Zoar Outdoor

 
Zoar Outdoor is New England's Outdoor Adventure Resort and river trip outfitter, offering whitewater rafting, canoeing, kayaking, zip line canopy tours, and rock climbing for students, scout, and homeschool groups on the Deerfield River in the Berkshires in western Massachusetts Our friendly professional staff, comfortable base camp with onsite camping and lodging and top-notch equipment ensures a memorable outdoor adventure for youth groups.
 
 
Contact Info
Address: 7 Main Street, Charlemont, MA 01339. Franklin County. 
 
Tel: 800-532-7483.
 
 
 
Hrs: 9AM-5PM.
 
SCHOOLS
From half-day to weeklong whitewater kayak clinics, we can match your schedule and your students' desire for adventure. Our 3-hour long, exciting, and challenging zip line canopy tours lead students on an aerial trek through the woods by means of zip lines, sky bridges, and rappels high in the trees of the northern Berkshires. Learn more about group rates
 
Contact Info
Contact: Bruce Lessels.  
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: K-12th.
 
Group Size: 11 or more students to qualify for group rates.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities Self-Guided Activities.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-5 days.
 
Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Physical Education.
 
SCOUTS
Scout groups can work on Canoeing, Kayaking, Whitewater, and Climbing badges at Zoar Outdoor. Instruction programs will teach scouts paddling skills such as eddy turns and peel outs on Class I and II rivers as well as proper climbing techniques. Custom instruction clinics are available. Learn more about instruction programs.
 
Contact Info
Contact: Bruce Lessels.  
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: K-12th.
 
Group Size: 4-12 scouts.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities Self-Guided Activities.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-5 days.
 
Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Physical Education.
 
HOMESCHOOL 
Homeschool groups can quench their desire for adventure with half-day to weeklong trips at Zoar Outdoor. Activities include whitewater kayak clinics and challenging zip line canopy tours that will take them on an aerial trek through the woods via zip lines, sky bridges, and rappels high in the trees of the northern Berkshires. Learn more about group rates
 
Contact Info
Contact: Bruce Lessels.  
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: K-12th.
 
Group Size: 11 or more homeschoolers to qualify for group rates.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities Self-Guided Activities.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-5 days.
 
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