Crab Apple Whitewater

 
Family operated since 1983, Crab Apple Whitewater is the largest whitewater outfitter in New England. Full and half-day trips range from Mild to Wild on the Deerfield River in the Berkshire Mountains of western Massachusetts, the West River in southern Vermont, and the Kennebec River in central Maine. Friendly, knowledgeable staff and guides guaranteed. All rafts and inflatable kayaks are state-of-the-art self bailing rafts. Personal equipment is clean, comfortable and continuously updated. Overnights available with camping or indoor lodging and group meals.
 
Three Locations
Massachusetts: 2056 Mohawk Trail, Charlemont, MA 01339
Maine: 3 Lake Moxie Rd., The Forks, ME 04985
Vermont: Mount Snow Sundance Lodge, Pisgah Road, West Dover, VT 05356
 
Contact Info
Address:
Tel: 800-553-7238.
Hrs: By appointment.
 
SCHOOL
Crab Apple Whitewater’s field trips emphasize teamwork, safety, and FUN. Students will learn about river systems, hydroelectricity, plants, and wildlife during their trip. Students of different experience levels can be spilt up into separate groups for your field trip. Special pricing for school and college groups available. Costs may vary.
 
Contact Info
Name: Frank Mooney.
Phone: 800-553-7238.
 
Supports Classroom Learning In:
Topics Covered: hydroelectricity, nature, river science, teambuilding.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: K-College.
Group Size: Flexible.
Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 3 hours-2 days.
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: 7:1.
Registration: Phone
Food Options: Menus adjusted to meet all dietary needs.
Cost: Fee.
 
 
SCOUTS
Boy and Girl Scouts can raft or kayak at family owned and operated Crab Apple Whitewater. Full and half-day trips available. Troops with wide range of ages and experience levels can divide into separate groups and choose two different levels of rapids on same day. Boy Scout Whitewater Merit Badge offered - 1/2 day instruction and 8 mile trip included. All inclusive Group pricing for scouts.
 
Contact Info
Name: Frank Mooney.
Phone: 800-553-7238.
 
Supports Scout Badges In: Physical Education.
Topics Covered: canoeing, kayaking, rafting.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: K-College.
Group Size: Flexible.
Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 3 hours-2 days.
Recomm. Ratio of Scouts to Staff: 6:1.
Registration: Online, Phone.
Food Options: Menus adjusted to meet all dietary needs.
Cost: Fee.
 
 
HOMESCHOOL
Whitewater Rafting and Kayaking trips at family owned and operated Crab Apple Whitewater emphasize teamwork, safety, and FUN. Homeschool groups will learn about wildlife, river systems, plants, and hydroelectricity during their trip. All inclusive group pricing available. All inclusive Group pricing for scouts.
 
Contact Info
Name: Frank Mooney.
Phone: 800-553-7238.
 
Supports Classroom Learning In: Physical Education.
Topics Covered: hydroelectricity, nature, river science, teambuilding.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: K-College.
Group Size: Flexible.
Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 3 hours-2 days.
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: 7:1.
Registration: Phone, Online.
Food Options: Menus adjusted to meet all dietary needs.
Cost: Fee.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Kayaking & Rafting Lesson Plan

Next time you take a rafting trip, think about the physics involved: learn about how things float, the force and torque from the water and paddle, and the logistics of crossing running water. Most guides can also give you interesting facts about the river in which you are rafting.... Continue