School Programs

Program Interest Survey

Teachers, parents, and mentors, we are interested in your feedback! The fall 2020 season will look a lot differently than we are used to and we are currently reviewing/revising programmatic possibilities. Please reply to this survey to share your input and needs and to be added to our contact list so we can update you about our offerings. Thank you!

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Read the latest update from Oxbow regarding COVID-19 and its impact on programming. We are planning to share resources for teachers and parents to use to facilitate environmental education at home and in alternative classroom settings. Stay tuned!

Please contact our education team at with any questions. 

Explore the program areas below to learn more about our offerings!

Pre-K through 5th Grade Programs

Fall Farm Adventures

Experience the glory of the harvest! Our guided fall field trips take kids on a scavenger hunt for the six plant parts: roots, stems, leaves, flowers, fruits and seeds. When we find the plant parts, we harvest and eat them! Kids take home a sugar pie pumpkin.| Learn more & register

Summer Farm Adventures

Discover the bounties of the summer season! On our guided summer field trips, groups will discover the critters that help our plants grow. Students will dig in with real farm skills, harvesting and eating along the way! | Learn more & register

Winter Farmer in the Classroom Visits

Bring a farmer into your classroom! During the winter season when outdoor field trips aren’t possible, Oxbow’s farm educators bring the farm to you with one of several interactive lessons. Explore topics like seeds, birds, pollinators, and more! | Learn more & register

Spring Farm Adventures

Explore the first signs of spring! Oxbow’s spring field trips will awaken students’ senses to the magic of the early growing season on our kid-friendly vegetable farm. Taste early-season crops and even sow seeds to take home! | Learn more & register

Farm Discovery Package

Interested in MORE inspired Oxbow Education? Sign up for the Farm Discovery Package and get a discount on your registration fees! The Farm Discovery Package is a three-part series that allows your class to discover how Oxbow changes throughout the seasons. Learn more here!

4th Grade and Beyond

Organic Farming 101

Experience a real organic farm! This advanced program is an intro to sustainable farming practices. Students tour Oxbow’s  production farm and participate in a hands-on service project! | Learn more and register

STEM Career Days

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education is critical to 21st-century learning and helps prepare students to confront complex problems in a rapidly changing world. Read about Oxbow’s special STEM Career Days that show students how STEM is used in a real-world setting on a working organic farm and conservation center.

Interested in bringing your class to Oxbow for a hands-on STEM Career Day? Please contact us at or call 425-788-1134 x 3.

STEM Learning at Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center