Apple Field Trip Packages

Field trip educator Patty Vandever explains the growing cycle of an apple to a group of Molly Michie Co-op Preschool students during a field trip Wednesday at Carter Mountain Orchard in Albemarle County. Photo/The Daily Progress/Andrew Shurtleff
Field trip educator Patty Vandever explains the growing cycle of an apple to a group of Molly Michie Co-op Preschool students during a field trip Wednesday at Carter Mountain Orchard in Albemarle County. Photo/The Daily Progress/Andrew Shurtleff

Field trips that are a breath of fresh air!

These packages are available Monday-Friday, late August through early November, as a field trip or for group visits.


Jonathan Package

  • ¼ Peck bag to pick you own apples
  • “Apple School” Educational Presentation
  • Self Guided Educational Stations
  • Coloring Book
  • Teacher Packet Link

$5.50 per person
Minimum of 15 paying participants (minimum charges apply).
One teacher or staff member FREE for every 10 paying children!


McIntosh Package

  • Everything in the Jonathan Package, plus…
  • Wagon ride through the orchard

$7.50 per person
Minimum of 15 paying participants (minimum charges apply).
One teacher or staff member FREE for every 10 paying children!


Johnny Appleseed Package

  • Everything in the Jonathan Package, plus…
  • Wagon ride through the orchard
  • Mini-Jack pumpkin

$8.50 per person
Minimum of 15 paying participants (minimum charges apply).
One teacher or staff member FREE for every 10 paying children!


Snack Option

Include a fresh cider donut snack and a sample cup of cider for only $1.00 per person. (This can be added to any of the above packages.)

Ready to book your field trip?

Here are 3 ways to make a reservation:

  1. Submit your Reservation Request Online
  2. Download and print the Carter Mountain Fall Field Trip Reservation Form [PDF], fill it in completely, and fax it to us at 434-979-0341. We will contact you within 48 hours.
  3. Call Carter Mountain at 434-977-1833

“My children had the most wonderful time going to apple school (they loved it), going on the hay ride, and picking apples. They came back thrilled with all their adventures. Fabulous!”

2nd Grade Teacher, Charlottesville VA