Canterbury Farm

Canterbury Farm was built in 1780 and has been a tree farm for 70 years, with 160-acres of a variety of trees, landscape plants, blueberry bushes, a vegetable garden, and wild flowers. In the winter, students and scouts can rent ski equipment and traverse 22 kilometers of groomed and tracked trails through beautiful brooks, beaver ponds, stone walls, lakes, fields, and mountains. Lessons are available too! Other winter activities include outdoor ice skating and snow shoe trails. In the fall and spring, take advantage of hiking trails or biking through the gardens.
 
Contact Info
Address: 1986 Fred Snow Road, Becket, MA 01223. Berkshire County. Tel: 413-623-0100. Website: www.canterbury-farms.com. Hrs: See website.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: 5th-College. Activity Type: Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 3 hours. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Physical Education.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Physical Education.  
 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Skiing Lesson Plan

5000 years ago, skiing was a mode of transportation for people living in snow covered areas. Today, however, skiing is widely popular as a recreational sport, with variations including slalom and cross-country. Students learn about the different types of skiing and how science plays an integral role in how skiing is done.... Continue