Apple Holler

Pick your own memories year round! Fun is always in season.
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Open Year Round!
(262) 884-7100

Field Trips

Call now to reserve your group outing. Groups smaller than 30 may schedule with an already scheduled group. Call Sheryl at 262-884-7100 and we will be happy to assist you in planning your next memorable day down on the farm. No matter what show and time of year you choose, we'll entertain the children and help them create memories they'll cherish for a lifetime.

Teacher's Tips

  • Watch local weather forecast to have children dress appropriately
  • Arrive 10 minutes before scheduled time
  • Guided portion of the field trip is approximatley 90 minutes. 
  • Allow additional time for Children's play area and/or lunch.
  • The chaperones are responsible for the safety of the children.  The activities of the children must be monitored by the chaperones while here.

 

A unique, hands-on experience, mining for minerals, gemstones and fossils

April - October

gemstone mining miners Take a trip back to pioneer days, with this exciting, educational and engaging experience! Begin your mining experience with entertaining melodramatic storytelling as our own Prospector Joe tells a tale intertwined with the history of Wisconsin mining. Following the storytelling, Prospector Joe will present more interesting facts about Wisconsin history and geography.

Prospector Joe will then guide guest miners through a mining experience at the
Apple Holler Mining Company. Have a “rocking” good time as you roll up your sleeves and sift through your own bag of treasure in our flowing sluice. Discover and identify genuine fossils, gemstones and minerals that can be taken home. This unique mining experience will be a memorable learning event sure to spark imaginations and the desire to learn more about mining and geology.

      

 Apple Holler Mining Experience Includes:

  • Apple Holler Mining Mayhem Melodramatic Storytelling with Prospector Joe
  • Prospector Joe’s Presentation with Wisconsin History and Geography
  • Fun, Hands-On Mining Experience with a Bag of “Mining Rough”
  • Containing Genuine Gemstones, Minerals, Fossils
  • Fossil & Gemstone Identification Chart
  • Freshly Baked Cookie Treat
  • Apple Holler Farm Park — Farmyard Animals, Kid's Corral,
  • Crazy Corn Maze, Cool Cow Maze, Giant Slide & MORE!
     

Cost:  
$8.00 per person (children and adults)
*One complimentary admission per groups of 20 or more
Times:
Weekdays:  9:00, 10:15, 11:15, 12:30
~Call for weekday afternoon & weekend availability~
~Reservations Required~

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April to August

 Apple Holler’s Adventures with Geocaching is where nature and technology meet to create an exciting and entertaining outdoor experience! Your group will learn about trees and the growing cycle through our educational displays and presentation! Your farm guide will lead your group in this high-tech scavenger hunt using handheld GPS navigation units that willaid in answering questions and finding clues hidden throughout our 75-acre orchard. Geocaching is so much more than a hike! It’s a modern-day version of Hide & Seek.

Experience this eco-challenge that promotes team-building and problem-solving as your groups enjoy the sights, sounds of our beautiful orchard farm. We can customize your adventure to fit your group’s age level, individual needs and schedule. To ensure your safety, each team will have radio communication with your farm guide at all times. After the teams have completed this adventure, they’ll earn their Tree Degree.

Geocaching & Tree Degree Adventure Includes: 

  • GPS & Geocaching Mini-lesson with your Farm Guide
  • Orchard Tour aboard a Tractor-Drawn Wagon
  • Fun, Exciting Team-Building & Problem Solving Geocaching Experience
  • Mini Tree Presentation—Lifecycle, Ecosystems, Care of Orchard and More!
  • Become Tree Stewards and Earn your Tree Degree!
  • Educational Booklet with Tree Information & Questions
  • Freshly Baked Cookie Treat
  • Apple Holler Farm Park — Farmyard Animals, Kid's Corral, Crazy Corn Maze, Cool Cow Maze, Giant Slide & MORE!

Cost:  
$8.00 per person
*One complimentary adult chaperone (must be 18 or over) per 5 children.
**One responsible adult chaperone (must be 18 or over) is required per 5 children.
***All participants must be in second grade or older.
Times:
Weekdays:  8:30, 10:30, 12:00
~Call for weekday afternoon & weekend availability~
~Reservation Required

 

Children of all ages will enjoy this educational
engaging experience of everyday life on a family farm!

