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Preschool Pumpkin Patch

This special program for preschools is a fun, interactive way for children to learn about pumpkins and gain new experiences. Children will have the opportunity to see how a pumpkin grows, get their hands into the squishy interior of a pumpkin, and even take a tiny pumpkin home with them. 


Activities include the following:

  • Hayride

  • Pumpkin Discovery

  • Craft Project

  • Nature Walk

  • Story Time

Please Note:

The information on this page is related to a special program for preschool classes. To purchase pumpkins through our Pumpkin Patch fundraiser, CLICK HERE.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does the field trip last?

The Pumpkin Patch program is designed to be a 2-hour program. We usually get started at 10:00 am. After the program is completed, there is also a picnic area for lunch and a small playground for kids to enjoy under your adult supervision.

What is the cost for the program?

We make every effort to keep the costs of our program as low as possible. We are currently offering the Pumpkin Patch program for just $7 per student. This cost includes a small pumpkin for the kids to take home. There is no charge for adults.

How should we plan for lunch?

We have a covered picnic area available if you would like to bring lunch and plan to eat outdoors. There is also a small playground near the picnic shelter for the kids to enjoy under adult supervision.

How many students can we bring at one time?

We can only accomodate one preschool class at a time, up to 20 kids.

Do we need to bring chaperons?

Yes, please. The more adults you have to help supervise your group, the better.

When is this program available?

The Pumpkin Patch program is only available Tuesday-Friday during the month of October. Reservations are required.

What do we do if we have bad weather?

Give us a call to discuss options (828-245-3322). We might be able to continue with the program if the weather isn't too bad. We can also reschedule if there are open dates available.

How do we make a reservation?

You can make your reservation using the online form below. If you have trouble finding available dates, call the Camp office at 828-245-3322 for assistance. Space is limited!