A Mountain Classroom

Take students and scouts on an educational adventure they will never forget!  A Mountain Classroom uses spectacular outdoor settings and experiential methods to engage program participants in learning. Offering two basic curricular strands Ecology and Earth Science and Leadership Development and Teambuilding, one to five day programs are based out of AMC locations in New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, New York and New Jersey.  Activities are done predominantly in the outdoors and create memorable, fun learning that builds community and increases participants appreciation for the natural world. AMC can provide outdoor gear and clothing to make the experience accessible.
 
Contact Info
Address: c/o Appalachian Mountain Club, 361 Route 16, Gorham, NH 03581. Tel: 603-278-3812. Website: www.outdoors.org. Email: amcgroups@outdoors.org. Hrs: By reservation.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: 5th-12th. Activity Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Activities, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 4 days. Cost: Fee. 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies, Physical Education.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Science, Life Skills.  

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.... Continue