School Year Classes

Nearly 5,500 elementary students (K-5th grade) participate in the Farm’s environmental education program each school year. Volunteer teaching docents lead small groups of students through the farm and garden, the surrounding wilderness preserve, and a replica Ohlone Village.

Classes Offered:

  • Farm and Garden (K) 
  • Fleece and Milk (1st grade)
  • Life Science Hike (2nd grade and up)
  • Ohlone Habitat (3rd grade) 
  • Ohlone Village (4th grade and older). 

View Class Descriptions for more information. Free busing and tuition may be available to qualifying schools.

For scheduled classes, please review the 2017-18 Deer Hollow Farm Teacher's Packet.


Thank you for your interest in attending the Deer Hollow Farm environmental education school year program.  A lottery system will be used during the registration process, your Registration Form will act as your lottery ticket and must be returned to the Mountain View Senior Center by Thursday, September 7 at 5:00 pm. Registrations received after 5:00 p.m. on September 7, 2017 will be placed on a waitlist. Please take a moment to review the Registration Form, Frequently Asked Questions, and School Year Calendar

A Registration Form must be completed for each trip to Deer Hollow Farm.  A maximum of 70 students are allowed per visit. If you are planning to register more than 70 students please complete an additional form.

Forms can be sent by mail, drop off, fax, or email to:

Mail or drop off:
Mountain View Senior Center
Attn: Deer Hollow Farm
266 Escuela Avenue
Mountain View, CA 94039

Fax: (650) 965-4559


For additional questions please contact Deer Hollow Farm at (650) 903-6430 or email