Belgenny Farm | Camden

Belgenny Farm | Camden

Considered the birthplace of Australian agriculture, Belgenny Farm in south-west Sydney at Camden, is part of the original land granted to agricultural pioneers John and Elizabeth Macarthur in 1805.

Curriculum-based farm excursions are delivered by the NSW Department of Primary Industries School programs team, and A Smart Farmer: mobile dairy classroom in the wide, open spaces of the 1600-hectare farm.


Farm Visit Information

  • Region: Southwest Sydney
  • Industry: Mixed livestock and some crops
  • Price: Students: $16.50 per student, Supervising teachers and teacher aides FREE, Additional parents: $16.50 per person. Please note Kids to Farms funding does not cover entry fees to DPI sites
  • Group size: Preferred number of students: 60 – 80. Maximum: 100 students. Groups of fewer than 20 students pay a flat minimum group fee. Small schools and home school groups are welcome and can either choose to visit with another small school or book a day of their own.
  • Visiting times: School programs run from 10:00AM – 2:00pm
  • Farm activities: Excursion programs align to NSW syllabus for Kindergarten to Year 12 including outcomes for Agriculture, Food Technology, Geography, History, Science, Technology and Technology Mandatory. Customised programs are also available: Primary and High School excursion details  
  • Amenities: Bus access, toilets, signposted, wheelchair access, meets safety requirements


Student Safety

  • Risk assessment is available here

  • Belgenny Farm has public liability insurance

  • All staff at Belgenny Farm have Working with Children Checks

BOOK YOUR VISIT

Contact Information:


Location

100 Elizabeth Macarthur Ave, Camden South, NSW 2570,