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Welcome to our 2021 Education Programs! Although our options may look a bit different this season, we are dedicated to offering educational programs for kids and families. Through smaller groups and a “pod” system, we are looking forward to showing the same terrific behind-the-scenes education as in the past. Please see our “Important Notice” below for this year’s precautions and safety guidelines to keeping everyone safe and comfortable during your time with us.


Please do not attend if you or any of your students have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19 or COVID symptoms, or if you have experienced any of the following symptoms in the last 10 days:

    • Fever, Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills
    • Sore throat
    • Headache
    • Recent loss of sense of taste or smell
    • Muscle aches
    • Cough
  • Cloth masks or face coverings must be worn over the nose and mouth at all times.
  • All attendees are required to pass a screening prior to entry.
  • Hand sanitizer stations will be available throughout the property.
  • If you or any of your students begin to feel unwell during your program, please let your guide know immediately.
  • Groups will be comprised of one guide per class in a “pod”.
  • Pods will stay together and will not interact with staff and guests from other pods.

Pre-K - 3rd Grade

School Field Trips

Cost: $14 per student

  • Available March 16 – May 6, 2021
  • Offered Tuesday – Thursday
  • 9:00am – 11:00am
  • Presentation Includes:
    • Planting a Sunflower
    • Composting with worms & recycling
    • Art Project
    • Music
    • Good Bugs or Bad Bugs? You Decide.
    • Sweet Pea Maze

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Pre-K - 3rd Grade

Educational Program

  • Available March 16 – May 6, 2021
  • Offered Tuesday – Thursday
  • 9:00am – 11:00am or 3:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Presentation Includes:
    • Planting a Sunflower
    • Composting with worms & recycling
    • Art Project
    • Music
    • Good Bugs or Bad Bugs? You Decide.
    • Sweet Pea Maze

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Composting Program

Our composting program teaches students the principles of recycling, using worms as the “world’s greatest recycler.” Each composting session is taught by a Master Composter. Worms are a fun way for kids to learn about recycling and become more aware of the environment.

Art Program

Students will create a special “hands-on” art project to take home.

Music Program

Students will enjoy singing songs like “Dirt Made my Lunch” and “Bees Have Power” that both teach and entertain.

Sweat Pea Maze

Find the solution to this one-of-a-kind living maze of fragrant and colorful “old fashioned” sweet pea blossoms!

Activity Sheets

The Flower Fields is committed to providing children with quality education and we are pleased to introduce the following educational activity sheets. Feel free to download and print any of the sheets in the categories below for students.

In addition, care instructions for the ranunculus or sunflower can be printed and given to students to assist them with growing their own plant.

Preschool & Kindergarten Activity Sheet

Download PDF

1st & 2nd Grade Activity Sheet

Download PDF

Composting Activity Sheet

Download PDF

Investigative Program Activity Sheets

Download PDF

Ranunculus Sunflower Care Instructions

Download PDF

Plant Poetry

Download PDF

After Program Activities

Picnic Area

Bring lunches in a large box labeled with school name, and students can enjoy their lunch in our picnic area.

Sweet Pea Maze

Once The Flower Fields presentation is complete, students are invited to walk through the pathways of the sweet pea maze!

Santa’s Playground

Students are welcome to play in Santa’s Playground. It’s the home of whimsical playhouses and gigantic mushrooms once part of Santa’s Village in Lake Arrowhead years ago.

Admission for Teachers & Chaperones

Groups Arriving by Bus

1 teacher – Free
2 chaperones – Free
(per class of 25 students)

Groups Arriving by Car

1 teacher – Free
1 parent driver – Free
(per 3 students)

A max of 7 chaperones (per class of 25) will be permitted with each class coming by carpool.
A max of 2 chaperones (per class of 25) will be permitted with each class coming by bus.
A maximum of 2 additional chaperones per class must be approved in advance by The Flower Fields.

Additional Chaperones & Siblings


$20 each


$10 each

NOTE: Additional siblings are $20 but will NOT be included in the on-site Growing Program activities.

Program Sign-Up




On-Site Growing Program ($14 per student)

Classroom Presentation
$7 per student

Classroom Presentation & Field Trip
$14 per student

On-Site Growing Program
$14 per student

Investigative Program
$14 per student

Arriving by*

Arrival Time*
9:00 9:30

Payment Information

Payment must be made two weeks prior to educational program for classrooms. No cash for classrooms will be accepted onsite. Only additional parents ($19) and children 3 – 10 years old ($10) can pay on-site. Season passes, online tickets and discount coupons are not accepted.

Please make checks payable to:
CB Ranch Enterprises
Dba The Flower Fields
7220 Avenida Encinas, Suite 204
Carlsbad, CA 92011
ATTN: Joni Miringoff
Phone: (760) 930-9123 X118
Fax: (760) 431-9020

Financial Assistance through The Flower Fields Foundation

Financial assistance is available for schools that are 50% or more enrolled in the Free or Reduced Lunch Program.

The Flower Fields Educational Program meets some of the Academic Content Standards for the State of California.
Call (760) 930-9123 X118

Please arrive on time and allow at least three hours at The Flower Fields (this does not include time for a picnic).


Online Advanced Reservations Required

Our weekend tickets are anticipated to sell out. We strongly recommend purchasing tickets in advance - or plan your visit during weekdays!