June - August

Your farm guide will accompany your group on a tractor-drawn wagon tour through the orchard and Enchanted Forest. Kids can test their detective skills playing “I Spy” as they pass through the Enchanted Forest. They’ll discover all about the farm as they explore the Garden of Eatin’ and pick their own garden-fresh goodies. They’ll also learn about how “helpful and harmful” bugs affect the farm and the importance of bees with a visit to our educational display area and Bee Hut. The day also includes learning all about cows, going through our Cool Cow Maze, and a visit with our simulated milk cow “Blossom.”

Farmer for a Day Experience Includes:

  • Visit the Apple Holler Farm Garden of Eatin'
  • Pick garden fresh vegetable or fruit
  • Snack of Farm-Fresh Vegetable Salsa and Chips
  • Learn about Orchard Growing Practices, Tools, Machinery,
  • Bees, Pollination and Farm Animal Care
  • Orchard Tour on a Tractor-drawn Wagon
  • Play "I Spy" as you pass through the Enchanted Forest
  • Apple Holler Farm Park — Farmyard Animals, Kid's Corral,
  • Crazy Corn Maze, Cool Cow Maze, Giant Slide & MORE!

 

 

 

Cost:  
$7.00 per person (children and adults)
*One complimentary ticket per groups of 20 or more
**Reservations required**

 

Fractured Fairy Tales at their best - Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, and The Three Little Pigs become terribly entangled in this hilarious romp. It’s up to the audience to sort things out! Filled with humor and charm the creative story telling drives the action, and the actors and students partner in the tales. Then learn about the animal behavior of the furry tailed creatures during the winter months and how to identify their animal tracks. Learning is so much fun with Furry /Fairy Tales.

Furry Tails Includes:

· Hilarious, Energetic Interactive Educational Production

· Hands-on, scientific, animal track identification activity and lesson

· Fresh Apple Cider AND Pancakes served with maple syrup

· Ride on a Furry Tails Train Ride into the Enchanted Forest

· Fun Furry Tails Craft to take home

· Visit with live goats at the Golden Goat Bridge

 

Cost:  
$7.00 per person (children and adults)
*One complimentary adult admission per groups of 20 students or more
Times:
~Call for weekday afternoon & weekend availability~
~Reservations Required~

 

 

 

~Come on out and join our Easter countdown as the Easter Bunny helps kick off the holiday season!~
April 2014

Guests will begin their outing with The Country Bunny Easter Wish Puppet Show.  This interactive puppet show teaches th value in believing in yourself and the importance of following your dreams.  After the puppet show, get ready to experience an activity-packed adventure which includes:  a special Easter surprise for each child, homemade cookie, apple cider, an orchard tour on the Big Bunny Express kid’s train into the Enchanted Forest for an Easter Egg Hunt, a hand-led pony ride, multiple themed children’s games where every child wins, face painting and photo opportunities with the Big Bunny himself, so be sure to bring your camera!

Call to arrange your Field Trip!

 

 

 

 

Cost:
$7.00 per person (children & adults)
*One complimentary admission per groups of 20 or more

**Reservations Required**

 

 

Celebrate the new life on our farm and learn while exploring!

April to June

Begin your day’s adventure with Apple Hollers fun original puppet show “Bonnie the Bee”, as she discovers why her job as a worker bee is important. Learn about a beekeeper, their suit and the honey making process. Explore the bee hut, while learning about bees, pollination and the parts of the apple blossom.

You will love visiting our adorable baby animals while learning about their care. Take in the beauty of the Orchard in the springtime on a guided tractor pulled wagon ride, and have fun at our Farm Park!

Engaging Educational Experience Includes:

  • Participate in curriculum based educational learning experience about blossoms, bees, pollination, farm animal care and more.
  • Educational puppet show about bees, bugs  and about having a purpose in life. See what a beekeeper wears and participate in the bee dance.
  • Visit baby animals and learn about their care on the farm.
  • Spring Orchard Tour on a Tractor – Drawn wagon Ride
  • Apple Holler Farm park - Farmyard animals, Kid’s Corral, Crazy Corn Maze, Cool Cow Maze, Giant slide and more!

**Reservations Required**

Cost: $7.00 per person (children & adults)
*One Complimenatry Ticket per groups of 20 or more
*Please Call for weekday afternoon & weekend availability

262.884.7100