Giant Easter Bunny Hunt
Apr
14
10:30 am10:30

Giant Easter Bunny Hunt

  • Arrowvale Campground

Join us at the farm for our annual Easter Bunny Hunt! Great for kids age 1 to 9. Hunt for Easter eggs in the garden and meet the Easter Bunny! Boots and raingear are a must and we will proceed rain or shine. Get a sneak peak at our brand new animal village!

We're Hiring!
Apr
2
Apr 30

We're Hiring!

Help Wanted

At Arrowvale campground

 

We are seeking full and part-time employees for the spring, summer and fall season. Work will consist mainly of front desk and phone for campground and cottages, food prep, some grounds keeping, housekeeping and attending to the petting farm.

Applicants MUST have:

  • Great communication skills

  • Foodsafe certification

  • Comfortable working with customers and guests

  • Serving it Right Certification

Preferred assets:

  • Basic computer skills

  • Experience in customer service

  • Experience with cash and tills

  • Housekeeping/ cleaning skills

  • Baking and cooking skills

  • Superhost course

  • Experience with local recreation ie, fishing and hiking.

  • Experience with farm and garden

  • Own vehicle

  • Excellent references

 

Employee needed as early as May 2017. Competitive wages offered. Apply in person to Arrowvale Campground. Call 250-723-7948 for appt.

 

Maple Syrup Festival
Feb
25
10:00 am10:00

Maple Syrup Festival

  • 5955 Hector Road Port Alberni, BC, V9Y 9E8 Canada

Join us out at Collins farm for our annual celebration of the majestic Western Big Leaf Maple! We will have maple syrup for sale collected and processed right here at Arrowvale. Maple treats for sampling and demos of how maple sap is collected and turned into delicious syrup. Maple baked beans will be our lunch special at the café!

Santa Comes to the Farm!
Dec
17
10:30 am10:30

Santa Comes to the Farm!

  • Arrowvale Campground

The Collins Family invites you to join us on the farm for some holiday fun and a visit with Santa! This event will be free of charge and you are welcome to bring your cameras for photos with Santa and the farm animals in our brand new farm display. We will have coffee and goodies in the newly renovated Arrowvale Café. Locally crafted gifts for sale. We encourage families to bring a food item or toy to donate to needy families this season.

Santa Comes to the Farm!
Dec
10
10:30 am10:30

Santa Comes to the Farm!

  • Arrowvale Campground

The Collins Family invites you to join us on the farm for some holiday fun and a visit with Santa! This event will be free of charge and you are welcome to bring your cameras for photos with Santa and the farm animals in our brand new farm display. We will have coffee and goodies in the newly renovated Arrowvale Café. Locally crafted gifts for sale. We encourage families to bring a food item or toy to donate to needy families this season.

CANCELLED! Pumpkin Patch Rained Out
Oct
30
10:00 am10:00

CANCELLED! Pumpkin Patch Rained Out

  • Arrowvale Campground and Collins Farm

Thanks to all of this October rain the Pumpkin Patch is closed for this year. We will open again next year and hopefully the weather will cooperate in 2017! Happy Halloween one and all! 

Oct
29
10:00 am10:00

CANCELLED! Pumpkin Patch Rained Out!

  • Arrowvale Campground and Collins Farm

Thanks to all of this October rain the Pumpkin Patch is closed for this year. We will open again next year and hopefully the weather will cooperate in 2017! Happy Halloween one and all! 

Pumpkin Patch Hayride
Oct
23
10:00 am10:00

Pumpkin Patch Hayride

  • Arrowvale Campground and Collins Farm

Join us at the farm for our annual Pumpkin Patch Hayrides! Ride tickets are $4.00/person. Pumpkins extra, for sale right in the patch. Round trip will take 30-45 minutes. In the event of extreme rain and wind Hayrides may be cancelled but walking tours will still be available. Rain or shine so don't forget to bring the right gear! Our pumpkins are grown right here at Arrowvale with no pesticides or herbicides. You can take pictures with our cute and cuddly goats while you visit! And as always there will be coffee, tea, festive goodies and  lunch available in the Café.

