Fun Field Trips for Saratoga, Albany & Capital District Regions

Planning for upcoming Saratoga Springs events, school trips, field trips or outings just got easier and more fun! At Ellms Family Farm, we look forward to being a part of your school program this fall. Students of all ages enjoy the fun and educational benefits of a trip to our scenic outdoor environment, from the fun of our Jumping Pillow to the challenge of barnyard mazes and corn mazes. We are conveniently located in the Capital District area just off I87 and the NY State Thruway. Our Saratoga County farm is open for field trips on weekdays, Tuesday through Friday, throughout the fall season. Teachers and parents enjoy bringing their children on an outing to Ellms Farm!

Ellms Farm Orientation Video

A scheduled school trip to the farm includes the following for your students:

  • Open for groups starting Thursday, September 26 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.
  • Open Tuesday-Friday through October 25 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.
  • $9.00 per student
  • Teacher free
  • $6.00 per additional adult
  • Contact BOCES to see if your trip is aidable.
  • Self-guided groups (1 adult/6 students for maze groups suggested)

Read About Past School Field Trip Experiences


  • 5 acre Corn Maze for Grades 1 and older (1 adult/6 students in maze groups)
  • Kiddie Corn Paths for pre-school and kindergarten
  • Expanded play area
  • Educational “Chicken Show”
  • Cup of cider and homemade donut
  • Narrated hayride
  • Children pick a small pumpkin to take home
  • Jumping pillows
  • MooMooChooChoo rides optional for an additional cost of $1 per rider (reserve before trip date)
  • Zip Lines (New for 2019)
  • Low Ropes Challenge Course (New for 2019)
  • Slide Mountain (New for 2019)


Have questions about hosting a field trip at our farm in Saratoga? Contact Ashley at or 585-230-6824.

Reserve your “FIELD” trip to our Saratoga County farm today!

Capital District Team Building & Group Events

Ellms Farm is a wonderful outdoor venue for planning your group events in Saratoga, Albany, or the Capital District! Our popular Saratoga County farm and farm market has experience hosting all types of groups, large or small! Discover outings that offer fun, education, and provide a unique get-away location for your group.

Groups that have enjoyed our farm:

  • Girl Scouts
  • Boy Scouts
  • Church groups
  • Sports teams
  • Corporate groups
  • Home School groups

Group Events near Saratoga Springs, NY

Our convenient Saratoga County location is just a short distance from I87 and the NYS Thruway. Our Saratoga farm market offers fresh cider and delicious apple cider donuts, pumpkin patches, fall decorations, a Christmas tree farm, and all the sights, smells, and fresh air that make Upstate NY the Autumn place to be! For Saratoga, Albany, and the Capital District, group events have never been so much fun!

Call Garth Ellms at (518) 339-6333 today for more information on Capital District team building activities for groups, organizations, or corporations at Ellms Family Farm. We look forward to hosting your Saratoga, Albany, or Capital District group or company outing at Ellms Farm!