Pennsylvania

Blue Mountain Resort

 
Are you ready for Adventure? Then it’s time to check out Blue Mountain Resort in Eastern Pennsylvania. Known mainly as a premier ski and snowboard destination and the only snowtubing park in the state with family sized tubes, Blue Mountain continues to add “green season” amenities that rival its winter business. Blue Mountain is home to 164 acres of skiable terrain and boasts the highest vertical drop in the state at 1,082 feet. In addition to the 39 ski trails, 16 lifts and 39 tubing lanes, Blue Mountain maintains a full service mountain top restaurant, 21 lift access bike trails, three disc golf courses, four high ropes courses, and three outdoor laser tag fields. So Zip & Climb through the trees in the Summit Aerial Park or have a blast playing outdoor laser tag, great fun activities for your group.
 
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Contact Info
Address: 1660 Blue Mountain Drive, Palmerton, PA 18071. Carbon County.
Tel: 610-826-7700.
Hrs: Vary by season.
 
SCHOOL
Students can feel the thrills at Blue Mountain Resort all school year with winter sports and outdoor adventures. Lessons are available for skiing and snowboarding. 4th and 5th grade students can use their Ski PA Snowpass at Blue Mountain Resort. Try a Science of Sliding Fieldtrip where the classroom is in our snowtubing park demonstrating a lesson in physics and fun. Come spring, students can enjoy teambuilding activities on the Summit Aerial Park’s high ropes course and zip lines, battle each other in Outdoor Laser Tag or Action Archery, and more.
 
Contact Info
Name: Susan Filchner.
Phone: 610-826-7700.
 
Supports Classroom Learning In: Physical Education.
Topics Covered: cooperation, leadership, teamwork, trust.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: Min. 15 for group rates.
Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies.
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: Depends on the activity.
Registration: Phone, Email.
Food Options: Restaurant & catered.
Cost: Fee.
 
 
SCOUTS
Scout groups can work on Snow Sports badges at Blue Mountain Resort. The Explorers Lesson Program allows scouts ages 4-12 to learn how to balance with slacklines, boards, and other items before hitting the slopes. The program includes an All-Mountain lift ticket. 
 
Contact Info
Name: Susan Filchner.
Phone: 610-826-7700.
 
Supports Scout Badges In: Physical Education.
Topics Covered: cooperation, leadership, teamwork, trust.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: PreK-6th.
Group Size: Min. 15 for group rates.
Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-3 hours.
Recomm. Ratio of Scouts to Staff: Depends on the activity.
Registration: Phone, Email.
Cost: Fee.
 
 
HOMESCHOOL
Homeschool groups can experience adventure at Blue Mountain Resort all school year with winter sports and outdoor activities. Lessons are available for skiing and snowboarding. Homeschoolers in grades 4th and 5th grade can use their Ski PA Snowpass at Blue Mountain Ski Resort. When spring rolls around, enjoy team building on the Summit Aerial Park’s zip lines and high ropes course, and battle it out in Outdoor Laser Tag and Action Archery.
 
Contact Info
Name: Susan Filchner.
Phone: 610-826-7700.
 
Supports Classroom Learning In: Physical Education.
Topics Covered: cooperation, leadership, teamwork, trust.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: Min. 15 for group rates.
Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies.
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: Depends on the activity.
Registration: Phone, Email.
Cost: Fee.

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