Tours

Animal Safety Rules

  • Be calm and walk quietly when around the animals.
  • No running! 
  • Wash hands with soap and water after leaving the barn. 
  • Avoid hand-mouth activity near animals: no eating, drinking, pacifiers, smoking, etc.
Remember that with simple precautions, a farm visit is an enjoyable, meaningful and safe experience for young and old.
Tours are hands-on experiences primarily for elementary students. Other special tours can be arranged, such as tours for special needs children and seniors. The 18th Century living history experiences can be combined with the activities below or brought to your school.

Woosley Farm is a private residence owned and operated by Wayne, Riely and J'nie Woosley.
 
Schedule a Trip: Tour Request Form Check our calendar for available dates.
 
School Tours
Group Size
Our space is limited so tours with more than 40 children may have to be split between days. However, we have given tours of 80 children per day for select tours. Fewer children in a group allows more time with animals and more individual attention from us. We stop farming activities when tours are requested so we need 2-3 days' notice to put away equipment and prepare for your visit.
 
A suggested group size of 40 students allows us to work together with the presentation, providing a more relaxed and informative time for you at the farm. For groups of 41-80, everything is still covered in the same period of time, but the group is split in half or a third. 

No daily group totals may exceed 90 individuals without the express permission of Woosley Farm. 
 
Presentations can be in 18th century period dress if desired. Living history tour components can be substituted in this tour.
See a detailed 4th and 5th grade tour breakdown for additional information about how we incorporate the North Carolina Standard Course of Study.
 
Farm to Community Programs
This is our newest program designed to accommodate groups of young children that would like a farm experience and may not be able to visit Woosley Farm.
Our living history tours are adapted to the needs and desires of your group. Presentations can be in period dress and can be brought to you or presented as part of a tour on Woosley Farm.
 Jelly Bean & Friends
Jelly Bean the sheep from the book Jelly Bean Finds Her Special Place brings herself and a few friends over to pet, feed and talk about. We share her book and have copies available to purchase.
Other Programs and Demonstrations
Garden Tours - available as a custom tour only.

Pricing

Farm tours both on the farm and our farm to community programs have a base price (see below). We offer all Title 1 Schools a 30% discount. Other discounts are discussed on a case by case basis. Please contact us for more information on discounted tours.

  Farm Tours

 including Custom Tours

 Farm to Community Programs
&
Jelly Bean & Friends Program

 Base Price* $175 (25 people) $150 (1st hour up to 100 people)
  $7.00 per person above 25 $75 each additional hour

A refundable deposit of $50 is required for all groups except NC public school system to hold your date. This deposit is refundable up to 7-days before your tour date. The remainder of your tour cost is required before the tour starts on the day of the tour.

*taxes not included

Additional Information

  • Picnics table are available at the farmhouse.
  • Special programming available upon request. A small additional charge may be necessary for individual items that visitors take home, such as vegetables and craft items.
  • Due to summer heat Woosley Farm does not provide animal programs during July and August.
  • Arrange a tour of Woosley Farm online by completing a simple one-page form. Schedule a Trip
  • For additional information or custom tours, contact Woosley Farm at info@woosleyfarm.com.
All minors must be accompanied by an adult.