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

Giant Easter Bunny Hunt

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!

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We're Hiring!
Apr
2
to 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.

 

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Maple Syrup Festival
Feb
25
10:00am10:00am

Maple Syrup Festival

  • 5955 Hector Road Port Alberni, BC, V9Y 9E8 Canada (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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!

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

Santa Comes to the Farm!

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.

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

Santa Comes to the Farm!

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.

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Pumpkin Patch Hayride
Oct
23
10:00am10:00am

Pumpkin Patch Hayride

  • Arrowvale Campground and Collins Farm (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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.

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Pumpkin Patch Hayrides
Oct
22
10:00am10:00am

Pumpkin Patch Hayrides

  • Arrowvale Campground and Collins Farm (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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.

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Pumpkin Patch Hayrides
Oct
9
10:00am10:00am

Pumpkin Patch Hayrides

  • Arrowvale Campground and Collins Farm (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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.

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Family Farm Day
Sep
18
11:00am11:00am

Family Farm Day

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. 

 

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U-Pick Raspberries
Jun
21
to 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.

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

Annual Maple Syrup Fest

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!!!

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Pumpkin Patch Hayrides
Oct
25
10:00am10:00am

Pumpkin Patch Hayrides

  • Arrowvale Campground and Collins Farm (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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. 

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Pumpkin Patch Hayrides
Oct
24
10:00am10:00am

Pumpkin Patch Hayrides

  • Arrowvale Campground and Collins Farm (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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. 

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Pumpkin Patch Hayrides
Oct
18
10:00am10:00am

Pumpkin Patch Hayrides

  • Arrowvale Campground and Collins Farm (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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. 

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Pumpkin Patch Hayrides
Oct
17
10:00am10:00am

Pumpkin Patch Hayrides

  • Arrowvale Campground and Collins Farm (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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. 

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Pumpkin Patch Hayrides
Oct
11
10:00am10:00am

Pumpkin Patch Hayrides

  • Arrowvale Campground and Collins Farm (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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. 

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

Pumpkin Patch Hayrides - CANCELLED TODAY ONLY

  • Arrowvale Campground and Collins Farm (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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. 

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Family Farm Day
Sep
20
11:00am11:00am

Family Farm Day

  • Arrowvale Campground and Collins Farm (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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. 

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2015 Ramp Camp
Aug
22
10:00am10:00am

2015 Ramp Camp

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.

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