 7
May 12
May 14
May 19
May 21
May 26


Third & Fourth Grade:
From Watersheds to Planter Beds-A Water Education Program
Follow a drop of water through an incredible journey! Learn the answer to these important questions...and more....

    How much fresh water does the Earth hold?
    Why is the water cycle important?
    How does water move through plants?
    What is a watershed?
    How can we conserve water?

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Contact Education office at awfaris@ucanr.edu

 

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