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Not Your Typical School Field Trip

If you are looking for fresh new experiences and ways to experience life outside of the classroom, Refreshing Mountain is the venue for you. We host a variety of day events and offer a range of age appropriate programs for students in grades kindergarten through senior high. Read on to find out more about how…

Top 10 School Field Trip Ideas in Pennsylvania

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School field trips provide a fun and educational experience for students of all ages.  Here is a top 10 list of school field trip ideas (of course, we are biased towards #9 & #10) 1. Visit a Farm Touring a local farm is a great way to learn about food production, different farm animals, and…

Getting to Know Don Bomberger

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Don Bomberger has become an iconic figure at Refreshing Mountain with his familiar hat firmly positioned on his head and his amiable joking.  Make sure you notice if he’s wearing a hat or not–occasionally it gets a mind of its own and wanders off, not to be found for days. Don is most often referred…

What are the Teambuilding Challenges at Refreshing Mountain?

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Ok, so you’re thinking about doing a team building event and you’ve heard about Refreshing Mountain, but you’re not sure exactly what our team building activities are all about.  What will your group be doing while they are on-site?  Will it be fun for everyone?  How long do the activities and are they safe?   What will my…

Consider an Outdoor Adventure for Your Next School Field Trip

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Are you looking for new ideas for your next school field trip?  Consider a day event at Refreshing Mountain Retreat & Adventure Center.  We have lots of outdoor activities for groups of all ages, sizes and budgets.  We’ve been providing retreats and outdoor adventures to groups in Lancaster County for over 30 years and have…