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Skeeter’s Maze Adventure

Come join Skeeter and his friends on your trip through the corn maze. Our theme this year is Musical Minions! Find your way through the 5.5 acre maze as you learn with Skeeter and his Minion friends. After you find your way out, spend time with your friends in our gaga ball pit, playing on the AirTop, climb on the fire truck, play corn hole, or one of other other fun games! Buy your pumpkins while you are here–only $2-$6 each!   There’s so much to do at Skeeter’s Maze Adventure! ADMISSION IS $5.00 PER PERSON, 2 and under are free! All proceeds benefit Camp LIGHT!

Creative Works Farm (off of 340N/Purple Cow Rd)
107 Creative Works Lane Waynesboro, VA 22980
540-471-1659

Skeeter’s Maze Adventure is also a great place to book a field trip, birthday party, or corporate event! Contact us for more info!

  • Dates/hours:  Open Saturdays 10-4 and Sundays 12-5 from Sept 24-Oct 30
  • All proceeds benefit Camp LIGHT, a summer camp for children with special needs diagnoses and at risk youth.

Have your next birthday party or youth group event at Skeeter’s Maze Adventure! Pay the regular entry fee for each guest ($5.00 per person, 2 and under are free), with the option to reserve the tent area for your celebration at an additional charge. Have fun finding your way through the maze, then get together for corn hole, human foosball, gaga ball, the airtop, and more! Call Kelly at (540)471-1659 or email kelly@creativeworksfarm.org for more details.

This season, we are offering two field trips: Skeeter’s Maze Adventure and Skeeter’s Nature Explorer. Both trips are recommended for grades K-5, with the educational curriculum being adaptable to different grade levels, as well as adaptable for middle and high school. Trips are $5.00 per child, with no cost for chaperones and teachers. We also have a gaga ball pit, human foosball, and other activities onsite if requested (at no additional charge) that can be added into the agenda if time allows.

Skeeter’s Maze Adventure:

  • Use educational clues to find your way through our corn maze. Maze is 5.5 acres, but can be adapted for smaller trips through. Clues can vary based on educational needs, but will be geared around agricultural education. Program can also be adapted to class specific needs. The maze will also teach map skills and oral language skills as the students communicate and collaborate to find their way out of the maze.
  • After the maze, visit more educational areas to learn about the life cycle of corn and pumpkins, and the life of squirrels (Skeeter the squirrel is on our logo), plus reduce/reuse/recycle.
  • Each student will get to take home a mini pumpkin
  • Reading of Spookley the Square Pumpkin available for younger students.
  • Recommended chaperones: 1 for every 5 students.
  • Recommended group size: no more than 2 classes at one time (up to 50 students)
  • Field trip available after Sept. 14th and through Oct 30th, Mon-Fri from 9am-1pm. Estimated time: 1.5-2 hrs.
  • Uncovered picnic table area available if needed

Skeeter’s Nature Explorer:

  • Take a hike through the woods to a small spring-fed pond. On the way, observe nature, look for specific items (list will be varied based on age level. K-2 may look for items like “leaf”, “bird”, “y shaped stick”, etc… while 3-5 graders may identify types of leaves (oak, maple, etc). Once to the pond, each student will get a chance to try catch dragonflies or butterflies with a net, and observe fish and other critters that may be there. (around a mile total trip)
  • Educational areas: learn about animals in nature, life processes, observation and investigation, and reduce/reuse/recycle.
    • Animals in nature: identify footprints, learn about their habitats, and more.
    • Life processes: learn about living things vs non-living, plant anatomy, ecosystems (based on grade level), and plant and animal adaptations in nature
    • Observation and investigation: use scientific investigation, reasoning and logic while observing items found in nature. Items can be studied, grouped, measured, etc., based on grade level.
  • Recommended group size: 2 classes (up to 50 students). One class will begin with the nature hike, and the other with the educational piece, then switch up.
  • Recommended number of chaperones: 1 for every 4 students (since trip is to pond).
  • Accommodations available for students with mobility needs upon request.
  • Field trip available Sept 8th through October 30th from 9am until 1pm. Estimated time: 2 hours (1 hr per segment).
  • Uncovered picnic table area available if needed.

Looking for a unique setting for your next team meeting? Skeeter’s Maze Adventure is just the place! Let us create a scavenger hunt experience for you that is tailored to your business! Teams will work together to find their way out of them maze. Great for communication and teamwork! After the maze, get them together for gaga ball, human foosball, and the airtop. Both human foosball and the airtop require the team to work together to be successful, and gaga ball is a game of strategy! Use the outdoor tent area for the business presentation part of the meeting if needed. Meeting times can be booked Monday through Friday between 9am and 5pm. Contact Kelly at (540)471-1659 or kelly@creativeworksfarm.org for more information.

All field trips include:

  • Skeeter’s Maze Adventure: Take a trip through the corn maze where you will search for stations with questions to answer.  Help develop teamwork and communication skills, decision making skills, understanding directions, and more as you navigate through the maze.
  • All about corn: learn about the different parts of a corn stalk and ear of corn, and find out what kinds of products are made from corn. (k.1, k.7, k.9, k.10, k.11, 1.1, 1.4, 1.5, 1.8, 2.1, 2.4, 2.8, 3.8, 4.4, 4.9)

Plus, choice of one of the following:

  • Pumpkin investigation: learn about pumpkins, inside and out.  Dig inside the slimy parts, measure, count, and estimate as you investigate. (k.1, k.2, k.3, k.4, k.8, k.13, 1.1, 1.2, 1.9, 1.10, 1.14, 2.1, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6)
  • Animal adaptations: learn about how animals prepare for the upcoming winter, and about migrate/adapt/hibernate/dormant traits of different animals. (2.4, 2.5, 2.7, 3.4, 3.8, 4.1, 4.5)

Students should be pre-grouped 4-6 students with a chaperone to work together in corn maze and on hands-on activities.