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Looking for a field trip option for your home school group?  Come to the outdoor classroom at Refreshing Mountain! Our Home School Days provide a variety of outdoor adventures and activities designed to provide fun and educational experiences for your students.

Upcoming Fall 2017 Homeschool Day-

Date(s): October 16 and 23, 2017

Cost: $20 per student or $60 family cap.  Payment is due at time of registration.  See FAQ’s for details on cancellation.

Registration: Register online using the Register Now button below.  Space is limited to 20 students per age group.  Waiting list is available.

Sleepover the night before for just $99*! Call us to book at 717-738-1490.

Fall Homeschool Day Schedule

1st-2nd grades 3rd-4th grades 5th-6th grades 7th-12th grades
10:00 AM Arrive
10:30 AM Sling Shots Flying V Giant Ladder Reptiles & Amphibians
11:30 AM Flying V Sling Shots Reptiles & Amphibians Giant Ladder
12:30 PM Packed Lunch
1:30 PM Field Games Reptiles & Amphibians Flying V GPS Nature Hunt
2:30 PM Reptiles & Amphibians Field Games Field Games Flying V
3:30 PM Depart

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Homeschool Day Activities

Giant Ladder

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Sling Shots

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Nature Science Programs

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GPS Nature Hunt

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Giant Swing

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2 Ziplines – Flying V RUN

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Field Games (Elementary)

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Sleepover field trips are the best!

Stay in our cabin for just $99*.

Call to Book Your Stay 717-738-1490.

*Price valid night prior to Homeschool Day for up to 6 persons. Taxes apply.



Payment is due at time of registration.  Payments are non-refundable if cancelled less than  48 hours before the event. If someone on the waitlist takes your place money can then be refunded.

If registration is full you will be contacted and put on the waitlist. If it does not work out for you to attend, you will receive a full refund.

Yes. Parents/Guardians must remain on the Refreshing Mountain grounds throughout the day. A chaperone schedule will be given upon arrival.

Lunch is NOT provided for this event.  There are picnic tables and pavilion space for you to eat your bag lunch. The camp store will be opened for light food items, drinks, snacks, and souvenirs if you would like to purchase some items.

Yes, there is no cost for parking and we have ample space for busses as well as passenger vehicles.

This is a “light rain or shine event”.  We will cancel if there is a storm or other severe weather.  If Refreshing Mountain cancels any part of your event for a safety-related reason, you will receive a FULL REFUND.

Yes, our activities are designed to include a broad range of physical and mental abilities.  We don’t want to exclude anyone.  At the same time, there are aspects of our topography and certain safety requirements of some of our elements that can pose a challenge to guests with limited mobility and/or over 250 lbs.  We do have options that can be explored for special accommodation and we welcome a conversation about any particular needs your guests may have.  Please give us a call at 717-738-1490.

Yes, every participant must sign a Release Form.  If the participant is under age 18, a parent/guardian MUST sign the form.  Therefore, for school groups it is necessary to process the Release Forms prior to the event.  The group organizer is responsible to collect the signed Release Forms and bring them along on the day of the event.

Signed Release Forms must be received in our office before we will begin your event.

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