Field Trips & Schools

Book your next field trip at Linvilla for educational fun!

Book your next field trip at Linvilla for educational fun!

What to know

  Linvilla Orchards is the perfect place for your students to experience the management and practices of agricultural systems and have some fun along the way. Our tour program provides you and your students with a greater understanding and appreciation of local and sustainable agriculture in Pennsylvania. Once your organization chooses our narrated Hayride Tour you’ll never look at fruits and vegetables the same way again!

We begin taking reservations for our Spring and Summer Tours on March 1. We begin taking reservations for fall programs on August 1.

 

Pick-Your-Own Hayride Tour

Available May 29 thru August 24

Pick scrumptious strawberries, perfect peaches or amazing apples! Our Pick-Your-Own Hayride includes a hayride to the fields & orchard where your driver will stay with your group to answer questions while offering picking tips and instructions.

Everyone gets to pick either one quart of our delicious Strawberries, two quarts of Juicy Peaches OR two quarts of Summer Apples, at our discretion depending on which fruit is in season.

  • The total time of the Hayride and Fruit Picking is approximately 45 minutes
  • Available every weekday from May 29 through June 15, starting at 9:00 am
  • Available Wednesday through Friday from June 20 through August 24 starting at 9:30 am
  • Our Pick Your Own Hayride wagons fit groups of up to 50 people
  • $8.50 per person. 1 adult is included at no charge for every 10 paid students
  • The minimum for a reserved group is 15 people or $127.50
  • $25.00 non-refundable deposit due at the time of booking

Please call (610) 876-7116 to reserve your tour today! 

Fishing Groups

Reel in the fun with your group fishing at Orchard Lake!  Our lake is stocked regularly with trout, catfish & bass.  

  • $8.50 per person
  • 15 person minimum
  • 2 hours of fishing
  • Catch & Release
  • Rod rental & bait included 
  • instructor required additional $50 (2 hours)

Call (610) 876-7116 to reserve today!  

The Fall Hayride Tour

Available September 10 through November 9

A knowledgeable guide will join your group to narrate your hayride tour through our beautiful fields and orchards and point out how and where different crops are grown on the farm. We raise dozens of different fruit and vegetable crops including: apples, peaches, pumpkins, pears, berries, tomatoes and sweet corn.

Our guide will describe the daily activities which occur on the farm while your group observes them happening. You may see us planting or harvesting crops; you will see first-hand that strawberries grow on the ground and that apples grow on trees. It’s also likely that you’ll see big tractors cultivating and modern farm equipment in operation in our fields and orchards.

Each hayride tour participant receives a magnet, an apple and a cup of apple cider. 

  • The total time of the Hayride Tour is approximately 30 minutes
  • Available every weekday from September 10 - November 9, starting at 9:00 am
  • Our Hayride Tour wagons fit groups of up to 50 people
  • $8 per person. 1 adult is included at no charge for every 10 paid students
  • The minimum for a reserved group is 15 people or $120.00
  • $25.00 non-refundable deposit due at booking
  • Programs are available for students of all ages
  • Your group can also reserve the Straw Bale or Cornfield Maze for an additional cost, just don’t get lost in there!

Please call (610) 876-7116 beginning August 1st to reserve your tour!

Mini-Golf Field Trip

Available January 13 through March 31

Linvilla Orchard’s Fore! The Planet is a highly interactive and playful museum exhibit created by the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia! This exhibition pairs important environmental issues with the fun of miniature golf.

Eighteen unique educational holes explore butterfly metamorphosis, a tropical rainforest, evolution, dinosaur extinction, food chains, and more. Perfect for kids of all ages, your students and group members will enjoy playing miniature golf while learning about our environment – every step of the way!

  • $4.95 per person (15 player minimum)
  • 1 round of golf per person
  • Ball and club rental
  • Entrance into the playground
  • Souvenir magnet and educational kit
  • This is not a private course rental; the course will be open to the public during your event.

Please call (610) 876-7116 to reserve your mini-golf tour today! 

The Spring Hayride Tour

Available April 23 thru June 15

On our narrated Hayride Tour through our beautiful fields and orchards, a knowledgeable guide will join your group on your wagon to point out how and where different crops are grown on the farm. We raise dozens of different fruit and vegetable crops including: apples, peaches, pumpkins, pears, raspberries, and sweet corn.

Our guide will describe the daily activities which occur on the farm while your group observes them happening. You may see us planting tomatoes or pruning trees; you’ll see first-hand that strawberries grow on the ground and that peaches grow on trees. It’s also likely that you’ll see big tractors cultivating and modern farm equipment in operation in our fields and orchards.

This interactive tour will give you a behind the scenes view of the techniques used in sustainable agriculture and the rich history of our 101 year old family owned farm. Our program meets the standards of the PA State Curriculum.

The tour will end with each person planting their very own salad garden to take home with them! Each guest will also receive an apple and a cup of apple cider.

  • The total time of the Hayride Tour is approximately 30 minutes
  • Available every weekday from April 23 through June 15 starting at 9:00 am
  • Our Hayride Tour wagons fit groups of up to 50 people
  • $8 per person. 1 adult is included at no charge for every 10 paid students
  • The minimum for a reserved group is 15 people or $120.00
  • $25.00 non-refundable deposit due at the time of booking

Please call (610) 876-7116 to reserve your tour today!