Educational School Tours At Goebbert’s

 

Due to the current circumstances, we are in the process of reviewing our ability to offer school tours during the 2021 season. Continue to watch this page for updates!

Click here to Request Reservations!

Our CPS Vendor Number Is 35966

We have three tour packages to choose from:

Note: Pricing subject to change for the 2021 season.

Guided Tour

Pre School through 2nd Grade

Special Needs (age limit 18yrs and younger)

Tour Package: $10.00 per student ($23 Value)
[Add $0.50per student for lunchroom reservation (Student brings lunch)]

  • 1 1/2 hour Tour
  • Video about how pumpkins & fall crops grow, bee pollination & different types of farming
  • Entrance to our Animal Land & corn stalk maze
  • Wagon ride in a corn field (weather permitting)
  • Student takes home: one pumpkin, one gourd, one mini Indian corn and an educational gift.
  • Teachers will receive one classroom pumpkin

Minimum 20 Students Per Group

Special Offer

Special offer for Guided tours only and only for the dates on Sept 23rd – Sept 30th.

Special Pricing: $8.50 per student
[Add $0.50per student for lunchroom reservation (Student brings lunch)]

Prices of extra chaperones is $8.50. Other restrictions may apply, call to ask for details.

Expanded Guided Tour

Pre School through 2nd Grade

Tour Package: $12.00 per student ($26 Value)
[Add $0.50per student for lunchroom reservation (Student brings lunch)]

  • 2 1/2 – 3 hour Tour
  • Video about how pumpkins & fall crops grow, bee pollination & different types of farming
  • Entrance to our Animal Land & corn stalk maze
  • Wagon ride in a corn field (weather permitting)
  • Student takes home: one pumpkin, one gourd, one mini Indian corn and an educational gift.
  • Teachers will receive one classroom pumpkin
  • Entrance to Little Farmers’ Play Yard. Activities include the Corn Box, Strawtown Maze, Corn Stalk Maze, Pumpkin Tunnels, Straw Pyramid and more!

Minimum 20 Students Per Group. Max 125.

Self-Guided Tour

Pre School through 2nd Grade

Tour Package: $9.00 per student ($15 Value)
No lunchroom available

  • Entrance to our Animal Land & Little Farmers Play Yard
  • Entrance to our corn stalk maze
  • Student takes home: one pumpkin, one gourd, one mini Indian corn and an educational gift.

Mimimum 10 Students Per Group. Max 50.

Important Information

Tours are scheduled every half hour Monday through Friday from 9am to 2pm.

No school tours on Columbus day.

We have picnic facilities available by reservation only. (Guided & Expended tours only) Add $0.50 per student for the room charge if bringing lunch. We reserve the right to shorten the tour of groups that arrive 15 minutes past the reserved tour time.

We allow one n/c chaperone per 5 students. Teachers & aides are included in chaperone count. Extra chaperones will be charged $10.00 each for Guided tours, $12.00 for Extended tour and $9.00 Self-Guided tours. Take homes ARE NOT included for the chaperones.

Siblings pay full tour price for all tours.

Making Reservations

Reservations start Monday, August 5th for returning schools, and August 26th for new schools.

Click here to make a reservation online or give us a call at 847.428.6727 Monday through Friday, 9am to 4pm, to set up your tour over the phone!

You will need the following information when making a reservation:

  • Date of Reservation
  • Tour Time Requested
  • Grade Level of Students
  • Number of Students and Chaperones
  • Name of Teacher in Charge, Phone Number and Address of School, and Contact Email Address for Confirmation
  • Transportation Confirmed or Planned
  • Picnic/Lunchroom Reservations (if needed) at $0.50 per student extra

Flowers, Trees, & Shrubs

At Goebbert's Farm & Garden Center we have a large selection of Flowers, Trees & Shrubs.

Buy Trees

We have the privilege of being a licensed brand member in the official Bower & Branch Trees for Life program!

Custom Planting

Let Goebbert's help with your custom planting needs.

Grab & Go Planters

We have combination planters in many different sizes and exposures that will fill all your needs.

Loyal Garden Club

The Loyal Gardening Club (LGC) is designed to reward your loyalty where your purchases earn redeemable points!

Indoor Plants

Indoor plants can add color, beauty and character to your living space.

Produce & Bakery

Local and home grown sweet corn, tomatoes, green beans, muskmelons, peaches, and squash.

Country Store

Our country store has a great selection of hand-picked specialty food products and gifts.

Spring Garden Center

Open Mid-April Through June 30th

Flowers, Trees, & Shrubs

At Goebbert's Farm & Garden Center we have a large selection of Flowers, Trees & Shrubs.

Buy Trees

We have the privilege of being a licensed brand member in the official Bower & Branch Trees for Life program!

Custom Planting

Let Goebbert's help with your custom planting needs.

Grab & Go Planters

We have combination planters in many different sizes and exposures that will fill all your needs.

Loyal Garden Club

The Loyal Gardening Club (LGC) is designed to reward your loyalty where your purchases earn redeemable points!

Indoor Plants

Indoor plants can add color, beauty and character to your living space.