Carter Mountain Orchard

Field Trips

Experiences that are a breath of fresh air!

Peach Picking Field Trips

Available weekdays, late June through early September (crop dependent)

ripe peaches

Peaches N’ Cream

  • ¼ peck bag to pick your own peaches
  • Cup of Ice Cream
  • Self Guided Educational Stations
  • Teacher Packet Link

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

Add a fresh cider donut snack and a sample cup of cider for only $2/person.

Apple Picking Field Trips

Available Monday-Friday, late August through early November

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

Jonathan ($8/person)

  • ¼ peck bag for pick-your-own apples
  • “Apple School” Educational Presentation
  • Self Guided Educational Stations
  • Coloring Book
  • Teacher Packet Link
tractor wagon at spring fling

McIntosh ($10/person)

Everything in the Jonathan package, PLUS:

  • Wagon ride through the orchard
Mini pumpkins available at Chiles and Carter Mountain

Johnny Appleseed ($12/person)

Everything in the Jonathan package, PLUS:

  • Wagon ride through the orchard
  • Mini-jack pumpkin

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