Blue Hills Ski Area

Visit the highest land on the Atlantic Coast from Boston to the Florida Keys! Students and scouts can speed down 60-acres of trails with a vertical drop of 309-feet at the Blue Hills Ski Area. To start, groups may take a 75-minute lesson to get the basics down before hopping on a lift to get to the top of the mountain. To enrich the visit, why not discuss the historical and scientific significance of the mountain? Because of the height of the mountain, it was used as a military look out during the Revolutionary War, and today there is a meteorological observatory built in 1885 that is still used today. 
Contact Info:
Address: 4001 Washington Street, Canton, MA 02021. Norfolk County. Tel: 781-828-5070. Web: Email: Hrs: Mon.-Wed. 1-9PM, Thu.-Sun. 9AM-9PM. 
Trip Info:
Grade Level: 3rd-College. Activity Type: Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-3 hours. Cost: Fee. 
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