Pumpkin Patch Hayrides
Oct
22
10:00 am10:00

Pumpkin Patch Hayrides

  • Arrowvale Campground and Collins Farm

Join us at the farm for our annual Pumpkin Patch Hayrides! Ride tickets are $4.00/person. Pumpkins extra, for sale right in the patch. Round trip will take 30-45 minutes. In the event of extreme rain and wind Hayrides may be cancelled but walking tours will still be available. Rain or shine so don't forget to bring the right gear! Our pumpkins are grown right here at Arrowvale with no pesticides or herbicides. You can take pictures with our cute and cuddly goats while you visit! And as always there will be coffee, tea, festive goodies and  lunch available in the Café.

CANCELLED! Pumpkin Hayrides
Oct
15
10:00 am10:00

CANCELLED! Pumpkin Hayrides

  • Arrowvale Campground and Collins Farm

Due to extreme weather warnings we will not be running Pumpkin Patch Hay Rides on Saturday October 15th! Stay tuned to find out if we will be open Sunday.

Sorry folks!

Pumpkin Patch Hayrides
Oct
9
10:00 am10:00

Pumpkin Patch Hayrides

  • Arrowvale Campground and Collins Farm

Join us at the farm for our annual Pumpkin Patch Hayrides! Ride tickets are $4.00/person. Pumpkins extra, for sale right in the patch. Round trip will take 30-45 minutes. In the event of extreme rain and wind Hayrides may be cancelled but walking tours will still be available. Rain or shine so don't forget to bring the right gear! Our pumpkins are grown right here at Arrowvale with no pesticides or herbicides. You can take pictures with our cute and cuddly goats while you visit! And as always there will be coffee, tea, festive goodies and  lunch available in the Café.

Pumpkin Hayrides CANCELLED!! today only
Oct
8
10:00 am10:00

Pumpkin Hayrides CANCELLED!! today only

  • Arrowvale Campground and Collins Farm

Sorry folks! The heavy rains over night have made the farm extra muddy. No hayrides will be happening Saturday Oct 8th. We will be running again tomorrow. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Family Farm Day
Sep
18
11:00 am11:00

Family Farm Day

  • Collins Farm

Join us for Alberni Valley Family Farm Day! Tour Collins Farm on a tractor ride and pet some adorable baby goats! There are Canadian horses to meet and of course refreshments, lunch and goodies will be available at the Cafe. 

 

U-Pick Raspberries
Jun
21
Jul 15

U-Pick Raspberries

Our raspberries are grown naturally without the use pesticides, herbicides or chemical fertilizers. Register at the office and bring your own bucket to pick in to. $3.50 per pound or by pre-picked for $6.50/lbs. Patch opens daily at 8:30am and closes at 7:30pm. A bathing suit will come in handy if you'd like to go for a dip in the Somass River before you go. We recommend you call before you come out to find out about current patch conditions and closures.

Annual Maple Syrup Fest
Feb
20
10:00 am10:00

Annual Maple Syrup Fest

  • Arrowvale Campground

Join us out at the farm for a celebration of the magnificent Big Leaf Maple! See maple tapping demonstration, sap boiling and syrup tasting. Maple treats and syrup for sale. Light lunch available. All syrup collected and produced in the Alberni valley. Event is outdoors rain or shine. Admission is free for all ages!!!

Pumpkin Patch Hayrides
Oct
25
10:00 am10:00

Pumpkin Patch Hayrides

  • Arrowvale Campground and Collins Farm

Join us at the farm for our annual Pumpkin Patch Hayrides! Ride tickets are $3.50/person. Pumpkins extra, for sale right in the patch. Round trip will take 30-45 minutes. In the event of extreme rain and wind Hayrides may be cancelled but walking tours will still be available. Rain or shine so don't forget to bring the right gear! Our pumpkins are grown right here at Arrowvale with no pesticides or herbicides. You can take pictures with our cute and cuddly goats while you visit! And as always there will be coffee, tea, festive goodies and  lunch available in the Cafe. 

