Throw open the gates and let the fun begin because ‘Homeschool Days’ is coming to Ocoee Riverside Farm!  Each day will be fully packed with lots of hands on animal encounters allowing kids to experience a wide variety of learning opportunities in our fulfilled outdoor classroom!  Each homeschool day will include a full farm tour as well as horse and pony rides.  Kids and parents alike will have opportunities to see animals, touch animals, hold animals and feed animals during this fun and interactive learning experience.  Additionally,  each of the three days will include a unique focus topic which will offer some different experiences from one day to the next related to that days animals.  Choose what interests you most or plan to spend multiple days with us!  This semi-annual event is ideal for K – 8 but is open to all ages.  Please be aware that this is not a drop off.  Adults must include themselves when registering and remain with your children throughout the event.  Take your experience to the next level by staying on the farm this week with a 20% lodging discount for homeschooling families registered for Homeschool Days!

OUR SPRING EVENT IS SOLD OUT HOWEVER REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR THE FALL EVENT IN SEPTEMBER! !

Tuesday Focus:  CRAZY CAMELIDS 
Wednesday Focus:  FEATHERED FRIENDS & RADICAL REPTILES
Thursday Focus: MARVELOUS MARSUPIALS 

Details:

  • Full program 10am-1pm followed by your bagged lunch in our picnic/playground area from 1pm-2pm
  • $10 per person/ Under 3 is FREE
  • Farm Tour with up close animal encounters
  • Different Focus Program each day
  • Petting Zoo & Playground
  • 1 Bag of Zoo Food included with each admission
  • Horse Rides (>100 lbs) and Pony Rides (<100 lbs) for kids
  • Restrooms available
  • 20% Discount on optional farm lodging!  Please inquire.
  • NON-REFUNDABLE

The following 3 add-ons are also available below:

  1. Sloth Encounter: Takes place at 9:30am each day. Limited to just 4 persons each day with a minimum age requirement of 5.  Children under 13 must be accompanied by a participating adult. Participants will pet, feed and learn all about the slowest mammal on earth.
  2. Kangaroo Encounter:  Limited to 15 people each day with a minimum age requirement of 5.   Children under 13 must be accompanied by a participating adult.  Participants will be invited to hop inside our kangaroo enclosure to pet, feed and learn all about these amazing macropods.
  3. Zoo Food: additional bags for hand feeding of a variety of animals here on the farm both inside and outside the petting zoo.

LIABILITY WAIVER MUST BE SIGNED BY, OR ON BEHALF OF, ALL GUESTS LODGING WITH US AND/OR PARTICIPATING IN OUR EVENTS AND EXPERIENCES.

WARNING:  Under Tennessee law, there is no liability for an injury to or death of a participant, or damage to the property of a participant, in an agritourism activity conducted at this agritourism location or by this agritourism professional if such injury, death, or property damage results from the inherent risks of the agritourism activity.  Inherent risks of agritourism activities include, among others, risks of injury and damage inherent to land, equipment, and animals, as well as the potential for you to act in a negligent manner that may contribute to your injury or death or to the damaging of your own property. You are assuming the risk of participating in this agritourism activity.  ~Tenn. Code § 43-39-10

WARNING:  Under Tennessee Law, an equine professional is not liable for an injury to or the death of a participant in equine activities resulting from the inherent risks of equine activities, pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated, title 44, chapter 20.

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