Pioneer Farms’ specialty programs allow students to explore the past as they discover the future. Our 90-plus acre living history park is a one-of-a-kind outdoor classroom. We can accommodate school groups from Pre-K through high school, as well as, homeschool and college. All programs support Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) standards.
We offer history and nature programming Monday through Friday. See our School Programs Catalog to browse programs and reserve your spot with a $50 deposit. Title 1 schools qualify for a discount of $1 per student. Title 1 status must be declared at time of registration.
Questions? Contact us at Programs@PioneerFarms.org or call 512-837-1215.
WORKSHOPS & CLASSES
You've admired the authentic hand-woven textiles in Sprinkle Corner and the clanking of anvils at our blacksmith forges, now it's your turn to create a masterpiece!
Work alongside master craftspeople and acquire a unique skill of your own. Reservations required.
View the Classes portion of our Programs Catalog for a full schedule of all our workshops, lecture and classes.
Sign up online to reserve your spot today!
HOME SCHOOL PROGRAMS
Pioneer Farms has something for home-schooled students of all ages. Explore Texas’ past through our historic programming for your entire family. Our programs cover a variety of Texas academic standards and enhance learning for home-educated students.
We offer a special day for home-school families each fall and spring. Pioneer Farms also offers volunteering opportunities for home school families.
Purchase an annual pass to Pioneer Farms and experience history all year long!
Pioneer Farms offers a variety of programs for Cub, Boy and Girl Scouts, and Brownies and Daisies, including campouts on our historic grounds.
For Cub Scouts, we offer Activities Badge classes from 1-5 on Sundays by reservation. Classes are available in Geology, Geography, Collecting, Heritages, Weather, Wildlife Conservation and Map & Compass. Price is $15 per Scout per afternoon. Accompanying adults are $5 each. Several belt loops usually can be accomplished in one afternoon.
We also offer for Cub Scouts the Texas Badge. Price is $15 per Scout per afternoon. Accompanying adults are $5 each. The Texas Badge course takes one afternoon to complete.
For Brownies, Daisies and Girl Scouts, we offer specialty electives classes from 1-5 on Sundays by reservation. Call 837-1215 for details. We can tailor a class for your needs. Price is $15 per Scout per afternoon. Accompanying adults are $5 each.
For Webelos and Boy Scouts, we offer skills courses and outdoor electives classes by reservation. Call 512.837.1215 for details. We can tailor a class for your needs. Price is $15 per Scout per afternoon. Accompanying adults are $5 each.
Campouts can be arranged at one of several camping sites on out secure, fenced property. Restrooms and cooking areas are provided. Dates are by reservation only. Call 512-837-1215 for details and to book a date. Price is $10 per participant per night, Scout or adult, with a $100 minimum per group.
Pioneer Farms also welcomes Eagle Scout projects, from helping restore historic sites to raising an 1850s log building to building nature trails. Ask for a list of available projects at Info@PioneerFarms.org.
View the Scouting Programs section of our Programs Catalog for a full schedule of all our workshops, lecture and classes.