Pumpkin Patch Hayrides
Oct
24
10:00 am10:00

Pumpkin Patch Hayrides

  • Arrowvale Campground and Collins Farm

Join us at the farm for our annual Pumpkin Patch Hayrides! Ride tickets are $3.50/person. Pumpkins extra, for sale right in the patch. Round trip will take 30-45 minutes. In the event of extreme rain and wind Hayrides may be cancelled but walking tours will still be available. Rain or shine so don't forget to bring the right gear! Our pumpkins are grown right here at Arrowvale with no pesticides or herbicides. You can take pictures with our cute and cuddly goats while you visit! And as always there will be coffee, tea, festive goodies and  lunch available in the Cafe. 

Pumpkin Patch Hayrides
Oct
18
10:00 am10:00

Pumpkin Patch Hayrides

  • Arrowvale Campground and Collins Farm

Join us at the farm for our annual Pumpkin Patch Hayrides! Ride tickets are $3.50/person. Pumpkins extra, for sale right in the patch. Round trip will take 30-45 minutes. In the event of extreme rain and wind Hayrides may be cancelled but walking tours will still be available. Rain or shine so don't forget to bring the right gear! Our pumpkins are grown right here at Arrowvale with no pesticides or herbicides. You can take pictures with our cute and cuddly goats while you visit! And as always there will be coffee, tea, festive goodies and  lunch available in the Cafe. 

Pumpkin Patch Hayrides
Oct
17
10:00 am10:00

Pumpkin Patch Hayrides

  • Arrowvale Campground and Collins Farm

Join us at the farm for our annual Pumpkin Patch Hayrides! Ride tickets are $3.50/person. Pumpkins extra, for sale right in the patch. Round trip will take 30-45 minutes. In the event of extreme rain and wind Hayrides may be cancelled but walking tours will still be available. Rain or shine so don't forget to bring the right gear! Our pumpkins are grown right here at Arrowvale with no pesticides or herbicides. You can take pictures with our cute and cuddly goats while you visit! And as always there will be coffee, tea, festive goodies and  lunch available in the Cafe. 

Pumpkin Patch Hayrides
Oct
11
10:00 am10:00

Pumpkin Patch Hayrides

  • Arrowvale Campground and Collins Farm

Join us at the farm for our annual Pumpkin Patch Hayrides! Ride tickets are $3.50/person. Pumpkins extra, for sale right in the patch. Round trip will take 30-45 minutes. Rain or shine so don't forget to bring the right gear! In the event of extreme rain and wind Hayrides may be cancelled. Our pumpkins are grown right here at Arrowvale with no pesticides or herbicides. You can take pictures with our cute and cuddly goats while you visit! And as always there will be coffee, tea, festive goodies and  lunch available in the Cafe. 

Pumpkin Patch Hayrides - CANCELLED TODAY ONLY
Oct
10
10:00 am10:00

Pumpkin Patch Hayrides - CANCELLED TODAY ONLY

  • Arrowvale Campground and Collins Farm

Due to Extreme rain and gusting winds there will be no hayrides today. We will however have pumpkin patch walking tours! Our pumpkins are grown right here at Arrowvale with no pesticides or herbicides. You can take pictures with our cute and cuddly goats while you visit! And as always there will be coffee, tea, festive goodies and  lunch available in the Cafe. 

Family Farm Day
Sep
20
11:00 am11:00

Family Farm Day

  • Arrowvale Campground and Collins Farm

Join us for Alberni Valley Family Farm Day! Tour Collins Farm on a tractor ride and pet some adorable baby goats! There are Canadian horses to meet and of course refreshments, lunch and goodies will be available at the Cafe. 

2015 Ramp Camp
Aug
22
10:00 am10:00

2015 Ramp Camp

  • Arrowvale Campground

The Jamie Collins Legend & Legacy Fund presents group skateboarding lessons for kids age 5-13 with renown instructor Doug Hardy and friends.

Free admission. Skating on the new learning area and of course our classic, custom-built half-pipe ramps.

Adult must be present. Waivers required for all riders. Helmets mandatory.

To register call 250-723-7948 or email collinsfarm.arrowvale@gmail.com Hosted by Arrowvale Campground: camping extra, call early to reserve your site.

Celebrate Canadian Horses
Jul
1
10:00 am10:00

Celebrate Canadian Horses

  • Arrowvale Campground

Today only 10-1 join us at Arrowvale for Canadian Horse demos. 11:30-1 Horse rides on real Canadian horses (first come first serve limited time only $5). Somass river swimming and u-pick raspberries on site.