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Field Trips

Field Trips

Staff Led Field Trips

Spring Field Trips are fully booked!  Fall Field Trips bookings will open early August 2024.

Students are $5 each + fees and parents/chaperones are $5+ fees each for the tour. Staff teachers are free! 

*Processing and fees includes $0.99 per ticket/person and then 3.5% of the transaction total. (estimated total $6.20 per person)*

Staff Led Field trips are geared towards K-3rd grade & have 3 three rotations and is on a schedule: 

  1. Educational presentations on how food is grown, bees, and chickens 
  2. Wagon ride through the trees
  3. Picking in-season fruits or vegetables. Fall – students pick pumpkins. Spring – students pick carrots. Based on availability of produce
Download the Gilcrease Orchard Field Trip Lesson Plans & Educator Resources to help educate your youth group or class and learn what to expect on a field trip at the orchard. 
 
  • Private/Charter Schools are 9AM slots  & CCSD Schools are 10AM slots
  • Bus reimbursement grants are available for yellow CCSD busses up to $500 per field trip. We will not reimburse for charter/private busses. Submit this form AFTER booking CCSD Bus Grant Spring 2024
  • You need a tickets for all students, youth, teachers, and parents/chaperones. Include ALL parents/chaperones and they can reimburse the school. Parents or chaperones not accounted for will either not be permitted or need to pay $5+fees per person.
  • Space is limited! Please limit the number of adults to 1 adult per 10 students.
  • Waitlist does not roll over from seasons. Spring bookings open in January and Fall bookings in early August. 
  • Special Education groups, smaller groups, community groups, homeschools, have questions? Call or text 702-409-0655 ext 3 or email [email protected]

Summer Educational
Walking Tour!

Are you a coordinator for a summer camp youth group? We offer Summer Walking Tours on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the summer in early mornings. 

Geared towards groups of 50 people or less. To get more information and to book click the button below. 

Payment in full is required to book and hold a summer walking field trip. 

Wagon Ride is not offered for the Summer Walking Tour.

Call or text 702-409-0655 ext 3 or email [email protected]

  • Payment IN FULL by credit card/debit required at the time of booking. ONLY CCSD schools will be permitted to use check. 
  • Minimum group size of 50 and a maximum group size of 150. Have a smaller group? Contact Education Coordinator for options.
  • Chaperone ratio is 1 adult : 10 students due to limited space. When booking include ALL chaperones/parents even if not being paid by the school. Unless indicated special circumstances, we cannot allow a chaperone ratio of greater than 1 adult : 7 kids, as we need as many students possible to experience the field trip and wagon ride.
  • 10AM time slot is for CCSD schools ONLY due to bussing. If another school other than CCSD books at 10AM, they will be canceled and refunded.
  • 9AM time slot is reserved for Private and Charter Schools.
  • Ensure bussing/transportation is available on your desired date by your administration and transportation.
  • Field trips are 1.5 hours long. You can bring sack lunches and stay an extra 30 min.

Home school groups or a pre-schools please either come on a day we are open to the public, or call us to discuss program options. 

  • Porta potties are available for restrooms.
  • Parking is free on the street for the busses and in the lot across the street for cars.
  • Field trips are 1.5 hours long and if you like you can bring sack lunches  and stay an extra 30 min.
  • Some areas are paves, most are gravel/wood chips and unlevel ground. 

Each student should bring:

  • A cold water bottle as the field trip is outside with little shade.
  • Closed toed shoes, hats, sunscreen, and dress for the weather.
  • Lunch or snacks if school plans to stay for lunch.

NEW! Download the Gilcrease Orchard Field Trip Lesson Plan & Educator Resources

Your field trip will consist of three rotations:

1) Educational presentation about fruit and vegetables, bees, and chickens
2) Wagon ride and
3) Students pick in-season fruits or vegetables to take home 


In fall, students pick pumpkins. In spring, students pick carrots. 
This is subject to change based on the availability of our produce on the date of your field trip. We ask ALL adults to help students pick produce (carrots or pumpkins) and leave produce for the students.

Field trips are on a tight schedule and students will need to move to different areas in a timeframe. 

A limited concession stand will be available after trip. Not all items may be available. 

If you have a special education group, please call our Education Program Manager at 702-409-0655 ext 3,
and we will make every effort to accommodate your group and modify the field trip as needed.

About 1.5 hours. 

If your program begins at 9am, the educational portion will be done at 10:30am. 

If your program begins at 10am, the educational portion will be done at 11:30am. 

If your group chooses to bring a sack lunch at the end of your tour, plan for an extra half hour. 

Absolutely! If your group is smaller than 50 or does not fit our age guidelines, we encourage unguided tours on the days that we are open for normal business operations. Entrance to the orchard is free (except for ticketed events), but wagon rides are not usually available.  You are welcome to use our picnic tables as first come first serve basis. 

During normal business hours we have our farm stand, concessions and you-pick seasonal produce. You may pick produce and pay by the pound.

Elementary school groups. Kindergarten – 3rd grade. 

Groups between 50-140 students. Max 150 people including adults. 

Special Education groups, smaller groups, homeschools: Call or text 702-409-0655 ext 3 or email [email protected]

We have a minimum group size of 50 and a maximum group size of 150. 
If you have a special education group, please call our scheduling coordinator directly at 702-409-0655 ext 3
and we will make every effort to accommodate your group and modify the field trip as needed.

Students are $5 each +fees and parents/chaperones are $5 +fees each for the tour. Staff teachers are free! Apple cider costs an additional $1 per person.

*Processing and fees includes $0.99 per ticket and then 3.5% of the transaction total.*

The $5+fee helps pay for seeds, fertilizer, and labor to grow the carrots or pumpkins. It also helps pay for the diesel for the wagon rides, staff time for our terrific presenters, and credit card/ticketing processing fees.  

In Fall, we offer to pour a glass of apple cider for an additional fee of $1 per person. 

We accept credit or debit cards at the time of booking. To pay by check please call 702-409-0655 ext 3.

Spring field trips are Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays in April & May.

Fall field trips are Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays in September, October, and November.

A water bottle is strongly encouraged, as the kids may run through the maze, and during the warmer months, the kids get thirsty.
Closed toed shoes, hats, and sunscreen.

1 adult : 10 children due to space limitations. We must know of ALL chaperones coming, even if they are not being paid for by your school. Unless indicated special circumstances, we cannot allow a chaperone ratio of greater than 1 adult : 7 kids, as we need as many students possible to experience the field trip and wagon ride.

Porta Potties are available. One larger accessible porta potty is available. 

Hand washing stations are available next to porta potties. 

Parking is free on the street for the buses and in the lot across the street for cars. 

No, we are not open on field trip days. We will have some items for purchase. Items will depend on availability and change weekly. We cannot guarantee the availability of any items. We will set up a small concession stand with a limited amount of items. Students can purchase items if they choose.

Yes, we have dozens of picnic tables under a shade shelter.

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