Educational Group Visits
Why not bring your classroom to the farm?
The Collinsville Area Recreation District (CARD) offers a variety of educational opportunities at its heritage farm, including:
- Scavenger hunts
- Energy conservation/recycling classes
- Presentations on local wildlife
- Exploratory tours of the gardens (choose between produce, herb, and butterfly gardens)
- Feed/pet the farm animals (May-October)
- Butterfly lifecycles
- Tree identification
- Beekeeping and bee lifecycle
- Discussions of the rain garden
- Presentations on the historic barns, barn tools and life on a Midwestern family farm during the early 1900s
- Special programs on Earth Day, land restoration, gardening, etc. are also available on request
Our staff will work with educators to choose/adapt activities to reinforce your classroom goals. Programs are scheduled for two to three hours from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, year-round. Rain days will be scheduled based on property and staff availability and will only be scheduled if the weather disrupts the particular activity. Call Carol at 618-660-8668 or send an email to arrange your visit.
Contact Carol at 618-346-5200 x1136 or via email for additional information or to arrange your visit.
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